Schneider Electric has received the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation for North America in the field of power quality (PQ) and energy management solutions.
"This award recognizes Schneider Electric for its technological advancements and impressive selection of PQ and energy management hardware and software," stated Prithvi Raj, Frost & Sullivan research analyst. Products are marketed under the Square D PowerLogic range in the USA, under the Power Measurement ION range in Canada, and under the Merlin Gerin PowerLogic range in most other global regions. Specific innovations mentioned include PowerLogic ION8800 and PowerLogic ION 8600 energy and power quality meters. These features help power utilities bill for energy use while meeting regulatory requirements and assuring network stability.
PowerLogic ION Enterprise, PowerLogic System Manager and PowerLogic ION EEM also recognized Frost & Sullivan also highlights the web-enabled power management software products PowerLogic ION Enterprise and PowerLogic System Manager, stating that they "go beyond the competition" in terms of helping users more quickly categorize and isolate power quality issues before they potentially cause equipment damage or downtime.
Other features:Track the consumption and cost of electricity and all other utilities, perform automatic control functions, interoperate with SCADA, process or building systems.
The award also recognizes Schneider Electric for its PowerLogic ION EEM enterprise energy management solution that uses advanced energy modeling, a rate engine and dimensional analytics to help unite business, energy, emissions and power quality management strategies.
Other features:Deliver actionable information from a wide range of energy-relevant sources, help optimize energy contracts, summarize PQ events to quickly reveal problem sources.
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