S&C Electric Company Establishes Power Systems Services Operation in EuropeBy Sc Electric Company, PRNE
Monday, December 27, 2010
CHICAGO and LONDON, December 28, 2010 - S&C Electric Company 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
As such, the company announced the appointment of Mick Barlow to lead
S&C's regional services operation. Barlow, one of the founders of Power
Technologies International's European office in 1990, brings more than 35
years of relevant industry experience to S&C.
"S&C is driving innovative solutions for the world's power grids," said
Barlow. "I look forward to developing new S&C solutions that will help Europe
build a more intelligent grid."
About S&C Electric Company
S&C, headquartered in Chicago, USA, is applying its heritage of
innovation to address challenges facing the world's power grids, and is thus
shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of S&C is to
continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the
improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid.
Additional information on S&C is available at www.sandc.com.
Media Contact: Kevin Bossi Edelman +44-20-3047-2311 Kevin.Bossi@edelman.com
Kevin Bossi of Edelman, +44-20-3047-2311, Kevin.Bossi at edelman.com, for S&C Electric Company
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