Energy solutions resilience amid the post-COVID-19 world

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - The quest to use green technologies and energy-efficient strategies in businesses is not under lockdown. Even under the so-called "new normal", companies today must respond quickly and responsibly.

In light of the current pandemic, Schneider Electric Innovation Summit East Asia 2020 is set to touch upon how digital solutions for sustainable energy can aid the post-COVID-19 world.

The free online-only event on November 4 will gather industry leaders and experts in the region to share insights on placing sustainability and innovation at the core of their business strategy, even amid the pandemic.

Pandemic-proof solutions

Among the topics to be tackled are monitoring and managing indoor air quality, contactless technologies, and space management solutions to ensure safe distancing, safe occupancy thresholds, and other benefits.

These will be discussed in-depth in strategy talks and expert learning sessions that range from resiliency in the healthcare industry, food industry focusing on McDonald's digitization, hospitality industry, data centers to practical topics such as navigating one's career amid the pandemic.

Carbon-neutral, resilient "New Electric World"

Schneider Electric will also roll out new simple, natively connected solutions to deliver greater value to their customers and network of partners. These include the community of consultants, designers, engineers, and panel builders; contractors; and EcoXperts.

Here are the innovative, digitally connected solutions that are forging powerful partnerships with the goal of creating a carbon-neutral, resilient "New Electric World":

PrismaSeT active

The PrismaSeT active low-voltage switchboard is an industry-first product that includes built-in cloud connectivity, providing instant access to intelligent alarming, energy usage analysis, trends, and preventive maintenance plans.

ComPacT breakers

The new generation ComPacT molded-case circuit breakers feature a refreshed design and are tailored for operational excellence with the significant simplification of maintenance activities.

All new programs to strengthen our partners' position in the world of connected solutions and foster beneficial partnerships:

- mySchneider Consultants, Designers, and Engineers is a program that helps Schneider Electric's partners stay at the edge of technology and innovation by giving them the tools to deploy the right solutions reliably and efficiently.

- mySchneider Panel Builders empowers panel builders to drive profit and growth by staying ahead of the competition, simplify their process, and develop their internal teams through digital interaction and innovations.

EcoStruxure for utilities

The latest evolution demonstrates Schneider Electric's ongoing commitment to providing customers with the most robust, connected power distribution and management solution on the market, enhancing electrical safety, power availability, and efficiency while balancing the risks and benefits of digitization through cybersecurity and connectivity. These fundamental values help Schneider Electric's partners achieve long-term business growth and enrich their clients' operations.

Apart from power and grid, EcoStruxure can also protect oil and gas plants from security risks through redundant architectures, distributed control systems, and insight and training for critical systems. Similarly, the Internet of Things (IoT) integration with EcoStruxure also helps water companies in reducing water loss and enhancing key processes and applications in water cycles.

Panel discussions

Other highlights include a panel discussion where Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar, the Executive Director of the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University; Chuah Kee Heng, CEO of SP Sustainable Energy Solutions; and Luc Remont, Schneider Electric's International Operations EVP discuss how economies and businesses can remain robust in a post-COVID-19 world while ensuring energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions with innovation.

In another panel discussion, Schneider Electric Country Leaders will discuss how businesses can transform and emerge more sustainable and more resilient in the post-COVID era. The session will also look at the opportunities and challenges which businesses may face as they navigate through disruptions and operate in the new normal.

Alexandre Vermot, Country President of Philippines Schneider Electric will join his counterparts in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Indonesia in the session titled "Building a more Sustainable and Resilient Future."

Find out more and sign-up

Ready to find out even more about Schneider Electric's Innovation Summit East Asia 2020? Register here to join industry professionals, solution experts, and IoT leaders in interactive learning sessions, strategy talks, and 3D Innovation Hub tours.

For a full list of topics and schedule, visit the Innovation Summit World Tour 2020 website.