Austin Energy uses Siemens switches in its first smart grid project

Siemens Energy and Automation, Alpharetta, Ga., announced that Austin Energy is using Siemens’ Bridges Electric Vector group-operated motorized intelligent switches for loop switching in its smart grid pilot project. The primary goals for the intelligent grid system are to enable automated load shifting and outage management through back-end management software.

Forty of Siemens’ automated, group-operated air break switches are included in the pilot project. The Vector switches are ca

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