- Schneider Electric Foundation, under the aegis of Fondation de France, is the main patron of the Nomade des Mers expedition to research and promote low technologies, aims to address the ‘Energy Dilemna’ of the country.
- The expedition's catamaran is equipped with Schneider Electric products and solutions. Schneider Electric technical experts continue contributing to the LowTech Lab, the collaborative research platform associated with the project.
- The expedition's catamaran was christened on February 5, 2016, in Concarneau (France), it arrived in Chennai after sailing across several countries.
Further reiterating its commitment to energy efficiency and access to clean energy, Schneider Electric India, today showcased a range of low-cost clean technologies which were on display at the catamaran as part of the Nomade des Mers (Nomad of the Seas) expedition. The expedition – which began in 2015 at Brittany (France) and will conclude in Indonesia – arrived at the Chennai port on April 11, 2017, after passing through Morocco, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Brazil, South Africa, Madagascar, Mozambique, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. The Schneider Electric Foundation, under the aegis of Fondation de France, is a key patron of the expedition to aid research and promote low technologies (low tech).