Date Announced: 02 Jan 2020
Dresden, Germany -- Heliatek and Etihad Energy Service (ESCO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding during WETEX Solar show in Dubai in late October 2019. Within this strategic partnership agreement, both companies have agreed amongst other things to realize a number of high-visibility projects in Dubai and the U.A.E. to drive awareness and open the market for Heliatek’s green energy solution.
The first pilot project in that region will be a 40 films, 1kWp rooftop installation on the Al Jalila Cultural Center for Children. The center is a place that “aims to enrich cultural lives of children, to create surroundings, and to embrace their creativity and future aspirations, to prepare them to welcome their future”.
The pilot is expected to be installed in early 2020 and will be a milestone for both companies to bring Heliatek’s innovative solar solution to the Middle East. “We are delighted to work with Etihad Energy Service as our strong partner in the U.A.E. This pilot will be our first installation in the hot and humid climate of Dubai. We are excited to gather real life performance data under these challenging conditions”, says Guido van Tartwijk, CEO of Heliatek.
As the technology leader in organic photovoltaics, Heliatek develops, produces and distributes industrial-grade organic PV solar solutions for virtually any building surface (horizontal, vertical, curved, rigid, and flexible). Heliatek stands for energy solutions designed for various traditional and never been possible before applications based on its unique features – ultra-light, flexible and truly green.
HeliaSol® is a ready-to-use solution, ideal for retrofitting on existing building structures. HeliaFilm® is tailor–made solar film for companies in the building and construction material industry, to integrate into their façade or roof system products. Heliatek currently employs about 160 people at the Dresden and Ulm locations in Germany.
The Free State of Saxony, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the European Union funded research and development, as well as the installation of the production technology.
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