Nanning-Nov 11, 2010 - “TWACS® Speaks Chinese”, spoken by Bob Richardson, Vice CEO of Strategic Projects of Aclara.
The first TWACS® (Two-Way Automatic Communication System) in China has been operating successfully in Nanning’s Tanluo 35kV substation.
This is a major milestone and a hard-fought victory for Wasion Group and Aclara.
Subsequently, Wasion won the bidding of single phase PLC energy meter supplier from Guangxi grid company.
TWACS® is a power line communication product developed by Aclara Power-Line Systems Inc., a U.S. based company. The TWACS® technology leads the American market in advanced metering with over 14 million end-points connected at over 300 utilities. All of these end points are accessible on a real-time basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Smart Grid solutions are built based on the unparalleled performance of the TWACS® communication system in Wasion’s Libra II meter.
About Libra II Meter:
Class 1 - IEC 62052-11, 62053-21
Rated for outdoor installation – IP54
10(100)A @ 230V @ 50Hz or 60Hz
Also available in other currents and voltages
Up to 120A built-in magnetically latching service with connect, and disconnect relay
Utilization Category 3 for reliability
Push-button for “close” (two-step)
The meter contains several supply capacity limitation algorithms for demand limiting
Line voltage, and reactive information is also available by remote retrieval
Many tamper detection features
Easy-to-read LCD display
Infra-red optical port, ANSI C12.18/19
Operating temperature: -25℃- 55℃
[2010-10-12]Wasion being awarded with million of special fund from "313 Plan"
At 2:00PM on the 11th of Oct. 2010, certificates and special funds were awarded at the “forum for overseas high-end talent innovation and Fair for introduction of advanced technology and high-end talents”. Zhang Jianfei, the Vice Secretary of Municipal Committee and Mayor of Changsha City, along with other leaders handed out these awards. In the first batch of the “313 Plan” eight international high-talent teams and twelve international High-end talents were awarded this honor. The “Smart Grid Research” team from Wasion Group was one of the winners, and was awarded one million Yuan in special subsidy funds.
Changsha municipal committee and the government plan to use 3 years (2009-2011) to introduce over 100 high-end professionals, 30 top-talent teams, named the “313 Plan”. The purpose of this plan is to create an international human intelligence gathering and exchange center for stimulation of high-level innovation and establishment of a special talent team for entrepreneurship.
For this purpose, Changsha City establishes international high-end special talent funds. Each enterprise whose talents and teams are selected in the “313 Plan” are granted with special subsidy funds of one million Yuan to act as the initial starting funds for their business and family subsidies. It is reported that there has been about 37 people being recognized in the first batch of the "313 Plan" within Changsha City since its implementation.
As an energy measurement and energy efficiency management expert, Wasion possesses the strongest domestic R&D team on energy measurement and management, and is in the forefront of the industry. Right now, Wasion is actively preparing the Third Five-Year Plan while establishing the "Three Pillars" market strategy . We are striving to develop more high-end international teams by increasing special talents within the company in numerous ways. Wasion is committed to career development in hopes to better the company and the rest of the world.