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Affolternstrasse 44

Zurich, 8050


Phone: 41 43 317 71 11

Fax: 41 43 317 44 20

to high-voltage alternating current and direct current systems. The portfolio includes high-performance XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulated cables for transmission systems at voltages up to 525 kilovolts. When it comes to transmission grid solutions, the company manufactures its own power semiconductors, which is a key enabler for HVDC, flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS) and other technologies, serving a range of sectors including transportation and wind. The company has delivered air- and gas-insulated substations in all kinds of environments, from deserts and mountains to offshore rigs and crowded city centers. Its substation offering spans a range of voltage levels up to 1,100 kilovolts, serving utility, industry and commercial customers, as well as sectors, such as railways, urban transportation and renewables. FACTS technologies are also part of the Substations business offering. FACTS technologies help to deliver power to consumers, reducing the need for more electricity generation, and improving power supply and quality. The company's network management business offers solutions to help manage power networks. The offering covers network management and utility communications solutions to monitor, control, operate and protect power systems. These solutions are designed to ensure the reliability of electricity supplies and enable real-time management of power plants, transmission grids, distribution networks and energy trading markets. The portfolio includes control and protection systems for power generation, transmission and distribution, supervisory control, and data acquisition systems, as well as software solutions for central electricity markets and mixed utilities (electricity, district heating, gas and water). It also encompasses the substation automation offering, compliant with IEC 61850, the open communication standard, which provides a common framework for substation control and protection and facilitates interoperability across devices and systems. The Network Management portfolio also covers wireless and fixed communication systems for power, water and gas utilities. It includes fiber optics, microwave radio and power line applications for data networking and broadband network management, as well as teleprotection and substation communication networks and voice switching management systems. The Power Systems division also has a global footprint and installed base that helps drive the service business. The offering includes a range of services targeted at optimizing operations and reducing maintenance requirements across the value chain. These services range from support agreements and retrofits to spare parts, asset health, management, data analytics and training. The division also undertakes consulting activities, such as energy efficiency studies for power plants and grids, analyses and design of new transmission and distribution systems, as well as asset optimization based on technical, regulatory, economic and environmental considerations. Customers: The Power Systems division's principal customers include public and private power generation utilities and companies, transmission and distribution utilities, owners, and operators, as well as industrial and commercial customers. Other customers include gas and water utilities, including multi-utilities, which are involved in the transmission or distribution of approximately one commodity. Sales and Marketing: The Power Systems division promotes its offering primarily through a direct sales force of specialized sales engineering teams. Some sales are also handled through third-party channels, such as EPC firms, OEMs and system integrators. Competition: On a global basis, the Power Systems division faces competition mainly from Siemens and Alstom SA. Emerson, General Electric, Prysmian and Nexans are additional competitors in parts of the business. Patents and Trademarks The company has approximately 25,500 patent applications and registrations, of which approximately 8,000 are pending applications. In addition to these patents, it has approximately 3,000 utility model and design applications and regis


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