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"Schneider's energy-efficient and water optimization solutions help companies manage resources."

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7 min Read Time | April 29th 2022

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How are Schneider's innovative technologies helping companies reduce their footprint?

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Written by: Shah

Company: Schneider

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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"Schneider's energy-efficient and water optimization solutions help companies manage resources."

In 2019, global energy consumption was 173.34Tn KWh1. The world continues to derive 84% (~146.1Tn KWh) of energy from fossil fuel1, accounting for ~3/4 of global GHG emissions and impacting climate change 2. Moreover, water scarcity is a prevailing issue as ~ two-thirds of the world's population lives in water-stressed regions3. The annual global water consumption is estimated to be 4Tn m34. The redirection, overuse, and pollution of water can cause ecosystem collapse, harming the environment5.

Schneider is an energy and digital solution company with 250,000+ client sites6;p98. In 2020, Schneider had EUR25.2B revenue6;p2, 72% from green technologies6;p99. It ranks #1 in energy management solutions12 and is one of the biggest software solution providers for industrial water and wastewater13.

In 2016, it launched EcoStruxureTM, an IoT (Internet of things)-enabled architecture platform for efficiency in Power, IT, Building, Machine, Plant, and Grid domains to end markets like data centers, buildings, and infrastructure7,8. It helps 650,000+ partners/suppliers worldwide, optimizing their carbon footprint to up to 50%8. EcoStruxureTM helped 230 global companies like Mariott, Whirlpool, etc9 save up to 30% energy6;p99. It has also helped its clients transition to renewable energy through power purchase agreements14.

Further, Schneider pioneered the Smart Water Networks (SWAN) forum, which develops software solutions for water companies to manage their operations10;p2-3. It has helped water companies like Veolia increase energy savings by 15%15. It manages nearly 3⁄4 of the water resources in the UK and Spain and 50% of the world’s largest desalination plants11; p16-18. It integrates solutions for 36k+ water installations and networks, providing automation, pump optimization, treatment, desalination, and sanitation10;p2-3.

Schneider's energy-efficient and water technologies offer significant environmental solutions worldwide.

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