Instrumentation and Control Systems / System Integration

AKER Solutions NWL Bran Sands Advanced Digestion Project

Idec Technical Services were contracted by AKER Solutions to provide the Design, System Integration and Control content of a Domestic and Industrial Waste Cake and Sludge Treatment Plant.This plant received the cake and sludge, conditioned it and digested it to produce Biogas. The biogas is to be used to generate electricity using gas engines and hence reduce the sites energy costs.

control system integration case study

Our scope of work was to Design, Supply, Install, Configure and Commission the following:-

  • A bespoke Serck SCX6 Triple Standby (Main / 1st Standby / 2nd Standby) SCADA System
  • Modification of existing Serck SCX5.2 (Duty / Standby) SCADA System
  • Modification of existing Intouch 9 (Duty / Standby) SCADA System
  • Design, configuration, testing and SCADA Integration of 3 Allen Bradley SLC500 PLC's utilising Ethernet connectivity, Dual Redundant Fibre Optic Universal Remote I/O and MODBUS communications to third party equipment
  • SCADA Integration of other third party Allen Bradley SLC500 PLC's
  • Modification of 10 exiting Allen Bradley PLC5 PLC's and 4 existing Allen Bradley SLC500 PLC's
  • Consultancy, SCADA Integration, SCADA / PLC Migration onto new network (1G Backbone and 4 x 1G / 100M rings, dual homed) and decommissioning of old network (10M Star Topology)


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