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Going the ?smart grid? way

Carl Sellick is optimistic about the smart grid sector growth in the Middle East region. (Image source: Lucy Electric)

Specialists in high-performance medium voltage switchgear for utility, industrial and commercial applications, Lucy Electric is bringing two new products to Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017

? The 36kV RMU: Suitable for 36kV networks and renewable power generation connections, its uniquely compact design offers one of the smallest footprints on the market. Easy to install with simple and virtually maintenance-free operation, its combination of the highest power ratings, equipped with the highest safety features and compliance with the latest IEC standards, make the range suitable for both indoor and outdoor power distribution applications. Automation-ready with an integrated remote terminal unit (RTU), wide range of options and accessories it offers customers a cost-effective and reliable 36kV solution.

? Additions to the GridKey range: These new elements complement the existing GridKey monitoring range, which now offers a complete suite of products to measure, communicate, store and analyse real-time data, flexibly and cost-effectively meeting customers? LV monitoring needs.

Carl Sellick, global sales director at Lucy Middle East, says, ?We are seeing an increasing number of companies in the region investing in automation and smart grid projects to manage the growth in connectivity of renewable sources and also to help realise efficiencies, improve quality of supply and future-proof the infrastructure here. To meet these changing needs we have been developing and expanding our automation and monitoring solutions. We will be launching the latest developments in these areas ? our first 36KV ring main unit and the development of our GridKey range ? at the show.?

?Our focus at the show will be on our automation solutions. We will be launching some new products and showcasing a range of our existing products and services, including the Gemini 3 RTUs, Solid Blade AX Air Break Disconnector switches, SCADA systems and energy services,? Sellick reveals.