Environment Energy 

Stijn Stevens is the new CTO at meteocontrol

Stijn Stevens presents himself as new CTO of meteocontrol GmbH at the Forum Neue Energiewelt and Intersolar 2021 Augsburg, 20th of September 2021 – With Stijn Stevens, meteocontrol GmbH has filled the position of Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and opened a new office in Berlin. Since the 1st of July 2021, the native Belgian has been driving the technical development of the company’s monitoring and control systems forward. Combining renewable energy sources and storage technologies in virtual power plants for achieving a maximum performance of mixed plant portfolios is one…

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Innovative “GKN Hydrogen” system ensures self-sufficient energy supply: 17 orders for Proton Motor’s “Module S8” within three years

Fifth order from newly launched GKN business unit for Proton Motor standard module for integration into hydrogen storage system based on green metal hydride technology. Puchheim near Munich, July 14, 2021 – The demand for decentralized energy storage systems is currently rising sharply. Hydrogen-based stationary solutions have an advantage over batteries. In July 2019, the top-class pilot project “Knappenhaus” was officially inaugurated in Kasern, the northern most mountain village in South Tyrol. It has passed the previous seasonal challenges with flying colors. Originally designed 500 years ago as a simple…

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New CEO at the VSB Group

Frederic Lanoe takes over management VSB, the international project developer for wind energy and photovoltaics, has announced changes at the executive level: as of 1 June 2021, Frederic Lanoe, an internationally experienced manager from the renewable energy sector, will now lead the company as CEO. Following the VSB Group”s strong focus on internationalisation, the company is also breaking new ground at the top management level: The Group warmly welcomes Frederic Lanoe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “In Frederic Lanoe, we are pleased to have gained an industry great and a…

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Asahi Kasei renews membership in Business Call to Action

Successful business model and sustainable development Düsseldorf, May 3, 2021 – Asahi Kasei renewed its membership in the Business Call to Action (BCtA) led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in February 2021 with businesses in India for Bemberg™ regenerated cellulose fiber (cupro) and Microza™ polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) hollow-fiber membrane. Since joining BCtA in 2016, Asahi Kasei”s support for stakeholders in the Bemberg™ value chain in India from raw material to garment as well as the collaboration with academia have been highly evaluated as a business model combining commercial…

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Structural change at meteocontrol inspires advancing internationalization

Mauricio López: Head of Business Development & International Sales at meteocontrol Augsburg, April 21, 2021 – meteocontrol GmbH, a global provider of independent monitoring and control systems for photovoltaic plants, has filled the newly created position of Head of Business Development & International Sales with an experienced employee. Mauricio López has been responsible for Business Development & International Sales since April 1, 2021. Mauricio López has more than ten years of experience in international sales in various sectors of the PV industry. López has been working as Sales Manager at…

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HADI TEHERANI SOLAR off to a successful start

Hadi Teherani, the architect, renewable energy pioneer and bearer of the German Order of Merit, creates a new company for sustainable photovoltaic projects and investments in Hamburg, Germany. The solar industry is facing the biggest boom of all time. In 2030, 65 per cent of electricity consumption in Germany is already supposed to stem from renewable energies – a major portion thereof from solar energy. For more than 25 years now the Hadi Teherani Group (https://www.haditeherani.com) has been addressing the issues of energy efficiency and photovoltaics. Fully in line with…

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Hydrogen for an Annealing Furnace

Hydrogen for the heat treatment of steel iGas energy GmbH has successfully installed an electrolyzer in the new “Miory Steel” tinplate plant in Belarus. The electrolyzer generates up to 100 Nm³ hydrogen per hour for the annealing furnace. The “Green Electrolyzer” supplied by iGas energy produces the hydrogen required to anneal the tinplate coils. The plant has a capacity of up to 100 Nm³ hydrogen per hour. The gas processing system achieves a gas quality of up to 5.0, which means a minimum hydrogen content of 99.999 %. Since the…

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meteocontrol accelerates international growth with E2MS service provider habemus!

blue’Log X-Series: meteocontrol relies on habemus! for short delivery times and flexible order processing of monitoring hardware Augsburg, January 26, 2021 – meteocontrol GmbH is optimising the supply chain management of its blue’Log X-Series. This will enable it to handle national and international orders even faster and more flexibly. To this end, the supplier of independent PV monitoring and control systems is stepping up cooperation with habemus! electronic + transfer GmbH based in Münsterhausen, Germany. From now on, in addition to assembling the blue’Log modules for meteocontrol, the electronics specialist…

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meteocontrol continues its growth trajectory

The number of photovoltaic systems being monitored by the VCOM Cloud monitoring platform reaches 50,000 Augsburg, December 18, 2020 – meteocontrol GmbH on course for continued growth. The provider of independent PV monitoring systems heads into the new year with a new management structure, expertise focussed in four business units, in addition to reinforced and expanded existing products and services. At the same time, the Augsburg-based company with its international subsidiaries continues to rely on high quality. This strategy has proven effective: the number of photovoltaic systems monitored by the…

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Christmas donation: meteocontrol supports charitable association “Der Bunte Kreis”

Charity Challenge instead of Christmas party and customer gifts Augsburg, 15. December 2020 – meteocontrol GmbH entered the Advent season with an original idea: Instead of Christmas parties and customer gifts, employees have been playing for money in a weekly Charity Challenge. Financed by the company, the money is donated to the Augsburg-based “Der Bunte Kreis” association, an aftercare facility for families with seriously ill children. The amount donated is currently more than 3,000 Euros. Usually, all of meteocontrol’s 180 or so employees come together at the Augsburg headquarters for…

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