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|U.S. Army Selects Eaton to Help Automate, Optimize and Secure Global Power Delivery Systems|
|Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 02:15:12 PM|
Date: March 18, 2015
PITTSBURGH, PA — Power management company Eaton today announced it was contracted by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to help upgrade utility monitoring and control systems at U.S. Government-operated facilities around the world. Eaton is one of 13 companies to receive the $2.5 billion shared capacity multiple award task order contract.
“Drawing on our record of successful utility modernization projects, and energy projects with major government customers, Eaton is well positioned to help the U.S. Army deliver high-quality power with an adaptable, secure and responsive infrastructure,” said John Stampfel, vice president and general manager, Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, Eaton. “The latest contract from the U.S. government to bolster electrical reliability, efficiency and safety underscores Eaton’s expansive power management solutions for global applications.”
Under the Utility and Monitoring Control Systems-IV (UMCS-IV) contract, Eaton will have the opportunity to compete for award of task orders to provide turnkey engineering support for Federal electrical, mechanical and automation projects supporting optimized utility automation and control. If selected for award of the follow-on task orders, Eaton’s work will enable the U.S. government to make infrastructure improvements that enhance mission support, create healthier and safer working and living environments, complete large and small facility improvements that yield immediate energy savings and enhance energy efficiency to help reduce utility costs and reliance on fossil fuels.
The projects will be led by Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system engineers in the industry. The team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system's life cycle, whether design, build or support. To learn more, visit www.eaton.com/service.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.