Memmingen, 11.02.2013. The solar company Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen has installed 200 solar water pumping systems in 12 districts in Pakistan. The latest systems were successfully put into operation together with the Pakistani partner Izhar Energy by December 2012 in the district of Sukkur.
The project has been initiated and financed by the United Nations Development Programme UNDP to counteract the destructive tidal flood in Pakistan in the summer of 2010. Thousands of families will benefit from the project that secures the water supply for drinking water, irrigation and livestock farming.
Memmingen, 25.10.2012 The German solar company based in Memmingen has been awarded the Solar Industry Award in the category "Project Development" for a project to electrify schools and health posts in rural Ethiopia.
The award ceremony took place on 24th October in the framework of PV SEC in Frankfurt on the Main, Germany presented by Solar International.
Memmingen, 08.10.2012. Off-Grid power supply event takes place for the second time and creates a platform for international experts
“See the world through experts’ glasses” - this is the motto according to which Phaesun GmbH solar enterprise celebrated their Off-Grid Experts Workshop in Memmingen on 05. and 06. October for the second time after a successful start already in 2011.
Together with their co-organisers Steca Elektronik GmbH and GWE Pumpenboese, as well as 22 exhibitors, Phaesun invited to this event which is unique in the solar trade. The Off-Grid Experts Workshop exclusively concentrates on the Off-Grid power supply with renewable energies.
More than 200 guests from the Off-Grid solar trade from Europe, Africa, Central America and the Middle East accepted the company’s invitation to the festival hall in Memmingen.
The Moroccan integrator Schiele Maroc SA announces the deployment of the first of 60 GSM stations powered by solar energy on behalf of the Moroccan operator Maroc Telecom. The first Moroccan operator and leader in its sector, Maroc Telecom has awarded the company a contract through a period of two years, enabling it to supply power to its new stations (BTS) dedicated to mobile phones. As it is a turnkey project, Maroc Telecom also entrusted the design, development and engineering support for all sites covered by this contract to Schiele Maroc to reach a global power system of 1.5 MW. As the sites are located in remote areas far from the electricity grid, they will be powered with a combination of PV and diesel gensets and possibly a wind turbine for few sites. The installation of the first system started in March 2012.
Memmingen, Germany. 03.12.2011. Phaesun have won the European Solar Prize in the category One-World-Cooperation. The German solar company based in Memmingen has been awarded for a concept to distribute small PV systems in rural Africa.
The award ceremony took place in Berlin on 2nd December, presented by EUROSOLAR, the European Association for Renewable Energy, in cooperation with KfW Bankengruppe.
Phaesun GmbH develop innovative solutions for Off-Grid power supply. With a new concept to spread the use of Pico PV systems, Phaesun are oriented towards the needs of people in rural Africa.
PicoPV systems are small photovoltaic stand-alone systems with a capacity of up to 10 watts, which cover basic electrical power needs such as lighting or recharging mobile phones.
Phaesun rely on local partner companies in the target countries. These local partner companies are responsible for the import of PicoPV systems and the selection of independent solar dealers that market the systems in rural areas. Phaesun render assistance in the development of the network and train the retailers. The local project partners set up so-called solar shops and solar kiosks which are not only able to supply the PV systems, but also services to the local population.
The implementation of the concept started 2010 in Mozambique and was financially supported by the German development aid. It has been transferred to Angola where it is successfully pursued without any subsidies. The first Solar Shop opened in summer 2011 in Angola.
Created by EUROSOLAR in 1994, the European Solar Prize - an idea of Hermann Scheer the founder of EUROSOLAR - has since been awarded for exemplary projects and initiatives in the field of renewable energy use.
This year's winners come from Germany, Bulgaria, Denmark, Italy, Austria, Spain, Turkey and Switzerland.
Memmingen, Germany. 22. November 2011. The Minister of Economic Affairs of Bavaria, Martin Zeil has awarded Phaesun GmbH the exports prize Bayern 2011 in the commerce category. 130 small and medium-sized enterprises from Bavaria have been rated according to their particular entrepreneurial achievements and their disposition to open new markets. The awards ceremony was held on 22.11.2011 as a highlight to the „Exporttag Bayern“ event at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Munich.
The decisive factors for the positive rating of Phaesun GmbH were the high export ratio realised by the company, the professional skills of their international team and the close cooperation with specialist wholesalers in the target markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central America. Phaesun GmbH specialise in the distribution and installation of Off-Grid solar systems, while their business activities include rural electrification, water supply, industrial and leisure time applications.
Minister of Economic Affairs Zeil explains: „The laureates have made extraordinary achievements worldwide and skillfully opened new markets with an innovative approach, sensivity and a fine feeling. I warmly congratulate them on this. They have analysed markets very exactly as for the existing demand and successfully seized their opportunities all around the world“.
The exports award „Exportpreis Bayern“ has been awarded small enterprises for the fifth time in 2011 by the Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs in cooperation with the „Bayerische Industrie- und Handelskammertag“ and the working committee of the Bavarian Chambers of Industry and Commerce. The prize was offered enterprises situated in Bavaria with up to 50 full time employees and is awarded in the five categories of industry, commerce, trade, service and tourism.
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10 years’ company anniversary of Phaesun GmbH celebrated in the framework of first „Off-Grid Experts“ Event
Memmingen, 04.10.2011 Solar enterprise Phaesun GmbH situated in Memmingen celebrated their „10 years of Phaesun and more than 500 years of Off-Grid experience“ anniversary on September 30 and October 1 together with their customers and 13 international manufacturers of the solar trade. On this occasion, the Off-Grid experts organised a two days’ exhibition with accompanying workshops. All in all, the members and partner of the Phaesun team stand for more than 500 years of professional experience in the Off-Grid sector.
"This event is extraordinary, since it is exclusively concentrated on the stand-alone power supply”, Huguette Aust, PV Off-Grid Sales Director of co-organiser Steca Elektronik explained. „Solar trade events usually focus on network supply while the Off-Grid sector is mostly neglected. Meanwhile, however, it has developed into more than just a niche market and must be understood as an independent business sector.“
The international visitors could inform themselves around the Off-Grid power supply with PV stand-alone systems at the in-house exhibition and used the opportunity to compare notes with the manufacturers on the spot. Representatives of the international Off-Grid trade introduced product innovations and new developments in the framework of workshops. They exchanged experiences in the field of rural electrification, water supply, industrial and leisure time applications. A motocross race with electric motorbikes and the Phaesun birthday party completed the entertaining framework programme.
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Phaesun supports students initiative SIFE with electrification of Romani settlements in Romania
Memmingen, 01.09.2011 Solar energy distributors Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen/Germany have accomplished the "Green Power" project in August 2011 together with the initiative "Students in Free Enterprise" (short: SIFE) launched by the University of Regensburg. The project supports the Romani population in Romania providing 30 households in the villages Rosia, Nou and Daia in Transylvania with PicoPV systems for off-grid power supply.
Phaesun donated the PicoPV systems. They provide a reliable electrical illumination and the possibility to load mobile phones and operate other small electrical applications. The SIFE students have been trained in the installation and reparation of the systems by Phaesun and immediately passed their knowledge on to the local project management in Romania where they could also practise their skills on the spot.
"The Romani population is still discriminated against in Romania. Most settlements are not on the national power grid and children are often denied access to education which results in problems such as high unemployment rates and alcoholism", explains Daniel Kaiser, SIFE project manager.
"We have developed a holistic concept to support the Romani families emphasising education, electrification and the generation of incomes and started to realise the project in March 2011. With our project, we can make a contribution to improve the living conditions of the Romani families in the long run."
Memmingen, Germany. Januar 2011.
Due to its growth and a correspondingly growing customer base, BP Solar has decided to work with specialised Off-Grid Master Partners to be able to provide its customer network and key accounts with an efficient and high quality service.
In this context, BP Solar and Phaesun GmbH agreed on the transfer of the Off-Grid systems department of the French BP Solar subsidiary to Phaesun. In the future, Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen/Germany will lead the department as a new branch under the name Phaesun France SAS. With this step, Phaesun combines its core competencies in the area of photovoltaics and wind energy with the BP Solar expertise in pumping systems and telecommunication systems. Phaesun therefore turns from an Off-Grid Specialist into an Off-Grid Expert.
Research, development and production are consolidated under one roof in the southern French town of Vendargues near Montpellier. The new branch focuses on solutions for the telecommunication and the Oil and Gas sector in Africa and the Middle East. The corresponding product range has been taken over by holding Phaesun in Germany. It complements the existing Phaesun product portfolio in an optimal way and increases the technical opportunities.
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Solar energy vendor in Memmingen /Germany establishes distribution network and trains traders on the spot
Memmingen, 27. August 2010. Phaesun GmbH in Memmingen/Germany provides households, small business enterprises and public institutions in Mozambique with solar energy. With an inaugural event on 23 July 2010 which was attended by about 70 visitors, the Offgrid specialist started the project on the rural electrification of Mozambique in the parish of Pessene, situated approx. 50 kilometres from Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. The day before, Phaesun had built up the first Pico systems included in the project there (Pico systems are small Offgrid systems with a capacity of up to 10 watts). From now on, a primary school and two accommodations for teachers will be illuminated by the 15 solar lamps installed.
All in all, the 300.000-Euro-project is going to last for two years. 50 per cent of the investment costs are covered by the Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft. As a first step, Phaesun will establish a sustained trader network for the distribution of the Pico systems together with their project partner Coseba in Mozambique running training courses for 10 to 15 traders in the province of Sofala in the east of the country. At the same time, Phaesun cooperation partner Sonnenplus GmbH will train 10 to 15 traders in the province of Maputo.
Offgrid-Specialists Phaesun GmbH present their latest solutions for the offgrid operation of refrigeration containers, street lamps and water pumps at Intersolar Europe, the worldwide largest trade fair for solar technology.
Memmingen, 15. April 2010. A solar refrigeration container is one of the particular highlights presented at Phaesun GmbHâ??s fair booth. It has been designed by ILK Dresden for the use in hospitals, medical supply depots and food storage centres in regions with insecure, or unavailable energy supply. The system has a modular structure, including integrated solar modules with a capacity of 1.7, or 3.6 kilowatts depending on the respective design. The larger system consists of a single cooling chamber for the storage of up to 400 kilogrammes of meat or vegetables at a temperature of 0 to 10 degrees Celsius. The smaller container includes three separate chambers for the storage of drugs at temperatures from 0 to 8, 10 to 15 and 22 to 25 degrees Celsius. The maximum ambient temperature amounts to 52 degrees Celsius. The containers can be also flexibly adjusted to customer requirements. In addition to refrigeration container solutions, solutions for energy supply and telecommunication are also available.
Off-Grid-Specialists Phaesun GmbH install solar power plants in Liberia and train electricians
Memmingen, 11. Mai 2010 Phaesun GmbH of Memmingen / Germany have installed off-grid solar power plants for police barracks in Liberia in West Africa and trained Liberian electricians on site. The last of five complete 12 volt systems went into service last week. The solar plants installed in the Lofa region in the northernmost part of the country generate one, or two kilowatts peak depending on their respective design. This is sufficient for the lighting, water supply and the operation of charging stations for mobile phones. All components including the solar modules, charge controllers, batteries, motion sensors, water pumps, energy saving lamps and charging stations have been supplied by Phaesun GmbH.
Memmingen, 30 March 2010. The Australian marine biologist Lloyd Godson is going to start a spectacular attempt to set a new world record in the Bavarian LEGOLANDÂ® theme park in Germany today. For a fortnight, the adventurer will stay in a 4mÂ² under water home without coming up to surface. With 2.500 watt hours, Godson will try to generate the largest amount of electricity ever produced by under water cycling, surrounded by approx. 1.300 fish and before the very eyes of the LEGOLAND visitors. An official Guinness World Records referee will confirm the world record by April 13.
Memmingen, 04, March 2010. Along with its partner Ikratos Africa, based in Burkina Faso's capitol Ouagadougou, Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen, Germany , is constructing ten solar power plants in Koudougou Region in Burkina Faso, to be finished at the end of March. The solar modules will produce electricity for
telecommunications plants. The contracting party is the telecommunications company Telecel Faso, which has been able to cover 75 % of the network with diesel-powered telecommunications plants so far. This project is Phaesun's first in the landlocked West-African country.
Memmingen, 18 September 2009. Phaesun GmbH, a systems provider based in Memmingen, Germany, has taught technical and economical details of solar technology to 60 Ugandan participants for one week. Working along with Phaesun were four German partner companies (Steca Electronic GmbH, Centrosolar AG, Hoppecke Batterien GmbH & Co KG, SMA Solar Technology AG), the German Solar Industry Association BSW-Solar and the GTZ. Representatives from 30 Ugandan solar companies, as well as potential industry clients and bank representatives, took part in the capital Kampala.
06 May 2009. As the exclusive partner for Europe, Latin American and large parts of Africa, Phaesun GmbH will present new lighting and television kits of the manufacturer Sundaya for the first time at the worldâ??s largest specialist trade fair for solar technology. The new series - Sundaya Ulitium - encompasses LED lamps, LCD televisions and suitable solar modules as well as a distribution box for installation using plug and play.
March 03, 2009. The off-grid specialist Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen, Germany, has brought together 48 customers and suppliers from 16 countries at a French-speaking Solar Workshop in Paris. From February 28 to March 1, the system integrator Phaesun and six manufacturers of batteries, charge controllers, solar modules and off-grid inverters presented their new products for stand alone solar systems. Besides listening to oral presentations, the audience also had the chance to see product samples and talk to the developers of the charge controllers, inverters and battery boxes. Phaesun and the manufacturers explained how their products work and how to do the trouble shooting in case of a failure.
Phaesun GmbH a German photovoltaic product integrator and distributor, announced a 2.2 megawatt (MW) sales agreement with ET Solar, a Chinese solar module manufacturer.
Memmingen, 06.02.2009 - On 1 February a delegation of the Iraqui Government consisting of six persons came to a training session lasting several days at Phaesun, a specialist for grid-independent photovoltaics, headquartered in Memmingen, Germany. The engineers are collecting technical know-how at Phaesun. What was their aim? To increasingly provide Iraq with solar electricity.
Memmingen, 26.01.2009 - Phaesuns success in international projects in 2008 continued unabated. Phaesun managed to win a couple of very important pv projects in the past year. Increase of turn overs generated by projects of more than 30 percent compared to 2007.