SEL Partners With Xcel Energy to Showcase Smart Grid Technology at the Political Conventions

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) showcased its contributions to the Xcel Energy SmartGridCity™ during the 2008 Republican and Democratic political conventions in Denver and Minneapolis/St. Paul.

As a Smart Grid Consortium partner, SEL promotes distribution automation solutions—including recloser controls, protective relays, and information processors—that improve distribution reliability as part of a smart grid. These solutions rapidly isolate faults, restore power, monitor demand, and maintain and restore stability. The smart grid monitors and controls the electric power system, providing analytics, situational awareness, and asset management to improve power delivery. Distributed intelligence facilitates reliable control of advanced generation technologies.

Lineage Power Holdings, Inc., a Gores Group company, and a trusted provider of reliable and innovative power conversion solutions, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Cherokee International.

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