Energy as a Service

As your long-term EaaS partner, AlphaStruxure designs, builds, owns, operates, and maintains your tailored, on-site energy infrastructure.

The Energy as a Service advantage

Deploys custom-designed, on-site energy infrastructure — such as a microgrid — without the need for up-front capital investment.

Unburdens organizations from designing, financing, owning, installing, and managing their own energy infrastructure so they can focus on core business needs.

Helps businesses achieve long-term outcomes around resilience, reliability, greenhouse gas reduction, and cost-stability simply, efficiently, and with price certainty guaranteed.

Meet the microgrid technology powering the energy transition

Microgrids

Local energy systems with sources of generation, storage, and advanced automation and control. These are able to function independently from the grid, delivering:

Microgrids are designed and built based on each organization’s specific needs, and include some of the following state-of-the-art components:

Solar Photovoltaic
Zero-emission electricity generation technology to improve site sustainability with configuration options including roof, canopy, and ground
Battery Energy Storage
Electrochemical device that balances electrical demand, improves power quality, and supports optimal grid utilization and resilience
Baseload Generation
Dispatchable electricity generation with several technology options, from fuel cells to reciprocating engines and turbines
Combined Heat and Power
Baseload generation with waste heat recovery for electrical and thermal generation to improve site efficiency and sustainability
Wind Turbines
Zero-emission electricity generation technology to improve site sustainability. Utilization is highly location and demand dependent

Energy Control Center
Industry-leading Schneider Electric microgrid controller device that integrates electrical distribution equipment and controls, and balances electricity supply and demand

Electrical Infrastructure Equipment
Combination of Schneider Electric switchgear, transformer, smart metering, and relaying to form the microgrid’s backbone

Electric Vehicle Charging
EV-charging solutions for various fleet types, including plug-in, pantograph, and inductive wireless charging for economic and sustainability savings

Fuel Cell Vehicle Fueling
Full on-site and off-site turn-key solutions for green hydrogen fueling, production, and other ancillary systems to support growing diverse fleets

Biomass Boiler
Thermal energy with net-zero carbon fuel to improve sustainability through reduced CO2 emissions. Fuel composition is highly dependent on area and biomass availability

Electric Boiler
Thermal energy electrification where sustainability improvements and operational costs are highly dependent on source of electricity

Heat Pumps
Thermal energy electrification that can utilize air source, water source, or geothermal heat pumps to maximize efficiency and sustainability savings

Thermal Energy Storage
Typically a water-based system that balances thermal demand and production, improves heating and cooling resilience, and supports overall optimization of the microgrid

Renewable Natural Gas
Fuel replacement for fossil-based natural gas that is generated from biogenic sources including landfills and wastewater treatment systems to cattle and swine farms

Green Hydrogen
Hydrogen fuel that can be produced on-site or off-site with renewable energy and an electrolyzer, or sourced and delivered via truck

Integrate Digital Platform
The digital backbone for AlphaStruxure’s best-in-class connection of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxureTM operational technology (OT) and the latest information technology (IT) for microgrids to unlock trapped value in operations and leverage data trends and analytics

Connected Devices
Embedded intelligence in EcoStruxure devices that enable communication with edge controls and form the basis of smarter operations

Edge Controls
Integrate enables EcoStruxure Microgrid Operations (control) to integrate connected devices and cloud-based OT and IT services. For mission-critical systems, the edge controls enable local autonomous operations as a failsafe.

Apps, Analytics, and Services
Integrate enables a broad use of agnostic applications, predictive analytics, and information services across the entire stack of edge controls and connected devices for microgrid sites, turning mounds of data into useful information.

What zero CapEx means for your business

A zero-CapEx financing model allows organizations to preserve capital and resources for core business activities while achieving long-term outcomes through:

The digital platform behind smarter microgrids

Behind every AlphaStruxure microgrid is the Integrate digital platform and network operations center. Integrate monitors and optimizes your tailored energy infrastructure to deliver long-term outcomes— freeing you up to focus on other business needs.

Integrate puts the power of data science, predictive analytics, and repeatable processes to work, so you can gain reliable, real-time visibility into key performance metrics for your on-site energy infrastructure.

The EaaS difference

Guaranteed outcomes

Resilience, reliability, greenhouse gas reduction, and cost-stability

Risk-mitigation

Transferred risk of designing, financing, owning, installing, and managing the energy infrastructure

Reduced complexity

No up-front capital or energy transformation expertise needed

Long-term partnership

Energy infrastructure expertly designed, built, owned, operated, and maintained for you

Cost predictability

Known pricing and protection from energy cost volatility

Your EaaS journey starts here

Discover

Together as partners, AlphaStruxure learns more about your business-specific energy challenges and goals.

Ideation

The Art of the Possible approach provides a customized option space that can include:

  • Framework to achieve long-term energy goals
  • Site energy assessment Microgrid design options
  • Total cost of ownership

Options

Receive expert support in selecting a conceptual design that best aligns with your energy goals around GHG emission reduction, resilience, reliability, and cost-stability.

Structure

Benefit from guaranteed key energy outcomes over the long-term through tailored contract structuring and an EaaS agreement.

Long-term Partnership

AlphaStruxure continues to be your trusted energy transformation partner to ensure long-term success during the building, operations, and maintenance project phases.

Making an impact across industries

Commercial and Industrial Manufacturing

Decarbonizing rapidly and expanding capacity, without waiting for the grid to catch up

Transportation

Accelerating decarbonization and the EV transition in the face of rapidly rising electricity demand

Life Sciences

Stabilizing long-term energy costs while achieving resilient, zero-carbon energy

Consumer Packaged Goods

Generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions in the face of a growing global food demand

Entertainment

Generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions in the face of a growing global food demand

Mining, Minerals, and Metals

Achieving meaningful climate goals throughout an energy-intensive industry

Commercial and Industrial Manufacturing

Decarbonizing rapidly and expanding capacity, without waiting for the grid to catch up

Transportation

Accelerating decarbonization and the EV transition in the face of rapidly rising electricity demand

Life Sciences

Stabilizing long-term energy costs while achieving resilient, zero-carbon energy

Consumer Packaged Goods

Generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions in the face of a growing global food demand

Entertainment

Generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions in the face of a growing global food demand

Mining, Minerals, and Metals

Achieving meaningful climate goals throughout an energy-intensive industry

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