Schneider Electric to reduce energy usage in Saudi by 30%

Schneider Electric to reduce energy usage in Saudi by 30%
EcoStruxure delivers collaborative smart building IoT platform by providingeasier connectivity for devices.
Published: 20 March 2018 - 1:27 a.m.
By: Rajiv Ravindran Pillai

Schneider Electric Saudi Arabia has cooperated with key players in different sectors to adopt its EcoStruxure technology which can help customers reduce their energy consumption up to 30%.

Najib Al-Naim, cluster president Schneider Electric, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Yemen, said: “Energy consumption will increase 50% by 2050 due to urbanisation, industrialisation, and digitisation.

"There is 82% untapped potential for energy efficiency in building and 50% in industry. IoT, connectivity and software are changing the world.

"By 2020, we’ll have 30 billion connected things and the number of connected devices will be 10 times the number of connected people," he added. 

“With up to 30% energy efficiency, 25% less unscheduled maintenance and 15% improved space utilization, EcoStruxure unlocks the true value of your building by increasing the value of your space, increasing the loyalty of your guest and patients and the productivity of your employees,” he told Saudi Gazette.

EcoStruxure delivers collaborative smart building IoT platform by providing easier connectivity for devices, seamless integration with different systems for different segments, fully IP digital backbone, scalable to any building size and easier connectivity to the cloud.

After serving 1 million buildings globally, with more than 1.5 million assets connected and more than 21,000 partners in our ecosystem, Schneider Electric is promoting EcoStruxure innovative platform in the kingdom.

He added: “We have excellent engagement with key players in the Saudi market in different industries such as: Key healthcare entities. We are also very willing to have a great participation in smart cities in the kingdom. Saudi has been very quick — as part of its Vision 2030 — in adopting latest technologies for several purposes including energy management.”
 


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