Schneider Electric brings state-of-the-art energy management solutions to high growth SL market
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 11:00
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today organised an event in the city which showcased its solutions and technology across segments. This initiative is part of Schneider Electric SAS France ‘Xperience Efficiency’ event which is a series of global events that collaborate and share knowledge on how to solve energy and sustainability challenges. The event organised at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo saw a presence of around 400 key customers from across sectors.
Xperience Efficiency is a set of events by Schneider Electric that take on the energy demand drivers that are forcing change: economic and government rebalancing, urbanisation, digitisation and sustainable resources. By looking at the latest integrated energy trends and sustainability solutions that will transform how we all live, work, learn and play, Xperience Efficiency shows the future of energy efficiency. Solutions will deliver energy management, energy access, and business process performance answers right across the energy chain, whether at home, at work, across the grid, or in towns and cities.
The event today in the city began with insightful sessions by Schneider Electric experts sessions addressing energy problems, industry trends and innovative solutions. An interactive marketplace was also on display showcasing the latest developments in systems, solutions and technology. Solutions across business segments of Schneider Electric i.e. power, lifespace, buildings, industry, energy and IT were showcased. The SmartGrid model was a focal point of interest as was Acti 9 with its Smartlink communication module which uses one-click, prefabricated wiring for easy, error-proof communication between a customer’s distribution panels and any facility management system.
Schneider Electric SAS is present in Sri Lanka through Schneider Electric Lanka Ltd., which is its fully owned subsidiary company, and its network of partners ensuring easy availability of all products and solutions by connecting with the customer and collaborating with channels and influencers to offer comprehensive, competitive products and solutions to the customers, encompassing the entire product range of Schneider Electric.
“The Xperience Efficiency event in Colombo is part of our strategic initiative to connect with our customers in Sri Lanka educating and informing them about our solutions. In Colombo today we displayed a wide range of our products across business units. It is unique in the sense that we showcased our maximum product range, and invited the entire ecosystem – customers, channels, consultants, panel builders, contractors, electricians, system integrators, architects,” said Anil Chaudhry, Zone President, Schneider Electric.
“Sri Lanka has always been a key market for Schneider Electric and we have been operating in the region since 2001 to provide expertise towards energy management solutions. It s evident that the total energy requirement in Sri Lanka is set to grow significantly and there is an urgent need to find means to meet this increasing demand. Schneider Electric provides a solution to this by offering energy efficient products which help in managing energy consumption effectively. Through our end-to-end energy management solutions, we can help drive savings of up to thirty percent across sectors. We have seen good demand for our solutions from the region and are optimistic about the future potential of the market for Schneider Electric,” added Pradeep Saikia, Country President – Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives.
Schneider Electric Lanka is the only fully-owned local entity Schneider Electric with a local team and providing solutions for local and international projects in various segments including buildings (commercial and residential), infrastructure, industry and data centres/networks.
Schneider Electric partners with some of the most renowned and trusted business houses of Sri Lanka to uplift levels of technical understanding and bring the company’s latest solutions, products and services to the doorsteps of Sri Lankan consumers and industry. It has a fully competent technical team that is based in Colombo.