D Telekom Teams on Smart Grid

ABB and Deutsche Telekom develop smart grid solutions

April 20, 2010

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BONN, Germany -- The specialist in power and automation technologies ABB and Deutsche Telekom subsidiary for information and communications technology T-Systems will develop solutions for smart grids in the future. This will give consumers and energy providers transparency over electricity consumption and the opportunity to control this. In addition, the grids will become more efficient for distribution network operators.

"By joining forces, ABB and Deutsche Telekom are combining their know-how, which is perfectly matched to create smart grids,” said Peter Smits, CEO of ABB AG and Head of the Central Europe region. “We are offering the energy sector a comprehensive portfolio of power transmission and distribution along with products and solutions for building automation.“

Reinhard Clemens, member of the Deutsche Telekom Board of Management and T-Systems CEO, added: “The energy market is facing a radical change: power and data networks are converging. We have the necessary broadband fixed and mobile network, the service staff on-site and experience in handling mass data. After all, we process more than 40 million telecommunication invoices every month in our data centers.“

Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT)

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