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Schneider Electric Drives Sustainable Energy Efficient Cities

Matt Ball on October 23, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Schneider Electric, a Gold Sponsor and a Zayed Future Energy Prize winner, delivered a strong message to enhance efforts in sustainable development. Eng. Ahmed Al Rashood, Vice-President of Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Energy Management Solutions, Schneider Electric – Saudi Arabia, in his keynote speech titled “Transforming Cities into Smart Cities through Green Building”, said “at Schneider Electric, we are contributing to the green movement with a practical holistic view. Saudi Arabia is investing significantly in the development of smart infrastructure across the nation. Our mission as a socially responsible company is to ensure that we offer unique solutions that optimize the cities of the future. The smart city and green buildings will play a decisive role in ensuring a sustainable energy future as cities continue to grow at unprecedented rates.”

Building upon Schneider Electric’s regional accomplishments including the SABIC R&D Centre in Riyadh Techno valley, the demand for the company’s solutions for both new and existing buildings is set to grow, with various high profile solutions already delivered around the world including the TNT Centre in Hoofddorp, Netherland (Net Zero – Leed Platinum), and The Hive — Schneider Electric’s French HQ and the first building in the world to be awarded ISO 50001.

Read more via Saudi Gazette

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