ATLANTA — Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. and Dodge are sponsoring the Ultimate Power Sweepstakes to help launch Siemens' new Ultimate Load Center.

Contractors can register by going to They can also register at their local Siemens distributor.

The grand prize, to be selected March 15, is a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4 × 2 regular cab truck, carrying a value of $19,340.

The second prize is a NASCAR hospitality package for two to a Winston Cup Series race, including tickets, airfare and hotel. Prizes from Red Wing boots, Roto Zip Spiral Saw power tools and Mountain Dew soft drinks will also be awarded third, fourth and fifth place winners.

Siemens and Dodge are sponsoring the sweepstakes to celebrate Siemens' new Ultimate Load Center. The ergonomic unit cuts installation time by 25% while eliminating 50% of repetitive-motion work, reducing the risk of repeated-trauma injuries.

Last year Siemens introduced its Insta-Wire circuit breakers by giving a new van to contractor Mike Oswald, Bob's Electrical, Madison, S.D.