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Role under the Project

Schneider Electric will lead the task dedicated to protection, earthing and grounding. Additionally, SE will develop an interlink converter dedicated to connecting AC and DC microgrids, as well as develop static protections to protect infrastructure.


DC Systems joins as one of Shift2DC Affiliated Partners, under Schneider Electric umbrella.

DC Systems, headquartered in Netherlands, is a global company offering innovative smart systems on Direct Current (DC). We are the leader in innovations in the field of development of safety applications and controls for smart DC microgrids in public and commercial areas, and homes. In collaboration with our partners in the novel Current/OS foundation, we create systems that are the fundament of a sustainable energy transition.

In January 2021, DC Systems joined Schneider Electric, the global specialist for digital energy management and automation solutions with more than 188,000 employees in over 100 countries. The addition of DC Systems’ expertise reinforces Schneider Electric’s expertise to provide resilient and sustainable energy infrastructures for relevant applications such as building microgrids in unreliable public grid environments, or long-distance applications such as public lighting.