Make the BIG switch to net zero emissions

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch focuses on electrifying the world with game-changing green technologies. Our products accelerate the switch toward net zero emissions. We provide The Switch electrical machines and high-power converters to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system integrators (SIs).

Today, we have delivered over 22 GW of megawatt-class environmental energy technology to leading wind, marine and industrial customers throughout the world.

Now we are bringing PM motors to electric propulsion systems and revolutionary high-power converter designed for Marine DC distribution without compromises.

  • >22 GW
    of megawatt-class technology installed

  • Since 2014
    Fully owned by Japan-based Yaskawa Electric Corporation

  • Focus application areas
    Wind, marine and turbo

Join us on our mission to generate and use electricity cost efficiently and lower emissions

Latest news

  • Biggest permanent magnet shaft generators now rolling out to ships

    The Switch PMM2000s are rolling out! These giant permanent magnet machines meet the pressing need for more power and torque in shaft generator applications. The first one passed its customer string test in January 2023 with flying colors and is now on its way to the shipyard. Testing challenges all met Both the initial back-to-back…

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  • Simplicity redefined: Electric direct-drive high-speed machines simplify life

    With high-speed electrical machines, there is a clear gap between running applications below 200 kW with induction or permanent magnet machines and other applications developed in-house that run at multi-megawatt powers. This webinar takes a look at how solid-rotor technology extends the capabilities of standard induction machines to fill that gap in the market. Sign…

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  • Developing the best DC protection devices for marine since 2007

    Have you heard about our unique DC protection devices – 4 ultra-fast disconnect devices now available to safeguard marine DC electrical systems? When the marine industry faced increasing challenges with space and costs, people recognized DC would be more efficient. But new systems would be needed, and the issue of safety was a big concern.…

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  • Master Class: How to secure ride-through operations in DC systems

    Protection tools that limit short-circuit current and isolate faulty parts quickly make low voltage DC distribution safe, redundant and an extremely attractive choice for vessels. In this master class, our experts will talk about: How to secure power availability and seamless vessel operations Ensuring system redundancy regardless of system size Preventing any voltage drops, enabling…

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