Kuwait Smart Grid deal for Alstom

Alstom (Euronext: ALO) has been selected by the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) to provide a fully integrated Smart Grid solution for the Middle Eastern nation.

Trade Arabia reports that the project includes an upgrade of the Kuwait town district control center’s energy management system (EMS), a new integrated distribution management system (IDMS) and an asset management system (AMS), said a statement from Alstom Grid.

Through its advanced e-terraplatform and e-terradistribution solutions, Alstom will create a single system for managing the medium and high voltage operations of the Kuwait Town District Control Center.

“Alstom’s e-terra solution suite will improve our grid’s reliability and efficiency, while providing advanced network security functions for our grid operators and actionable asset information for our maintenance staff,” said Ali Al Wazzan AUS (Supervisory Control Centres and Information System & Supervision) of Kuwait MEW.

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