Aid Finance for Nine Power Supervision and Control Systems Projects, an Evaluation of SCADA Projects in Nine Countries
Lennart Königson , Geir Kaasa
The evaluation deals with nine SCADA systems. SCADA is an abbreviation of "Supervisory Control and Data Aquisition" which refers to automated remote control systems that collect data, transmit it to a central control unit where it is processed and/or stroed. Nine systems in nine countries are included in the evaluation. These projects were initiated during the period 1985 to 1995 and funded in a part with concessionary loans and development grants. The evaluation has look at if the scope of the projects and the chosen level of technology have been appropriate and their financial and economical viability.