VNIIR - Russian Relay Engineering Research Institute

Russian Relay Engineering Research Institute (Abbreviation in Russian: VNIIR) is a leading company specializing in development and manufacturing of equipment, solutions and know-how for protection relays. VNIIR stands for a holistic approach, offering the customers an integrated concept that provides all-critical services from a single source, including project management, system integration, equipment delivery, commissioning and training, in addition to maintenance.

With over half a century of experience, VNIIR continues to put an emphasis on innovation. Our vast experience in implementing new technology combined with an extensive intellectual capital allows the enterprise to offer top-quality advanced solutions along with related scientific accompaniment and technical support services.

Core areas:

  • Relay protection and automation systems
  • Automated dispatch control systems: automated process control systems, automated power supply metering, management and control systems
  • Automated soft-start and rotational frequency control systems for high-voltage motors
  • Indoor/outdoor packaged transformer substations
  • Low-voltage equipment: distribution cubicles and switchboards, automatic transfer switches
  • Marine power distribution systems and automation
  • Single-source supplier and systems integrator

Scientific research:

  • Simulation and optimization of power network operating modes utilizing hardware-in-the-loop testing equipment
  • Power electronics and electrical drives
  • Low-voltage equipment

Significant R&D activities are carried out within the framework of technology development programs for the Russian electric power industry. In order to deliver exceptional results, VNIIR actively collaborates with leading domestic specialists, foreign professionals and research institutes.

VNIIR is currently obtaining certification required to supply our products and services to largest Russian companies within electrical grids, oil & gas and other industries.