Edouard Heripret, the Schneider Electric general manager East Africa

Get alternative power sources, firm advises businesses

An energy management firm has encourages medium businesses Kampala to get alternative power sources if they want to ease the running of businesses.

Schneider Electric, a firm that deals in digital transformation of energy management and automation, yesterday announced an ambitious move to improve the work of these small businesses by enabling constant power supply.

Speaking at the launch at Sheraton Kampala, Mr Edouard Heripret, the General Manager East Africa, Schneider Electric, said they added to its capacity the new Easy UPS 3M, a 60 kVA to 100 kVA (400V), to its 3-Phase UPS family of products. UPS is abbreviation for Uninterruptable Power Supply.

“With our latest 3-phase offer, Schneider Electric is better able to meet both customer needs and partner requirements in a wide range of industries, making it an excellent fit for small and medium businesses, data centers, and manufacturing facilities,” he said.

“Easy UPS 3M fills a growing market need for a solution delivering power availability, reliability, manageability, quality, and convenience,” Heripret added.

The firm affirms that with the new product in the regional market, businessmen no longer have to worry about abrupt power outage and load shading. It says with the new design and enhanced product features; Easy UPS 3M protects critical equipment in a multitude of start-up service to ensure the Easy UPS 3M is properly and safely configured for best performance physical environments from damage due to power outages, surges, and spikes. This unit saves on CapEx investment while also delivering up to 99 per cent efficiency in energy-saving ECO mode.

Available in East Africa now, the Easy UPS 3M personifies simplicity as it is easy to install, easy to use, and easy to service, providing business continuity for small and medium businesses, and making it an excellent fit in both the data center space and in industrial environments.

Customers benefit from the included, reliability, safety, and peace of mind.

According to the World Bank collection of development indicators, in 2016, only 26.7% of the population have access to electricity in Uganda.