Electricity from nature
THE SWITCH’S SYSTEMS GENERATE ELECTRICITY FROM WIND ENERGY AND REDUCE COSTS IN SHIPPING AND INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS.
The wind, sun and ocean waves are energy sources whose capacity is constantly variating. With the aid of new technology, such variable-capacity energy can be made useful and the production of renewable energy profi table.
YASKAWA EED / The Switch is a pioneer in technology for electrical drive trains and power generation and off ers electric drive solutions for the future.
Its installation base consists of megawatt-scale permanent magnet generator and power converter packages that have been supplied to users all across the globe, and delivered capacity is over 14 gigawatts. The company’s main business sectors are wind power, marine, and specialised industrial solutions.
– Our solutions are mostly used in wind farms, but we’re making an increasing number of deliveries for marine and industrial applications, says Matti Nikkinen, Vice President Operations, YASKAWA EED.
YASKAWA EED’s innovative solutions for drive train and power generation systems increase the profi tability and reduce the costs of using electricity. The Japanese Yaskawa group acquired The Switch in 2014 and provides the company with continual opportunities for product development and innovation. Yaskawa Electric Corporation is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology for motion control, robotics and system design.