Gamesa Electric

Power Plant
Controller for
PV and Storage

Gamesa Electric Orchestra

Gamesa Electric

PV & BESS control & monitoring


Broad & Flexible Functionality

Flexible plant configuration: – Photovoltaic generation – BESS stand alone – Hybrid solar + storage (DC and AC coupled system)

Multiple applications: Frequency response, ramp-rate control, energy shifting, peak shaving, clipping reduction, voltage control…

Local and remote control and monitoring compatible with different users: plant operator, grid operator, plant owner, service team


Grid Connection Robustness

Extensive grid code knowledge based on wind, solar and BESS experience in more than 54 countries.

Grid code compliance proven in the most demanding markets including Europe, Australia, Mexico, USA and others

Advanced functionalities as optional: virtual synchronous machine (VSM), synthetic inertia, black start, grid forming


Scalability and connectivity

Scalability from small to large utility scale projects.

Multi-PCS and multi-PV inverter coordination for maximum performance. Optimized state of charge (SOC) recovery algorithms.

Integrated cybersecurity, high communication speed and conectivity capacity, fast plant response.

Full grid
with the best

Power Plant Controller
for PV & BESS

Gamesa Electric Orchestra brings intelligence to the PV and storage system optimising resources and maximising performance.

Hybrid PV + BESS

Standalone BESS

Gamesa Electric
Orchestra combines a
robust grid connection
design with a flexible
and wide range of

Stor Controller Functionalities PV Plant BESS
Power Quality Grid Code Compliance Yes Yes Yes
Primary Frequency Regulation Yes Yes Yes
Secondary Frequency Regulation Yes Yes Yes
Plant Ramp Control Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Generation Control (AGC) Yes Yes Yes
Voltage Control (Qref, Vref, PFref) Yes Yes Yes
Energy Management Energy Arbitrage * Yes Yes
Peak Shaving / Load Shaving * Yes
Transmission and Distribution Deferral * Yes Yes
PV Energy Shifting * Yes
Plant Curtailment Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Functionalities Grid Forming * Yes Yes
Virtual Synchronous Machine (VSM) * Yes Yes
Synthetic Inertia * Yes Yes
Black Start * Yes Yes

*Energy Management Functionalities are executed either upon an external P/Q reference or as part of a time scheduled event. Gamesa Electric Orchestra has the option to include time based production scheduling.
Consult Gamesa electric for advance functionalities in PV plants without batteries.

& applications

Power Quality Applications

Frequency Control

Stor Controller

Voltage Control

Stor Controller

Energy Management Applications

PV Ramp Control

Stor Controller

PV Energy Shifting

Stor Controller

Advanced Functionalities

Black Start / Grid Forming /
Synchronization with external grid

Stor Controller
General Data
Plant Configuration(1) Photovoltaic / BESS Standalone / Hybrid PV + BESS
Inverter Compatibility Gamesa Electric Proteus series
Main Characteristics
Dimensions (H / W / D) 800 x 600 x 300 mm [31.5 x 23.6 x 11.8 inch]
Weight 45 kg [99.2 lb]
Standard Protection Class(1) IP20
Power Supply(1) 250W, 1ph, 230Vac 50/60Hz
Cooling Forced air
Mounting System(1) Wall / Support structure mounted
Certification(2) CE Marking
Environmental Conditions
Temperature Range – Operation(1) 0°C / +60°C [32°F / 140°F]
Relative Humidity 5 – 95% (non-condensing)
Maximum Altitude(1) 2000 m
Corrosion Protection(1) C4
Grid Metering
Integrated Direct Analog Readings(3) 3 x CTs and 3 x VTs
Grid Analyzer Optional
Power Converters Modbus TCP/IP
SCADA(1) Modbus TCP/IP
Grid Operator(1) Modbus TCP/IP
Webserver Included
Grid Analyzer
Touch screen
Auxiliary power supply at +24V
Low Temperature Kit up to -20 °C [-4°F]
High Altitude Kit up to 4,000 m [13,123 ft]
Protection Against High Corrosion C5
Power Supply Kit 250W, 120 Vac, 1ph, 50/60 Hz
Cold Swap Redundancy
Communication Switch Redundancy

* Please consult Gamesa Electric for different configurations
(1) Consult Gamesa Electric for a specific configuration
(2) Consult Gamesa Electric for different Standards/Directives
(3) Optimum for solutions where the Stor Controller is located in a near proximity of the POI measurement (<10m [32.8ft])

Aditional Information

Grid Code Analysis Support:

  • Grid code analysis by project
  • Grid integration, grid impact and Grid Performance Standards (GPS) support
  • PSS/E, PSCAD and DigSILENT models available upon request

Data Logging:

  • Plant performance at the POI
  • Battery performance
  • Local & cloud based options
  • Webserver

External Control and Monitoring Interfaces:

  • Customer Control Centre
  • O&M Support Centre
  • Grid Operator / Dispatch Centre
  • Asset Operator
  • System Aggregator / Bidding Operator

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