Powerful generator switchgear – for the power supply of tomorrow

Power ranges from 10 MW to

10 MW
  • Developed from more than 40 years of experience in vacuum switching technology

  • Solutions for retrofit projects and new power plant constructions

Download the ICEPE best paper award winner 2017 on vacuum circuit-breakers for pumped-storage power plants .

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A well rounded portfolio for all types of power plants

Whether you’re planning a retrofit project or will be building a new power plant, plan your work with an experienced partner. For more than 25 years, Siemens has been systematically advancing generator switchgear with vacuum switching technology in the power range from 10 MW to 400 MW. And tested, especially long-lasting components maximize operating safety and availability. Discover the best solution for your application. For high thermal and mechanical loads in generator switching applications in nearly all types of power plants.
Customer Event

GBS Experts Talks - The exceptional customer experience

An exclusive selection of customers, including different power generating industries, Utilities, EPCs, Consulting and scientific partners had the opportunity to discuss and share technical knowledge with the generator circuit-breaker experts in Berlin about the advantages of vacuum switching technology. At the 2-day event the customers learned more about the short-circuit calculations, the manufacturing process and had the chance to participate at different factory tours.

Training: Siemens Power Akademie


Our solutions tailored to customer requirements

We are systematically further developing our extensive portfolio of high-current and generator switchgear in the range up to 400 MW in order to meet your application needs and ever new market requirements at all times. Explore some of our success stories.

Further information

The paper “Vacuum Circuit-Breakers – Promising Switching Technology for Pumped Storage Power Plants up to 450 MVA” was awarded with the Wang Jimei Best Young Investigator Paper Award at the International Conference on Electric Power Equipment – Switching Operation 2017 in Xi’an (China).


Get in contact with our Sales Support and Customer Service for Power Transmission and Distribution

Do you need help on a concrete project? Do you need a quote for any of our products or solutions? Do you need support for your installed equipment? Do you have a technical question? Do you need something totally different? You can contact us 24/7. We are looking forward to your call or online request. Phone +49 180 524 70 00