System Verification and Simulation Lab


TNBR IEC 61850 System Verification and Simulation (SVS) Laboratory offers testing of IEC 61850 devices and systems.

The SVS Lab has been established since 2010 as platform for TNB to acquire IEC 61850 knowledge and practical experience through research, testing and training activities.

Service Offered

Comprehensive IEC 61850 Testing
Extensive IEC 61850 Consultancy & Training Works
Telecommunication testing for current differential protection relay

How Can We Help

Over the years of our establishment, we have developed distinctive features of our laboratory and we have well equipped facilities to support our operations. Our experts are also parts of National/ International Technical Committees.

Our comprehensive facilities:

  • Secondary Injection Test Set
  • IEC 61850 Client
  • Network Monitoring and Management
  • Third party IEC 61850 System Configuration Tool
  • Sampled Value Analyzer
  • IEC 61850 Conformance Test Tool
  • Time Synchronization Test Tool
  • Transient Network Simulator

Our experts:

Involvement in National/International Technical Committees

Technical CommitteeResearcher
CIGRE B5.53 (Test Strategy for Protection, Automation and Control Functions in a Full Digital Substation based on IEC 61850 Applications)Mohd Iqbal Ridwan
CIGRE B5.59 (Requirements for Near Process Intelligent Electronic Devices)Mohd Iqbal Ridwan
North America IEC 61850 Process Bus User Task ForceMohd Iqbal Ridwan
SIRIM SG IEC 61850:Communication for Power Utility AutomationMohd Iqbal Ridwan Muzlifah Hanim Zarmani

List of Clients

We have extended our services to:

Client List for Testing Services

  • ABB (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Matrix Power Network Sdn. Bhd.
  • Alstom Grid Pte Ltd
  • Schneider Electric Industries (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • SIEMENS (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • PSI Incontrol Sdn. Bhd.
  • Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems Asia Sdn. Bhd.

Client List for IEC 61850 Training and Consultancy Work

  • Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan
  • Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) and King Mongkut University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand
  • TNB Repair and Maintenance Sdn Bhd

Contact Us

Azlan Bin Abdul Rahim

Head, System Verification & Simulation Lab 

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