S&C Electric Company Establishes Power Systems Services Operation in Europe
S&C Electric announced the creation of a Power Systems Services division for Europe, which will focus on improving electrical service reliability and efficiency through the expansion of service offerings such as consulting on renewable energy and grid automation, training services and system design, and installation and consultation.
S&C Electric Co. today announced the creation of its Power Systems Services division for Europe, a milestone in the company's expansion of its international service operations that will help enhance power reliability and green resource integration into the world's power grid.
The Europe Power Systems Services operation, located in Manchester, England, will focus on improving electrical service reliability and efficiency through the expansion of service offerings such as consulting on renewable energy and grid automation, training services and system design, build, and installation consultation.
"Electric utilities in Europe and around the world are addressing unprecedented challenges, like meeting renewable energy portfolio standard requirements and reducing peak loads," says Andrew Jones, managing director, S&C Electric Company Europe. "Utilities, and the businesses and consumers who rely on their services, need counsel from professionals with deep grid expertise to help navigate these changes and meet increasingly stringent power standards.
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