News & Events

Brownfield Substation Design – A Sneak Peek at AUD for Substations

An early look at how this new addition to the Substation Design Suite supports LiDAR-based design When we announced the future availability of AUD for Substations back in November 2019, we noted that this new member of the SBS Substation...

Substation Design Suite™ – Physical and Protection & Control 7.4.2 Now Available

 Substation Design Suite brings improved stability with over 40 new product enhancements between the two modules. Substation Design Suite™ – Physical Among the new product enhancement, the SDS – Physical code has been redeveloped in order to bring more extensive...

Automated Utility Design™ 8.1 Now Available

New Looping Feature Provides More Flexibility for Rules-Based Design AUD 8.1 brings improved stability and over 20 new product enhancements. For example, the AUD rules engine now has a looping feature that simplifies the process for performing advanced functions in...

SDS Physical Remote Training Open Enrollment!

February 24-27, 2020 March 3-6, 2020 Back by popular demand! Many of our customers have utilized this lower cost option for SDS Training. This open enrollment training is priced per student and is a cost effective alternative to our group...

SDS P&C Remote Training Open Enrollment!

March 30 – April 2, 2020 April 6-9, 2020 Due to the popularity of our SDS – Physical Remote Training, we are now offering remote training for our SDS – P&C software. If you are looking for a lower cost...

DistribuTECH International

January 28 – 30, 2020 | San Antonio, TX Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Halls 1-4 SBS will be at DistribuTECH International 2020 Booth #1869. We will showcase our industry leading software design tools, Automated Utility Design™ (AUD), Substation...

SDS Physical Remote Training Open Enrollment!

February 3-10, 2020 Looking for a lower cost option for SDS Training? This open enrollment training is priced per student and is a cost effective alternative to our group training offerings that cover the same material. There are still spaces...

SBS Announces SDS – Physical for AutoCAD

SDS Product Suite Supports 3D, Intelligent Substation Design with AutoCAD NOVEMBER 18, 2019 SBS is announcing a new product this week at the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) meeting, held in conjunction with Autodesk University 2019 in Las Vegas....

Utility Technology Association Conference

October 15, 2019 Join SBS at the Utility Technology Association Conference in Chattanooga, TN, October 29-31, 2019. SBS will be sharing the latest capabilities of our flagship products Automated Utility Design™ and Substation Design Suite™. More information can be found...

IA/NE Conference

October 14, 2019 Join SBS at the IA/NE Conference in La Vista, NE, October 22-24, 2019.  SBS will be sharing the latest capabilities of our flagship Substation Design Suite™ product.  More information can be found here:  http://www.cvent.com/events/43rd-annual-iowa-nebraska-system-protection-and-substation-conference/event-summary-e7343cbcd23c4d47a841136ab31649fc.aspx?i=0d1cfb35-3afb-42d2-b93b-1f2675a8b562...

Esri GeoConX Conference 2019

October 11, 2019 SBS Found the Missing Link SBS has the link between AutoCAD and Esri and we’re excited to share it at GeoConX in Atlanta, GA October 27-30!  Stop by booth #200 to see GIS assets maintained using 3D...

Utility Day Prior to Autodesk University 2019

October 11, 2019 We are excited to be a part of the Utility Day prior to this years Autodesk University. Please join us and many of your peers to learn more. The agenda for the event is as follows. Agenda:...

Utility Distribution Design and Esri’s Utility Network

ADVANTAGES OF DESIGN INTEGRATION WITHIN ESRI’S UTILITY NETWORK Many utility organizations are moving to Esri’s Utility Network Management extension (UN) and are finding that the process introduces fundamental changes in how they implement their data creation and maintenance workflows. The...

SDS Releases 7.4.1

Substation Design Suite™ (SDS) Physical and Protection & Control 7.4.1 Now Available Substation Design Suite 7.4.1 is now available to our users as part of our commitment to continually improve SDS with new features and performance improvements. Updated Substation Design...

Integrated Utility Design Workflows Leverage the Best of GIS and CAD

In the 1990s, most organizations developed monolithic platforms that embedded engineering design in their geographic information systems (GIS). While the concept of going to those common “suites” made sense at the time, it failed to address the needs of the...

SBS Joins the Esri Partner Network

Esri – Autodesk Strategic Partnership Ushers in a New Generation of Integrated Design Solutions SBS is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Esri Partner Network.  And it’s quite an exciting time for SBS and our clients. SBS sees tremendous...

Esri User Conference 2019

Visit SBS at booth #208 at the Esri User Conference, July 8-12 in San Diego. As one of Esri’s newest partners, SBS is excited to show our Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) product seamlessly integrated with ArcGIS and the Esri Utility...

Southern States and Reliaguard add content to Utility Content for Substation Design Suite™

Manufacturers 3D models continue to grow with the addition of content from Southern States and Reliaguard. June 14, 2019 SBS announced during the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) 2019 Spring Meeting that Southern States and Reliaguard will be adding...

2019 Peer Utility Group Conference

6th Annual PUG Conference hosted by Puget Sound Energy We are excited to announce this year’s conference will be held August 27th – 29th, 2019 and will be hosted by Puget Sound Energy, Bellevue, Washington. We are busy planning all...

2019 Milsoft User’s Conference

Join SBS at the 2019 Milsoft User’s Conference, June 11-13. The event will be held at the Omni Orlando Resource at Championsgate in Orlando Florida. Meet the SBS team, at booth 34, and see how SBS distribution design and integration...