About us

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch focuses on electrifying the world with game-changing green technologies. Our innovative electrical drive train products, capabilities and solutions convert energy sustainably, store energy effectively and consume energy responsibly. Today, we have over 20 GW of megawatt-class environmental energy technology delivered for leading energy pioneers throughout the world. We’re on a mission to enable more profitable power generation, energy storage and use, while lowering the cost of electricity, operations and emissions.

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Part of Yaskawa

Yaskawa became the sole owner of The Switch in July 2014. This gives us a firm foundation to continue advancing the world with electrical drive trains.

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Large Drive Test Center

Our Large Drive Test Center in Lappeenranta, Finland, is one of the world’s largest facilities to test large electric drive systems for renewable energy.

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Large Drive Test Center

Webinars

Events and webinars

We will be participating in the following virtual events as well as presenting our series of webinars. You can watch them both live and on-demand.

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Marine blog

We are dedicated to bringing you valuable and informative marine content every month. Get the latest trends and tips from across the marine industry. Our team of experts is happy to share their knowledge and perspectives with you.

Marine blog

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Careers

Check out our open positions. If you want to bring your skills and energy to our company, please click here to apply.

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