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Schneider Electric to Acquire InStep Software

Karen Henry

Schneider Electric has entered into an agreement to acquire InStep Software. It is the latest acquisition from Schneider’s software business. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to customary regulatory and other closing conditions. InStep provides two primary real-time performance management and predictive analytics softwares: eDNA and PRiSM. The   …Continue Reading


Schneider Participates in Mexican Distributed Solar Venture

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric is partnering with Greenwood Energy and ILIOSS to sell power from 250 MW of new distributed solar energy installations to commercial customers across Mexico. In August, Greenwood and ILIOSS first announced their $500 million investment to deliver 250 MW of new solar power capacity across Mexico. Greenwood-ILIOSS will finance and build the solar   …Continue Reading


Southern States Begin to Embrace Energy Efficiency

Linda Hardesty

According to Schneider Electric, a new trend is emerging in an area where progress in energy efficiency is unexpected – the Southern United States. Schneider says the reason is two-fold: increased sustainability pressures coupled with the reality of maintaining aging infrastructure with growing financial constraints. Schneider Electric has seen an acceleration of Southern communities leveraging   …Continue Reading


Schneider Debuts New Cooling Units for Data Centers

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric introduced two new cooling units for large data centers, where higher cooling capacities and optimized efficiency are required. Intended for cloud and colocation facilities, the Uniflair LE HDCV 4500, which occupies the same dimensions and footprint as the 4300 model, and the HDCV 5000 utilize a newly designed coil system and under-floor fan   …Continue Reading


More than Half of US Companies Project Increased Energy Efficiency Investment in 2015

Karen Henry

Schneider Electric has released the results of a recently commissioned survey of 301 energy leaders across the United States. The results reveal that three quarters of decision-makers at US companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and 56 percent project their investment in energy efficiency next year will be more   …Continue Reading


Schneider Opens Global R&D Center

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric held the grand opening of its new North American research and development center in Andover, Mass. The Boston One Campus will also serve as the company’s new North America headquarters, which has relocated from Palatine, Ill. The new center is built to house about 750 employees across all disciplines of Schneider Electric’s business   …Continue Reading


Alabama School System Reduces Energy Costs 22%

Linda Hardesty

Limestone County School System in Alabama hired Schneider Electric to conduct energy upgrades to all of its 14 campuses in the county. The school system will set the state standard for energy efficiency, as the project will reduce utility costs for the system by 22 percent. The majority of the funding for the renovations will   …Continue Reading


Schneider Electric Signs $3.9M ESPC with Riverbank, Calif.

Karen Henry

Schneider Electric has signed a $3.9 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the City of Riverbank, Calif. The city pursued the project after recognizing its existing facultative lagoon system may not comply with anticipated future treatment standards for the state of California. Upgrading the existing facultative lagoons through a conventional design/bid/build process would have added   …Continue Reading


Schneider Wins Energy Upgrade Contract for 27 School Sites

Linda Hardesty

Vista Unified School District became the third of San Diego County’s 42 school districts to have its Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plan approved by the California Energy Commission. Vista Unified School District will receive $4.7 million that will be used for a variety of energy efficiency retrofits including heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) replacements, programmable   …Continue Reading


Merck Educates Employees with Schneider Electric’s Energy University

Karen Henry

Health care pharmaceutical company Merck has launched Schneider Electric’s Energy University to educate its employees about energy efficiency. Energy University is a free, online program featuring more than 350 educational courses that provide guidance on improving energy efficiency within an organization. Merck will use Energy University as an internal training tool for its Global Energy   …Continue Reading


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