The multi-technology global company 3M introduced new smart grid solutions – innovative medium voltage cable accessories with integrated high accuracy sensors – at CIRED 2013, held in Stockholm from June 10 -13, 2013.
The retrofit design of 3M sensored cable accessories allow a cost-effective, simple and fast upgrade of existing medium voltage network stations and provide highly accurate data.
Smart grid represents the technological revolution of the existing electrical grid. The 3M Smart Grid World is more than just the network, and represents a sustainable intelligent distribution and use of energy. “We offer a broad portfolio of innovative and efficient solutions, which will enable an optimised balance between the achievement of the realisation of our European energy targets (20-20-20) and the realisation of cost efficient grid intelligence, building efficiency and electrification of vehicles”, says Paul Wienen, business development manager smart grid and related markets, Europe, for the strategic alignment of the smart grid department.