UK supermajor BP is collaborating with Schneider Electric to decarbonise customers in Australia, Europe, the UK and the US.

The companies signed a memorandum of understanding to scale up integrated energy solutions in hard-to-abate sectors like transportation and heavy industry.

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“Schneider Electric’s expertise is complementary to ours, opening up more opportunities for us to jointly help energy systems decarbonise,” William Lin, executive vice president of regions, cities and solutions at BP, said.

“Combining BP’s energy supply capabilities with Schneider Electric’s microgrid and energy management technologies means that together we can offer clean, efficient and resilient solutions to better meet our customers’ needs.”

BP will provide low-carbon energy, including solar, wind, hydrogen, biofuels, and electric vehicle charging, while Schneider Electric will provide integrated renewable power into energy systems.

“Many of our customers are looking for innovation and expertise to help decarbonise their energy supply and demand systems,” says Barbara Frei, executive vice president of Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric.

“With BP, we’re committed to advancing technology solutions and addressing key markets together to help these customers reach net-zero faster.”