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Schneider Electric partners with ENGIE to digitize energy sector

Schneider Electric partners with ENGIE to digitize energy sector

February 28, 2017 - Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, and ENGIE, a global energy player committed to lead the energy transition worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and deploy new digital solutions for operational efficiency of renewable assets (wind and solar PV), leveraging Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Historian and related application software powered by Schneider Electric’s Wonderware brand.

Asset management, SCADA obsolescence management, remote monitoring and diagnostics and cybersecurity in a complex ecosystem will also be investigated as part of the agreement.

ENGIE and Schneider Electric welcome this collaboration as a major joint initiative in the digitization of the energy sector.

Schneider Electric is already a ENGIE's strategic partner for real-time monitoring and management of its European wind and solar power installations. This partnership demonstrates ENGIE’s ambition to accelerate its digitization globally to lead the energy transition.

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, Schneider’s 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. 

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