Cummins Generator Technologies announces support for Grid Code compliant generating sets
Cummins Generator Technologies today confirmed it is taking the lead in supporting forthcoming legislative requirements in the German power grid. On the 1st January 2013 there is a requirement for compulsory compliance to Grid Codes in the German market. The legislation will deliver security and continuity of supply as the grid moves to more distributed power generation.
Cummins Generator Technologies? development of generators to meet the new grid code requirements is ahead of market requirements and demonstrates the company?s technology leadership position. These developments will help customers to deliver Grid Code Compliant generating sets in advance of the new legislation.
?We are supporting our OEM customers and the power industry in delivering products and solutions as they endeavor to meet this important legislation? said Ben Miller ? Managing Director, Cummins Generator Technologies. ?Our AC generators will enable generating sets to be Grid Code Compliant in the power range 0.6 to 18 MVA.?
?As our customers look to grow and expand, Cummins Generator Technologies aims to be an important partner, helping to ensure that their products remain market leading whilst also meeting the recognised legislative standards? commented Ben Miller ?Our Customers trust Cummins Generator Technologies to effectively ensure they are getting the best product on the market at a fair price?
The forthcoming legislation will accelerate the use of distributed power generation in the grid providing more economic and environmentally friendly power to electricity users. Cummins Generator Technologies takes its commitment to Climate Change seriously and partners with legislative and regulatory entities to support sound public policy that will influence climate change.
Cummins Generator Technologies expects to make further detailed announcements about Grid Code Compliant product availability to meet German market requirements in 2013 and later Entso-E requirements for pan-European compliance starting from 2015.
Posted by Gloria Llopis | 2012-04-23