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Switching on frequently 04/2018

Reflections on 2018

As the calendar year comes to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on what the year has brought our way.

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Segmenting direct-drive PMGs to reach even higher power

The power generated by off wind installation keeps climbing to new heights, while turbines and their key components needed to generate such power continue to reach record size. How can these huge components be built in a smart way to make them viable for manufacture and transport?

Download our Talking point and discover what our solution is.

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Signing the first turbo order in China

December 3, 2018 – Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch China successfully signed its first turbo motor order in October with Binzhou Dongrui Machinery Co., Ltd. and recently received confirmation on the first installment. Binzhou has selected The Switch high-speed solid rotor technology for a wastewater treatment application in China to raise efficiency and significantly cut operational costs.

“In China, the government is pushing for cleaner technology. One initiative is to replace any old motors, control equipment or machinery operating at low efficiency with modern technology.”
David Zhao, Country Manager, Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch China.

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Proudly sailing

The Victoria of Wight hybrid ferry is now sailing smoothly. And we at Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch Norway are proud to have delivered the hybrid drives, which you can see from this documentary below from 6:20.


Nor-Shipping Oslo

Date: June 4−7, 2019
Venue: Oslo, Norway
About: With more than 30,000 delegates, Nor-Shipping is renown as one of the leading maritime events where cutting-edge companies showcase their latest innovations that are set up to deliver competitive advantages.
We will be there too, and will be happy to meet with you.

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