Palatine, Ill., (USA), September 21, 2009 — Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 as part of its commitment to help people make the most of their energySM. The Solar Decathlon challenges students from 20 university teams from the
Contestants will be required to connect their houses’ electric systems to the local
“Schneider Electric is proud to sponsor the Solar Decathlon and encourage students and the community to think about active energy solutions that can be implemented today,” said Amelia Huntington, President, Schneider Electric U.S. “By contributing our expertise, as well as our energy management and technology solutions, we can raise awareness of the opportunities to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green.”
By sponsoring the 2009 Solar Decathlon, Schneider Electric is able to share broad-based knowledge and resources, as well as its passion with a new generation of energy enthusiasts. Sustainable development is a real and essential opportunity for mobilization, growth and differentiation, and Schneider Electric is committed to producing innovative and effective solutions to curb energy waste, promote production and influence consumption habits that respect the environment.
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