Tag: Yaskawa Environmental Energy

Yaskawa / The Switch constructs large drive test centre in Finland
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Yaskawa / The Switch constructs large drive test centre in Finland

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has begun the construction of a large drive test centre in Lappeenranta, Finland to test large drives and assist in the production of multi-megawatt class equipment for wind and marine business units. The new building will comprise of the test centre and an assembly line. Lifting capacity will be...

EBL improves energy performance of North Sea Giant
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EBL improves energy performance of North Sea Giant

  The world’s first Electronic Bus Link (EBL) from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has been successfully commissioned on the North Sea Giant, providing complete redundancy, enhanced efficiency and significant fuel savings. The technology connects the 18,151 GWT subsea construction vessel’s DC-Hubs, enabling the vessel to conduct demanding operations using just one engine, instead...

Yaskawa/The Switch to supply DC-Hubs for Wärtsilä and Teekay hybrid tankers
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Yaskawa/The Switch to supply DC-Hubs for Wärtsilä and Teekay hybrid tankers

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch, a specialist in advanced drive train technology, has signed a contract to provide 16 DC-Hubs and 32 frequency converters for a new shuttle tanker concept developed by Teekay and Wärtsilä. Each of the four tankers, which will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea, will feature eight...