Siemens, BPL Global team up for smart grid solutions

Orlando, Fla., January 6, 2010 — Siemens Energy and BPL Global are expanding their relationship in North America to provide a more comprehensive smart grid portfolio.

Siemens is an investor in BPLG and a co-marketer of its transformer monitors, and now Siemens will team with BPLG to integrate and resell BPLG load management and distributed energy resource management solutions.

Siemens and BPLG will integrate BPLG smart grid solutions with Siemens’ distribution automation applications, including its distribution management system (DMS), SCADA and substation automation solutions.

BPLG develops and deploys smart grid solutions to modernize electric grids worldwide addressing applications across the grid from the substation to customer premises.

BPLG’s demand management solution integrates software, hardware and services that enable the utility to directly manage non-critical load for operational and market monetization needs.

The solution provides electric utilities with direct control of dispatchable load with predictable and verifiable management of individual loads.

Siemens has smart grid solutions along the entire energy conversion chain from planning and consulting to the products and services required to enable the grid to operate intelligently.

The company also incorporates solutions for commercial and industrial applications as well as smart homes, including building automation, IT systems integration, advanced lighting technology and energy efficient appliances, for a comprehensive smart grid solution.


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