Schneider Electric ‘really pleased’ to win Most Trusted consultancy award

  Schneider Electric is “really pleased” to be crowned the Most Trusted consultancy. Speaking to ELN after receiving the award sponsored by ScottishPower, Mark Sullivan, International Client Management Director at Schneider Electric said: “It’s the integrity and the advice that we give. We invest a lot in terms of understanding the market, understanding our customers […]

The Evolution of Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability has been synonymous with carbon emissions, renewable energy and the like. But many companies are starting to rethink what it means to be “sustainable”. The same with investors and consumers, who are asking for a more holistic look into organisations’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes and performance. In this eBook, we move beyond carbon […]

Schneider Electric named energy services leader by Verdantix

Schneider Electric has been named last week an energy services leader by Verdantix in the analyst firm’s new Green Quadrant® UK Energy Services 2016 report. Are you interested in learning and sharing best practices to refine your Energy Management Program?  Join Schneider Electric on the 28/29th June in Barcelona for the Energy Perspectives Summit. The […]

Schneider Electric fined £21k for releasing harmful gas

Schneider Electric has been ordered to pay £21,000 for releasing harmful greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. The Environment Agency said the global energy management company failed to recover the release of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas at Stanford-le-Hope in Essex in 2013. The incident occurred when a high voltage switchgear was being installed at London Gateway […]

Schneider Electric to be carbon neutral by 2030

Schneider Electric has set a target to become carbon neutral by 2030. It is part of its plans to tackle climate change and coincides with the COP21 conference in  Paris. It aims to save 120,000 tonnes of emissions. CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire said the firm has committed to reduce emissions by 3.5% per year and implement storage initiatives to […]

Schneider Electric selected for Hinkley nuclear project

Schneider Electric has been selected as the preferred bidder for a supply contract for Hinkley Point C. EDF Energy has picked the company to supply its medium voltage switchgear range to ensure safe operations and reliable energy management at the nuclear power plant. In September, EDF announced two preferred bidders for contracts worth £100 million to UK manufacturers. […]

Schneider-Hitachi team up to boost EV charging

UK company Schneider Electric and Hitachi are joining forces to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions to their fleet and personal customers. The five-year partnership aims to make EVs more commercially viable for businesses and encourage organisations to meet green targets. The project includes improvements in Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). Some […]

Schneider Electric helps future proof UK grid

Schneider Electric has launched a project to bring power protection to customers in the North West of England. It is part of Electricity North West’s £5.5 million ‘Respond Project’ backed by Ofgem’s Low Carbon Networks Fund. Schneider Electric will install a tool in the distribution network company’s control room, helping future proof its grid and securing power supply for more […]

‘Intelligent energy’ for North West England

Schneider Electric has won a contract to bring ‘intelligent energy’ to the North West of England. The company claims around five million people in the region will take advantage of it. The energy management company will deliver a ‘Distribution Management System’ (DMS) for Electricity North West. The DMS is a suite of applications designed to […]

New grid ‘fit’ for 10 million solar homes

A new government project is underway to get the grid ready to handle the 10 million homes that are expected to have solar panels by 2020. The programme, which costs £9.5 million, will improve the grid energy infrastructure and is expected to also increase the use of electric cars to more than six million by […]