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Phone: 41 43 317 71 11

Fax: 41 43 317 44 20

tdoor modular systems and other solutions to facilitate power distribution. The transformers business of the division designs and manufactures power transformers (72.5 to 1,200 kilovolts) for utility and industrial customers that help to step up or step down voltage levels and include special applications, such as high voltage direct current (HVDC) transformers or phase shifters. This business also supplies transformer components and insulation material, such as bushings and tap changers. It also manufactures a range of distribution transformers (up to 72.5 kilovolts) for use in the power distribution sector, industrial facilities and commercial buildings. These transformers are designed to step down electrical voltage bringing it to consumption levels. Another part of the offering includes traction transformers for use in electric locomotives, special application transformers, as well as a range of service and retrofit solutions for utilities and industry customers. Customers: The Power Products division serves electric utilities, owners and operators of power generating plants and power transmission and distribution networks. It also serves industries across the spectrum. Customers include electric, gas, water and other utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. Sales and Marketing: The Power Products division sells its products individually and as part of wider solutions through its systems divisions. Direct sales account for a significant part of the division's business and the rest are sold through external channel partners, such as wholesalers, distributors, system integrators, EPCs and OEMs. Competition: On a global basis, the main competitors for the Power Products division are Siemens, Alstom SA and Schneider. It also competes in specific geographies with companies, such as Eaton Corporation, Hyundai, Hyosung, Crompton Greaves, Larsen & Toubro and Bharat Heavy Electricals. Power Systems The Power Systems division serves public and private utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers with solutions for power and water plants, grid integration, and automation, as well as a range of systems and services for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. Turnkey solutions include power plant electrification and automation, bulk power transmission, substations and network management. Products and Services The Power Systems division delivers solutions through four businesses, including power generation, grid systems, substations and network management. The scope of work in a typical turnkey contract includes design, system engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and testing of the system. As part of the business model, the Power Systems division integrates products from both the Power Products division and external suppliers, adding value through design, engineering and project management to deliver turnkey solutions. The power generation business is a provider of integrated power and automation solutions for all types of power generation plants, including coal, gas, combined-cycle, waste-to-energy and a range of renewables, including hydro, solar, wind and biomass. The business also serves the water industry, including applications, such as pumping stations and desalination plants. As part of the grid systems business, the company provides an offering of alternating current and direct current transmission systems. HVDC technology is designed to transmit electrical power over long distances via overhead lines and underground or submarine cables with minimum losses. HVDC is also used for grid interconnections. HVDC Light, a more compact form of the company’s classic HVDC technology, is ideal for linking offshore installations, such as wind farms or oil and gas platforms, to mainland grids and for interconnections, often via subsea links. The environmental benefits of HVDC Light, include neutral electromagnetic fields, oil-free cables and compact converter stations. The company also offers a range of land and submarine cables through its grid systems business, as well as accessories and services for a range of applications from medium-


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