Siemens Ltd has announced that it will manufacture low and medium voltage energy automation products at two greenfield facilities in Goa. The factories, set up at an investment of `200 crore, will produce a range of products for power distribution, power plants and infrastructure projects. The products include medium voltage gas-insulated switchgears of up to 36kV, primary distribution switchgears, telecontrol devices for smart grids, electro mechanical auxiliary and trip relays. The factories will have in-house research and development units. Roland Busch, CEO -infrastructure and cities, Siemens AG said, “Siemens is gearing itself to address the growing demands of cities.“ Armin Bruck, Managing Director, Siemens Ltd averred, “we now have 21 factories in India in addition to 56 sales offices and we stand committed to meet the growing demands of India and subsequently to similar markets around the world.“ The energy automation factory will be the company‘s first such factory outside Europe and third in the world, after Germany and United Kingdom.
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