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  1. Utility equipment: S&C Electric completes acquisition of Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corp.

    Utility equipment : S&C Electric Co., a provider of equipment and services for electric power systems, and IPERC, a provider of cybersecure , intelligent microgrid control systems, announced a definitive agreement under which S&C would acquire all outstanding common shares of IPERC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The acquisition of IPERC is part of our strategic plan to enhance our technical portfolio and drive profitable growth,” said Kyle Seymour, S&C’s Chief Executive Officer. “IPERC has highly skilled team members and technology that will complement our current product offerings and advance our presence in the military market. IPERC brings industry expertise in the area of microgrid controls and cyber security. We are extremely excited to enter into this relationship.” “We look forward to building our future with S&C Electric Company. Our organizations are customer focused and have common cultural values. With this acquisition, S&C will be uniquely positioned as a one-stop-shop for all microgrid equipment and services, worldwide,” said Dr. Darrell Massie, IPERC Founder and Chief Technology Officer. “With S&C’s commitment to innovation and smart grid development, and IPERC’s expertise in intelligent microgrid technologies we believe IPERC and S&C are well matched for market growth.” IPERC will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of S&C reporting to Wanda Reder, Chief Strategy Officer. Also as part of the transaction, Erik Svanholm, currently Chief Operating Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of IPERC and will be charged with guiding the future of the business. Dr. Massie will become IPERC’s Chief Technical Officer, thereby allowing him to focus his time and talents on maintaining IPERC’s position in the marketplace as a technological leader and subject matter expert. This organizational approach will facilitate continuity and uninterrupted focus on IPERC’s mission to be the leader in providing transformational energy solutions in the areas of control, intelligent power management, cyber security and energy services. About S&C Electric Company S&C, with global headquarters in Chicago, USA, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and is thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid. About Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation IPERC was founded in 2004 with the central mission of providing a more intelligent and efficient control system capable of reducing costs, enhancing security and providing continuous power when failure is not an option. IPERC was founded by Lieutenant Colonel (R) Darrell Massie, Ph.D., P.E., a West Point Professor and GridMaster technology innovator with more than two decades of experience shaping the evolution of the microgrid industry. Over the past decade, IPERC has increased its focus on strategic partnerships in order to help further support the military, commercial and utility scale microgrid markets. This focus has helped IPERC experience rapid and consistent growth in both size and revenue. For more information about S&C Electric , IPERC or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide .  

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    Fri, 26 Aug 2016

  2. Intelligent Grid technology made available to US customers

    After the completion of a Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) pilot programme last year, CenterPoint Energy is to again team up with IBM by making Intelligent Grid technology available to a limited number of its customers.

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    Mon, 6 Feb 2006

  3. POWERGRID International and ELP honor award winners at DistribuTECH

    Projects of the Year, CEOs of the Year and Utility of the Year Winners were recognized and presented with awards at the DistribuTECH Awards Dinner held Monday night in Orlando.

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    Tue, 9 Feb 2016

  4. POWERGRID International magazine names Projects Of The Year Award finalists

    Winners will be announced live at the DistribuTECH Awards Dinner Feb. 8, 2016, in Orlando

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    Wed, 11 Nov 2015

  1. CenterPoint smart grid investment delivers benefits (Infographic)

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    Wed, 4 Feb 2015

  2. Stored energy: Energy storage integration

    Energy management: S&C to build one of the largest energy storage systems in Ohio. 7 MW energy storage facility to improve power quality for local utility.

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    Fri, 18 Sep 2015

  3. S&C, Schneider Electric, Oncor complete microgrid

    The microgrid is engineered to maximize newly installed energy storage, renewable energy and improve reliability 

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    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

  4. Top 10 US States by Electric Vehicle Smart Grid Awareness

    New industry infographic from Zpryme and PennEnergy Research highlights the top 10 US states by electric vehicle & smart grid awareness.

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    Thu, 28 Mar 2013

  5. Safety products: Remote monitoring from S&C

    Utility safety: S&C Offers 24/7 remote monitoring for Micro-AT Source-Transfer Controls.

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    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

  6. American Superconductor wins Smart Grid solutions contract with Australias Ergon Energy

    American Superconductor Corporation announced that it has received a turnkey order for the company’s proprietary D-VAR STATCOM reactive compensation solution from Ergon Energy Corporation Limited, an electricity distribution company serving Queensland, Australia.

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    Mon, 20 Dec 2010

  7. IBM teams with CPFL for Brazil smart grid

    Together, the two companies will develop a smart grid strategy that drives operational efficiency and optimizes the communication network to improve customer service and workforce management

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    Wed, 29 Jun 2011

  8. Independent testing on behalf of consumers affirms accuracy of Itron smart meters

    A recent study requested by the Public Utility Commission of Texas and performed by Navigant Consulting LLC, confirms the precision measurement of Itron Inc’s OpenWay smart meters.

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    Tue, 3 Aug 2010

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