Anniversary testament to company’s £1.5m contribution
to the Welsh economy
20th May 2013– S&C Electric Europe Ltd, a Swansea-based company specialising in helping utilities and electricity distribution companies improve electrical grids across Europe as well as integrate renewable energy sources, has announced its fifth anniversary. Continue reading
Global smart grid expert invests £100,000 in the University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre
Strathclyde, 15th May 2013 – S&C Electric Europe Ltd, a smart grid and renewable energy integration expert, today announced a strategic partnership with The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC), which is officially being opened by Scotland’s First Minister today. Continue reading
Innovative Cleaning Method Allows for Maintenance without the Outage
CHICAGO, May 14, 2013 – S&C Electric Company, a global smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces its offering of CO2 cleaning services for energized electrical equipment. S&C’s CO2 cleaning services allow utilities and customers who operate their own power systems to clean power equipment up to 34.5 kV without having to plan an outage. This innovative new service further expands S&C’s asset management portfolio for medium-voltage power systems. Continue reading
The electric industry is starting to investigate new solutions from the telecommunications sector. The latest communication technology, seamlessly bridged into the existing infrastructure, is an important tool to increase power reliability and efficiency. M2M (Machine To Machine) communications are becoming increasingly important and relevant in all aspects of modern power grid development.
Donivon Hettich, S&C’s Director—Grid Connectivity, addresses the topic of “M2M and the Smart Grid” in a recent Q&A with Zpryme. This Q&A reviews trends in M2M communications and identifies ways in which this technology is providing benefit to utilities. You can read the full Q&A online.
Renewable integration solution will help project meet new ERCOT grid interconnection codes
S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy integration, today announces it was awarded a $2.6MM contract by Sweetwater Wind to upgrade a portion of their 585 MW wind farm in Sweetwater, Texas. This upgrade will enable Sweetwater Wind to meet new renewable energy generation interconnection standards that have been enacted in Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Continue reading
New service helps European utilities ensure power system reliability and extend critical equipment life
3rd May 2013– S&C Electric Europe Ltd, a smart grid and renewable energy integration expert today launched a new 24 hour asset monitoring service for ensuring uptime of its customer’s critical electric grid equipment.
The service will be performed locally from Swansea, in Europe, with local support as needed in European countries to resolve identified issues. These services include PureWave® CBM Condition-Based Monitoring for S&C’s PureWave family of power quality products, which are applied at European renewable energy plants and critical facilities, such as data centers, factories and hospitals. Continue reading