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 20 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.

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

Latest news

  • Return to new normal

    Switching on frequently 02/2022: Return to new normal

    Summer – the long-awaited season – is here again! And we managed to open this season with our traditional Summer Party after the long COVID-19 era. It was great to see most of our team members together celebrating the official opening of our Large Drive Test Center (LDTC) in Lappeenranta and having a good party together.

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  • Power modules

    Breakthrough blocks create buzz around stand at Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo 2022

    After a long pause in conventional marine exhibitions, we were glad to finally be back at the Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo 2022 in Amsterdam to unveil and showcase our newest marine products. The three-day event on June 21–23 was a great venue to explain how we can provide DC power to vessels with increased…

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  • PMM2000

    Permanent magnets: May the force be with you

    Jussi Puranen advocates the force of permanent magnets in the June issue of Maritime Reporter.

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  • Jukka-Pekka

    LUT awards Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen as one of its honorary doctorates

    On May 28, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) awarded 16 new honorary doctorates as part of its past doctoral conferment ceremony. Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen, former President and CEO of Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch, is named one of the Honorary Doctors of Technology. “I was very honored to receive this title,” says Jukka-Pekka. “It shows…

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