Expert guide: MV switchgear for the smart grid era
To take advantage of today’s smart grid capabilities, the electrical industry must establish new criteria for switchgear. Smart grid-era switchgear needs to be flexible, compact, and able to withstand harsh environments.
Some utilities face challenges in adapting their switchgear to meet the main objectives of smart grids:
- To optimize the balance between the demand and supply of energy
- To integrate more distributed and renewable energies