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    End-of-life: medium voltage product take-back scheme

    Become completely environmentally compliant with our End-of-life offer.

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Have you thought of recycling your MV equipment?

In Europe, it is mandatory to recycle, reclaim or destroy the SF6 gas contained in electrical equipment (regulation (EU) N°517/2014). We aim to give you peace of mind with our end-of-life take-back service by recycling all MV equipment, including SF6 gas.


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    98% of a medium voltage cubicle can be recycled
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    3,000+ cubicles recycled every year
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    35,000+ tonnes of CO2 avoided thanks to EOL

Discover End-of-life Offer

  • Compliance with evolving industry standards and legislation

    Schneider Electric will take full responsibility for the end-of-life processing of obsolete electrical equipment. This service goes beyond regulatory framework and is a win-win solution for all concerned.
  • Complete retrofitting experience

    • Turnkey solution, compliant with current regulations
    • Transport documents and SF6 recycling or destruction certificate for traceability
    • Offer not limited to Schneider Electric equipment
  • More sustainable operations

    Schneider Electric has a closed cycle process for SF6 gas. It includes manufacturing of MV equipment, its operation, end-of-life take-back and the reuse of SF6 in new products. All of this in accordance with IEC standards.
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How Retrofit Services for Electrical Distribution Contribute to the Circular Economy

Governments require strict adherence to equipment disposal regulations. This paper offers guidance on safe, legal methods for MV and HV equipment disposal and recycling. Download the white paper
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