Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2012 (Revised April 2017)

Schneider Electric: Becoming the Global Specialist in Energy Management

by John D. Macomber and Rachna Tahilyani


Global electrical products company assesses growth and market demands in India. Company must decide between a products acquisition or developing a service business. Students need to be aware of different country conditions, demands on implementation of different strategies, impact on culture. Also discusses energy performance contracting in the context of making India's energy generation capability more efficient.

Keywords: Globalization; Energy; Management; Energy Industry;


Macomber, John D., and Rachna Tahilyani. "Schneider Electric: Becoming the Global Specialist in Energy Management." Harvard Business School Case 212-082, February 2012. (Revised April 2017.)