Electricity tariff: Schneider Electric introduces smart solution to reduce consumers’ cost

by Per Second News
2 minutes read


Schneider Electric has unveiled a new category of Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) smart solution that can cut down on electricity tariff for consumers in the country amid complaint of high tariff by electricity distribution companies.


The Schneider Electric’s Smart-UPS Lithium-ion, which is designed for local edge environments micro data centres, offers trusted, premium power protection to ensure network and data availability regardless of surges and unexpected blackouts.

It also ensures consistent and reliable connectivity at the most critical moments, increased UPS battery life, lower maintenance service costs, and fewer onsite visits, providing up to a 50 per cent lower total cost of ownership over 10 years.

SE is a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure and industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider Electric is the undisputable leader in power management – medium voltage, low voltage and secure power, and in automation systems.

Viviane Mike-Eze, the Communications Marketing Manager, said in a statement: “APC single-phrase UPS with Li-Ion battery fills industry gap by addressing customer demand for greater resiliency, simplified maintenance and lower cost of ownership.

“Some key benefits and features of Smart-UPS Lithium-ion include a longer life span. The batteries can have a service life upwards of 10 years.

“Another interesting thing about this UPS is that it comes in smaller size and weight. Due to higher energy densities, Li-Ion batteries, which it uses, have a much smaller footprint and weigh about 30 per cent less than sealed lead-acid batteries.

“This Schneider Electric’s offer lowers maintenance and total cost of ownership. With double the battery life, the amount of maintenance and associated costs required over the life of the UPS is reduced by up to 53 per cent.”

On its safety feature, Mike-Eze  said the company’s APC products have proven record of safety and best-in-class designs as well as adherence to safety regulations which provide added peace of mind.

“It has better performance at higher temperatures. Li-Ion batteries can operate at higher average temperatures.

“This particular UPS from Schneider Electric has an extended runtime. Smart UPS On Line can be configured with multiple Li-Ion battery packs to meet aggressive runtime demands based on IT and business needs. It is in addition to its remote management capabilities,” she also said in a statement given to Persecondnews.

“It is worthy of note to mention that this is available with a preinstalled Network Management Card (NMC) option. This solution can enhance the visibility of edge environments with monitoring and control capabilities.”

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