Welcome to the world of The Switch

At Yaskawa Environmental Energy, we are a specialist in advanced electrical drive train technology, with a focus on permanent magnet, solid rotor and variable speed drive technology. Our main areas are wind, marine and turbo/industry solutions. We believe that creating a future in new energy means innovating it together today. Our innovative products, capabilities and solutions create energy sustainably, contain energy effectively and consume energy responsibly.

Join us on our mission to enable more profitable power generation, energy storage and use, while lowering the cost of electricity and operations.

Matti Nikkinen

Matti reaches 10-year milestone

My first 10 years in the company have now passed. Before joining The Switch, I worked in a building insulation company as head of engineering and the project department. I basically held the same position for 12 years and felt I needed a change. And I certainly got that!

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LDTC

Lappeenranta proud

Proud is the best way to describe our feeling! Our Large Drive Test Center is ready – and is one of the largest in the world to test large electric drive systems for renewable energy.

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Electric & Hybrid Marine

New concepts for powering electric vessels

This year at Electric & Hybrid Marine Virtual ‘Live’, Asbjørn Halsebakke will highlight the trending developments in marine power electronics. This includes looking into how to tackle the challenges when electrifying large-scale projects in marine, such as hybrid or fully electric vessels where redundancy and safety must be the greatest focus.

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