S&C Electric Company

Chicago, IL 60626


About S&C Electric Company

S&C specializes in the switching, protection, and control of electric power systems.


6601 N Ridge Blvd
Chicago, IL 60626
United States of America

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S&C Electric Company, with global headquarters in Chicago, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and is thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C Electric Company is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid. Additional information about S&C is available at www.sandc.com. 

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Overhead Distribution

Build the Grid of the Future, Not the Grid of the Past

Nov. 27, 2023
Imagine if we were still using telephone technology from the 1940s to communicate with our smart appliances
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Utility Business

Innovating for a Sustainable Future

April 21, 2023
To begin with, global sustainability targets and the push toward clean energy mean the grid must also transform for the future.
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Smart Utility

S&C Electric Co. System Cuts Power Outage Duration

Feb. 3, 2023
The smart communications system fits inside the transformer enclosures on new or existing underground residential loop circuits.
Photo by S&C Electric.
Test and Measurement

S&C Electric Co. Opens Expanded Wisconsin Production Facility for T&D Products

Aug. 1, 2022
The new space was built adjacent to S&C’s existing 80,000-square-foot manufacturing hub in Franklin.
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Test and Measurement

S&C Electric Company Develops Solution for Grid-Edge Outages

Jan. 31, 2022
The VacuFuse II interrupter brings fault-testing to the edge of the grid and mitigates nuisance outages, ensuring greater reliability for customers and fewer truck rolls for utilities...
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Test and Measurement

S&C Electric Co. Introduces New Sustainable Switchgear Design

June 14, 2021
New Vista underground distribution switchgear gives utilities an alternative to SF6 gas gear

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White Papers

The Case for Distribution Grid Investment

April 23, 2024
The Most Overlooked Part of the Grid Is the Most Critical for Resilience

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Rendering of S&C's new manufacturing facility, located in Franklin, Wisconsin.
Test and Measurement

S&C Electric Company to Expand Wisconsin Production Facility

June 9, 2021
Expanded space to increase company's U.S. manufacturing operations, bring an additional 50 skilled jobs to the 150 team members presently based in Franklin.
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Smart Utility

Customers’ Expectations Are Evolving, But It Will Take More Than Complaints to Drive Change

April 30, 2021
With many working from home, regulators and utilities need to act to prevent the common problem of momentary outages in residential areas.
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Transmission Reliability

Interactive White Paper: Revealing Outage Truths

June 22, 2020
The State of Commercial & Industrial Power Reliability
Test and Measurement

S&C Electric Launches Switching System for Overhead Power Distribution

April 16, 2019
New solid-dielectric technology helps the industry move away from greenhouse gas equipment.
Smart Utility

S&C Electric Acquires Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corp.

Sept. 8, 2016
IPERC will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of S&C reporting to Wanda Reder, Chief Strategy Officer.

S&C Launches Underground Distribution Switchgear Load-Break Switches Rated 40 kA

May 6, 2016
New Solution Allows for Greater Power Reliability in Large Cities
Digital Innovations

S&C and Tantalus Join to Enable Grid Optimization for Munis and Coops

Feb. 25, 2016
TUNet communications approved for use in S&C’s IntelliCap 2000 Automatic Capacitor Controls
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Test and Measurement

S&C Adds Optional Open-Gap Wildlife Protection for Omni-Rupter Switches

Jan. 20, 2015
Utilities may face fines for incidents resulting in a fatality to protected wildlife.