With the addition of extremely accurate voltage and current sensors, S&C Electric's IntelliRupterĀ® PulseCloser is able to respond to self-healing and protection applications for the smart grid. The company says it's more accurate than any device now on the market, and that the sensors also provide a cost-effective approach to capturing the high-accuracy voltage and current data necessary to support other smart grid applications like Volt/VAR control and circuit optimization.
"Accurate sensing systems capture the data that intelligent grid networks need to support a multitude of smart grid applications," said Michael Edmonds, global smart grid strategies director for S&C. "The IntelliRupter's built-in sensors obtain crucial operational data and eliminate the need for utilities to install separate sensing devices, reduce installation and maintenance costs and improve the return on their IntelliRupter investment."
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