Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~$25 billion in FY2016, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On. Schneider Electric's Solar business is a separate global business unit, headquartered in Burnaby BC with 600 global employees. The Solar Business designs, produces and globally markets distributed and centralize power conversion devices for application in all solar market segments from residential to to megawatt power plants. Schneider Electric acquired Xantrex Technology in 2008.