Virtual testing of SIPROTEC 5 protection devices

Engineering tool for protection -  SIPROTEC DigitalTwin

SIPROTEC DigitalTwin

The SIPROTEC DigitalTwin is the real time digital replica of a physical SIPROTEC 5 device including algorithm, functionality, and communication interfaces. The new innovative cloud based SIPROTEC DigitalTwin offers comprehensive test of your SIPROTEC 5 devices as part of the energy automation system with high efficiency, performance, security, and availability 24/7 from everywhere without any hardware.

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SIPROTEC DigitalTwin


Features & functions

Virtual testing of SIPROTEC 5 protection devices - SIPROTEC DigitalTwin


Testing of the device

  • Injection of static currents and voltages
  • Simulation of binary inputs and analog units
  • Device operation (display, LED, CFC)

Protection testing

  • With static inputs
  • With COMTRADE replay
  • With state sequencers

Communication testing

  • Interaction with SCADA systems
  • Ethernet substation protocols
  • Protection data interface
  • Teleprotection interface
  • Web UI
  • IoT connectivity / GridEdge

IEC 61850 communication und cyber security testing

  • GOOSE, MMS and interlockings
  • Interaction with SCADA systems
  • Process bus communication
  • Security logs
  • Role-based access control


Application areas

Saves time, increases quality throughout the entire lifecycle of your system

  • Pre-sales and Design
  • Implementation
  • Commissioning
  • Operation
  • Training
  • Maintenance and Services

Feature summary

  • Front display visualization and operation (menu navigation, function keys, …)
  • Injection of currents, voltages, binary inputs, e.g. for protection trips
  • Test of protection functions, automation logics and customer specific applications
  • Individual and intuitive training of SIPROTEC 5
  • Remote Apps: Fully integrated applications as remote desktop in the web-browser: DIGSI 5, Web UI , SIPROTEC Tools and more
  • IoT-Applications SICAM GridEdge, SIPROTEC Dashboard or PQ Advisor Premium
  • IEC 61850 GOOSE communication between devices e.g. interlockings
  • Testing of the integration in substation automation systems SICAM A8000, SICAM PAS/SCC and SCADA Systems using Ethernet protocols IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus TP, IEC 60870-5-104
  • Fault analysis e.g. replay of records
  • Test of cyber security functions (Syslog, RADIUS)


Testing of the energy automation system within minutes, without hardware and without additional effort.

  • Faster energization of new systems thanks to shorter project lifetimes
  • Reduced OPEX with shorter outages for higher availability thanks to better pre-testing (incl. patches)
  • Reduced CAPEX in test equipment
  • Fast and remote support and fault analysis by easily reproducing the behavior of products and systems
  • Flexible, continuous, and personalized training in virtual test environment based on real system conditions
Purchase and subscribe

Purchase and manage SIPROTEC DigitalTwin subscriptions

You can easily use the SIPROTEC DigitaTwin via a subscription in various packages. Once you are registered as a customer for the SIPROTEC DigitalTwin in our system, you can manage your subscriptions online and select additional subscriptions.

Subscription packages

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Purchase online via Industry Mall (all other countries)

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