Leading the way in Smart Grid technology
In the UK, Alstom Grid employs over 1400 people and specialises in turnkey projects for power transmission and power electronics based utility applications with extensive expertise with renewable energy as well as integrated SmartGrid systems.
The UK business is the global competence centre for HVDC Converter transformers, and specialises in the design, manufacture and erection of large, complex and non-standard power transformers up to 800 kV and 2750 MVA. This offering is supported by an experienced service business offering maintenance, repair, retrofit, refurbishment and emergency support.
Continued investment in research and development through the Alstom Grid Technology Centre ensures a continued expertise. These include the connection and integration of generation and loads into transmission systems relating to renewable energy, as well as being industry leaders in the development of SmartGrid systems.