Solar Decathlon 2013
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in utilities and infrastructure, industries and machines manufacturers, nonresidential buildings, data centers and networks, and in residential buildings. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive, and green, the group's 140,000-plus employees achieved sales of $30.8 billion (24 billion euros) in 2012 through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
In conjunction with this mission, Schneider Electric is proud to be a sustaining sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon since 2009. Schneider Electric supplies the microgrid solution that enables a safe and reliable electrical connection between the solar village and the utility service during the event. The company also provides energy management products in more than half of the houses through direct donations to the competing universities as well as consulting services from its energy experts.
Schneider Electric is also a sponsor of Solar Decathlon Europe (since 2010) and Solar Decathlon China (which debuts in August 2013).