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

  • How to successfully commission permanent magnet machines for marine vessels

    Commissioning the permanent magnet (PM) machine for a marine vessel’s power distribution or propulsion system is the last – yet still crucial – step in a long, complex process. There’s no room for error and little tolerance for delays. Mechanical and electrical interfaces must match. We at Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch are invested…

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  • Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo 2023 demonstrates high market interest in electrification

    We just got back from this year’s Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo in Amsterdam and are energized by what we saw and heard about marine electrification! Wide range of professionals The E&H Marine Expo draws professionals with high levels of expertise in marine electrification and continues to be an excellent opportunity for in-depth discussions and…

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  • Switching on frequently 02/2023: Heat of summer

    Heat of summer Although the heat of summer is just starting to arrive in Finland, most of us are looking forward to a break when we can spend time with our families and friends – and recharge our batteries.  For us at The Switch, we will really need all the energy we can get for…

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  • Rocking the boat at Electric & Hybrid marine expo 2023

    This year’s Electric & Hybrid Marine Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam from June 20–22 was well attended by shipowners, design houses, system integrators, OEMs and component suppliers. Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch had its large stand in a prominent central position that was easy for visitors to spot right from the entrance. A constant…

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