Yaskawa Environmental Energy has invested in a new ballast wall to raise the level of safety of our employees when testing high-speed machines in the Lappeenranta factory.Read more
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.
Paul Atherton, General Manager at Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch Norway, introduces our innovative testing and verification center for marine.Read more
Swedish shipowner Rederi AB Donsötank has chosen the WE Drive™ variable frequency drive and The Switch PM shaft generators for significant efficiency gains, lower emissions and decreased costs for its two advanced ice-class 1A tankers.Read more
On January 1, the IMO 2020 rule went into effect, reducing the amount of sulfur allowed in marine fuels to 0.5%. With over 170 countries on board, the benefits should add up quickly. But if you’re not compliant already, what’s the best way to adapt?Read more