Schneider Electric is proud to continue its Contributing sponsor support of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017. Since 2009. Schneider Electric has designed the electrical connection between the Solar Decathlon village and the utility service to enable a safe and reliable microgrid solution. Schneider is also committed to communities where we live and work, and therefore, is also providing at least 50 employee volunteers to staff the event.
Since 2010, Schneider Electric has also sponsored four international Solar Decathlon competitions, including, most recently, the Solar Decathlon Latin America and Caribbean competition held in 2015.
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