Kategorie: Switch room, CRITIS.
Innovative upgrade for power supply control center
“Electricity everywhere and at all times” – according to this guiding principle, around 160,000 so-called extraction points in and around Magdeburg are supplied with electricity. Responsible for this: Netze Magdeburg GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Städtische Werke Magdeburg In order to remain true to this maxim at all times, the power supplier has now brought in a strong partner. With the support of Jungmann Systemtechnik GmbH, the power supply control center was extensively modernised.
A scene that can still be seen in many control centers today: A confusing number of monitors, a separate computer for each data source with various mouse-keyboard units that make life difficult for the operators, and, as the cherry on top, furniture from a time when the issue of “ergonomics” did not yet play a role. “It just didn’t fit any more, it was all too much for us,” remembers Karl-Ludwig Stephan, Head of Power System Management.
Clear requirements for technology and ergonomics
The requirements for an upgrade of the control center of Netze Magdeburg were thus clearly defined: Fewer screens and improved visibility, a technical solution that offers more flexible application options and contemporary, ergonomically designed furniture. Just the right match for the control room professionals at JST.
The Stratos X11 CommandDesk: a switch between sitting and standing to relieve back strain.
Positive employee response to new technology
It was clear from the very first discussions during a workshop day in the JST control room simulator: “The solutions that we were presented with here were able to convince both the younger and the more experienced colleagues,” according to Karl-Ludwig Stephan. The intuitive operation of our MultiConsoling® technology, a tool for controlling all workstations and the large-format system, along with the myGUI® graphical user interface, was quickly accepted by all employees.
JST solutions make the "island wish" possible
The opinion of the operator team also played a decisive role in the design of the premises. As a result, it was jointly agreed that the new power supply control center should be equipped with an “island solution.” A combination of two semicircular and one classic Operator Desk from the JST Stratos series made this special request possible.
Maximum flexibility thanks to mobile large display walls
Two large display walls with business displays, featuring ultra-slim frames, were integrated directly into the work island, making them perfect for BigPicture display. The highlight: Each operator can assign individual sources to “their own” large-format displays. Nevertheless, the display walls are integrated into mobile DisplayRacks, which can also be combined to form a large DisplayWall as needed.