04 May '12, 5pm

US Smart Grid Systems Provider Lands Scottish Wind Farm Contract

US Smart Grid Systems Provider Lands Scottish Wind Farm Contract

Photo courtesy: EDF Renewables Chicago’s S&C Electric Co. is capitalizing on Europe’s drive to develop its wind energy resources. S&C’s European subsidiary, S&C Electric Company Europe Ltd., has won a “multimillion-pound contract ” from Electricite de France’s EDF Renewables to provide a smart grid system that will modulate the variable output of clean, renewable electricity to be produced from the Fallago Rig wind farm in the Scottish Border region south of Edinburgh, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported. The contract is something of a coup for S&C Electric , which is competing against much larger power industry technology and equipment providers such as ABB Ltd., GE and Siemens, for work on Europe’s growing onshore and offshore wind farm project pipeline. Europe’s Renewable Energy Drive Opens Up Opportunities for US Companies Located in the Scottish Borders region, EDF Renewa...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/04/us-smart-grid-systems...

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