Media OutReach – Schneider Electric, a digital transformation leader in global energy management and automation, announced that it has won the 2022 Microsoft Energy and Sustainability Partner of the Year Award. Schneider Electric was honored for its EcoStruxure™ software solution which innovative technology using Azure cloud and Dynamics 365 from Microsoft.
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognizes partners who have demonstrated excellence in developing and using Microsoft applications, services, and devices over the past year. Schneider Electric was selected from more than 3,900 nominations in various industry categories from more than 100 countries around the world, and was awarded in the Energy and Sustainability Program for outstanding solutions and services.
Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure solutions have helped customers reduce or save 347 million tonnes of carbon emissions since 2018, and 84 million tonnes by 2021. And Microsoft’s Azure technology supports these solutions, helping customers achieve their energy and sustainable development goals with electrification and digital technologies.
“Winning the Microsoft Energy and Sustainability Partner of the Year 2022 award is recognition of Schneider Electric’s efforts to combat climate change. Now is a critical time to combat climate change. If we don’t take immediate action to reduce carbon emissions, the problem may be irreversible. Companies are key stakeholders, but corporate influence alone is not enough; more importantly, companies must collaborate closely, as Schneider Electric and Microsoft have done to aggressively drive innovation and develop technologies that can reverse climate change,” said Olivier. Blum, executive vice president of energy management at Schneider Electric, said in a statement Thursday (7/7/2022).
Schneider Electric and Microsoft work together to provide customers with cutting-edge solutions and services, including:
– Green Data Center : When Microsoft needed an end-to-end solution to more efficiently design, build, and operate its data centers, Schneider Electric used RIB’s flagship MTWO cloud building solution platform. to transfer all data Integrate into the merged model. This platform helps Microsoft create digital twins, allowing data centers to estimate delivery speeds under different circumstances during the construction phase, avoiding unnecessary rebuilds and waste.
Schneider Electric’s flexible use of digital technologies in its buildings is reflected in its leadership in ESG:
– IntenCity: Schneider Electric’s “Building of the Future” office tower, IntenCity, completed in 2021, is ten times more energy efficient than a typical building, making it one of the most energy efficient buildings in the world. IntenCity covers an area of 26,000 square meters and can accommodate 1,500 employees. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure solution combined with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform collects 60,000 data points every two minutes in IntenCity, and uses data prediction to perform intelligent building management and flexible energy deployments to increase building reliability and durability.
Schneider Electric and Microsoft have worked together for more than three decades, and this partnership has grown over the long term with a shared vision for energy efficiency and sustainability. Together, the expertise of Schneider Electric and Microsoft drives the industry forward, and collaboration between the two parties further enhances sustainability.
“I am very honored to announce that Schneider Electric has won the 2022 Microsoft Energy and Sustainability Partner of the Year Award. Schneider Electric stands out among an outstanding pool of nominees. We are very impressed with the innovative use of Microsoft Cloud technology as part of the EcoStruxure™ software solution ,” concluded Nick Parker, Nick Parker, Vice President of Global Partner Solutions Enterprise at Microsoft.