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Power management company Eaton has announced that its Cooper Power Systems division has launched a new SPEAR recloser solution. Eaton says the single-phase reliability product provides the energy industry with a smart grid device to automate single-phase circuits up to 38 kV.

"Improving reliability in the smart grid is a clear trend that we continue to focus on in the development of solutions that help reduce outage times through intelligent system information and control," says Eaton's Jerry Yakel. "Our new microprocessor-based SPEAR recloser is designed to provide users with the valuable, real-time grid and outage information they desire, right through to their supervisory control and data acquisition or feeder automation systems, in an efficient and seamless process."

More information is available here.


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