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

  • Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch signs landmark marine supply contract with ABB Marine & Ports in China

    Marine electric drive train specialist Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch inks five-year global sourcing agreement with ABB Marine & Ports in Shanghai for its next-generation PMM2000M permanent magnet machines to be used as shaft generators in large containerships. The first order for 16 machines, each with a power output of over 4 MW, will…

    Read more

  • Huge marine battery banks are gaining traction: Do you have high-energy protection?

    Bigger and better batteries for marine use were on display at the E&H Marine Expo in June this year. For example, battery suppliers such as Corvus Energy now offer large cruise vessels the possibility of operating a day or more in a zero-emission ocean location – a huge benefit. Shipowners and regulatory bodies are welcoming…

    Read more

  • Juha marine blog

    New marine DC protection technology causes buzz at E&H marine expo

    A record number of attendees and exhibitors came together last month at the Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo in Amsterdam to discuss the future of the marine industry. What a relief to be able to network face-to-face after the hiatus of the past few years! We were glad to have the chance to exchange information and catch up on important developments in person.

    Read more

  • How will turbo fit into future energy solutions?

    We just got back from the ASME Turbo Expo and Conference in Rotterdam where many were asking how turbo will fit into future energy solutions.   Everyone in the industry seems to be waiting, hesitating to move forward until it’s known which renewable or green gas will best address climate change – and how compressor and turbine applications will need to adapt to handle the new situation. Yet everyone must be ready to move once decisions are made.

    Read more