Ministerial visit to Schneider Electric’s Innovation Hub in Hunslet

Lord Johnson, the Minister for Investment at the Department for Business and Trade, visited Schneider Electric’s Innovation Hub on Jack Lane in Hunslet on Monday (20 May 2024) to see energy innovation in action.

The Leeds Innovation Hub features cutting-edge technology and innovations that are driving the UK’s journey to energy efficiency and sustainability.

Schneider Electric, a French owned multination, specialises in digital automation and energy management and is a key supplier of Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure products globally.

The firm employs 550 people at its Leeds smart factory and Innovation Hub – more than a tenth of its UK workforce. It has recently benefited from a £7.2 million investment to upgrade the facility, which will create 110 new jobs over the next five years.


This post is based on a press release issued on behalf of Lord Johnson

Photo: Lord Johnson, Minister for Investment at the Department of Business and Trade, and David Hall, Vice President, Power Systems, Schneider Electric UK&I at Schneider Electric’s Leeds Innovation Hub.


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