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Schneider Electric India EV Strategy | Schneider Electric’s Plans for E-Mobility – EV Next


by Narasimhan Santhanam

Schneider Electric’s Plans for E-Mobility – EV Next

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Introduction

Schneider Electric developed a trademark Ecostruxure which is a package of the entire EV charging ecosystem.Ecostruxure in eMobility stands out in that it covers the entire EV charging value chain, from audit and consulting, to grid and microgrid management, and smart charging stations. 

Company Profile

Schneider Electric SE is a French multinational corporation headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble. Schneider Electric is a Fortune Global 500 company. Schneider Electric is the parent company of Square D, Pelco, APC and others. It is also a research company, investing EUR10 billion in innovation and R&D for sustainable development between 2015 and 2025.

Product Profile

EcoStruxure for eMobility, which is the only end-to-end solution to cover the entire EV charging infrastructure ecosystem. The ecosystem includes key components, such as 

  • EVlink Parking
  • EVlink Fast Charge Solution
  • EVlink Wallbox
  • EVlink Smart Wallbox
  • The solution, under the umbrella of IoT platform and architecture, improves visibility, cost control, efficiency and resilience, while reducing energy consumption. Ecostruxure of e-mobility includes
    • Consulting services to help customers strategize, plan, design, install and maintain smart EV charging systems that are safe, reliable and efficient
    • Energy and Microgrid Management to optimize the energy consumption of EV charging units thanks to software that increases the efficiency of usage and cost by forecasting the optimum time to consume, produce, store or sell energy.
    • Built-in Battery Storage that optimizes grid use and allows for better management of renewable energy
    • IIoT Predictive Maintenance and Operations Management, combined with data analytics, that minimize OpEx and help eliminate downtime
    • EVlink Charging Stations offer an easy user experience and can be deployed at scale

Future Plans

  • Plans to replace all the cars in its fleet with electric vehicles (EV) by 2030, as part of the company’s climate strategy.
  • Schneider Electric delivers EVlink™ with ChargePoint®, the largest network of EV charging for its outdoor level II charging stations, expanding the breadth of its EVlink products and services over the leading network.
  • Schneider Electric expects to complete the ₹14,000 crore acquisition of Larsen & Toubro’s electrical and automation business by early 2020

R&D

The company is developing solar home solutions and electric mobility technologies at its innovation centre in Bengaluru.

Global Work

  • Schneider Electric is already working with several global leading automakers, to enable and increase EV adoption, through planning the installation of charging stations in US and Europe for a major EVs automaker, and additionally contributing to the installation of charging stations with a capacity of up to 350 kWh for a consortium of key automotive leaders across Europe by the end of 2020. This latest rollout will allow these automakers to give their customers reliable charging solutions cost-effectively while giving motorists the charging options needed to convince them to invest in EVs.

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Categories: E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, EV Charging and Swapping Strategy, Indian E-mobility Strategy

Author - Narasimhan Santhanam


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