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

  • PMM2000M brings highest torque capacity to new marine vessels

    Early 2023 will see the first deliveries of our largest permanent magnet (PM) shaft generators to shipyards. Purpose-built for the shipping giants of the sea, the PMM2000M brings maximized torque capacity with the lowest mass and inertia to fulfill the power production needs of the very largest cargo vessels – and at the same time…

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  • Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generators in marine applications – Interview with expert: Dr. Jussi Puranen

    Jussi Puranen is interviewed by Vessel Automation on what makes permanent magnet synchronous generators so special. 

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  • Active magnetic bearings for industrial applications

    Until now, active magnetic bearings (AMBs) have been typically used for very critical applications, such as oil and gas, at a premium price. But Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has made it possible for long-standing industrial applications to enjoy all the advantages that AMBs provide. Runtech’s 1 MW vacuum blower is one reaping rewards.…

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  • Controlling megawatt plants on ships

    Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch featured in Norwegian Elektronikknett on Tuesday, October 11. Read the English version here. Original Norwegian version: https://www.elektronikknett.no/fra-elektronikk-kraftelektronikk-skip-og-offshore/styrer-megawatt-anlegg-pa-skip/3156332 The R&D department of Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch in Trondheim is well equipped with lab and test facilities. In this photo, William Gullvik and Terje Rogne present the new generation…

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