Advancing the world with electrical drive trains.


We’ve delivered permanent magnet machines and power converters totaling 11 GW.



The choice of wind

We have challenged the wind industry, first by making permanent magnet generators (PMG) and full-power converters (FPC) the preferred
technology for wind turbines, and now by enabling the technology to be commercially available.

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The liberty of marine

Based on our proven success in wind power applications, The Switch is now making permanent magnet (PM) machines and frequency converter solutions commercially available for marine applications.

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Dongfang, China

The Switch has provided Dongfang with a second-generation drive train package that combines a 1.5 MW direct-drive, outer rotor permanent magnet generator with a full-power converter.

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ScanWind, Norway

The Switch has provided ScanWind with third-generation drive train packages that combine a 4.25 MW direct-drive permanent magnet generator (PMG) with a full-power converter (FPC) for use in offshore wind turbine development efforts.

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At your service

The Switch Circle is our approach that gives you the greatest return on investment. We tailor each approach to best serve your business model and application.

The Switch Circle is our commitment to unsurpassed service throughout all phases of your project.

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At your service

Upcoming events

The Switch will be participating in the following events:

• EWEA 2015, 17–20.11, Paris, France
• SPS IPC Drives 2015, 24–26.11, Nürnberg, Germany
• Marintec China 2015, 1–4.12, Shanghai, China

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Upcoming events

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