Schneider Electric EcoStruXure energy management platform
Energy management platform from Schneider Electric EcoStruXure declares war on electrical system waste.
Newport, RI - Pointing toward what one company official called "declaring war" on electrical system waste, Schneider Electric discussed its EcoStrucXure energy management platform at its editor's event in Newport, RI, June 5. The initiative is built around Schneider's global branding and solutions model, which was also discussed at the forum, which brought together editors from 15 nations. "You have the opportunity to watch a company transform," Chris Curtis, vice president of Schneider Electric's North American operations, told the group. "We're a global specialist in energy management, but executing on this energy management strategy is not just about being big. We have to understand the individual constituencies of our end users." EcoStrucXure is designed to help with efficient energy use. Read more .
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In related news, Schneider Electric takes a leadership position in energy efficiency in India with the acquisition of Conzerv : Schneider Electric announced June 5 that it has signed an agreement to acquire Conzerv Systems, the recognized leader in energy efficiency solutions in the Indian market, catering to industrial and commercial power consumers particularly. Conzerv pioneered the design and manufacture of digital energy meters in India and today leads the market with proven solutions for energy audits & energy management systems. It generates sales in excess of€10 million and employs 337 people.
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