This is my first opportunity to write in our newsletter as the Division President of Yaskawa Environmental Energy (EED) and Chairman of the Board of The Switch. Needless to say, I am pretty excited about this new and challenging role at the company.Read more
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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.
We have delivered thousands of high-speed motors in serial production to several world leaders for their specialized turbo pump and compressors applications. Now, the same technology is introducing motors paired with drives, offering unrivaled cost and size advantages in powers of 100 to 630 kW and speeds of 6,000 to 20,000 rpm.Read more
This July, we will be delivering our 500th medium-speed permanent magnet generator for wind. This special milestone PMM 1500 generator will be heading to an offshore location where the wind is plentiful.Read more
Today, the number of projects involving hybrid solutions or alternate energy sources is exploding. Now, there are plenty of hybrid solutions with proven install bases, and the accessibility and ROI potential of hybrid solutions is starting to get within acceptable parameters. But what will the future bring?Read more