One fifth of the countries worldwide are small island developing states. In terms of the effects of climate change, these regions belong to the most vulnerable worldwide. Sea level rise and increasing extreme weather events such as tropical storms represent real dangers for the existence of small islands. Therefore a transition to renewable energies, away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, is urgently needed. Thanks to the abundant availability of unlimited clean energy sources such as wind or sun this shift is possible, realistic and commercially viable.
Study Delphi Energy Future 2040 proves significance of renewables
Worldwide energy systems are undergoing a fundamental transformation. A steady economic and demographic growth causes an enormous hunger for energy, which many countries are still trying to satisfy with polluting fossil fuels. But at the same time a number of considerable investments into alternative energy sources mark a turning point in terms of fostering smart, clean and reliable energy provision.
Clean energy provider participates in Gurgaon’s huge trade fair for solar industry
For many years the Swiss-based clean energy provider The meeco Group, jointly with its Indian subsidiary meeco India Pvt. Ltd., espouses a sustainable power supply in India. Currently, meeco is attending the two-day Solar Summit India in Gurgaon, Haryana, a significant exhibition and conference for the solar industry, which mainly focuses on photovoltaic, PV production technologies, energy storage systems as well as solar thermal technologies.
The Swiss-based meeco Group counts more than twelve years experience in the solar renewable energy sector and has a track record of several hundred MW’s of developed and executed solar PV projects. Having established a strong and reliable network worldwide, meeco established the “oursun” global trademark to have a worldwide and internationally represented trademark under which strategic partnerships with strong local partners located across the globe are grouped.
Cooperation to launch sun2safe and sun2go xl in Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe. On the 21th of October, The meeco Group via its subsidiary, oursun Energy Private Ltd, has further deepened its integration into the Zimbabwean renewable energy market via a new partnership with Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed Powerspeed Electrical Limited, the largest and leading electrical & hardware supplies distributor in the country.
Istanbul-based company Tunçmatik refuses to fulfil delivery obligations
In May 2012 the Swiss-based meeco Group has placed an order via its German subsidiary, meeco Services Deutschland GmbH, for the production and delivery of solar products with the renowned Turkish company Tunçmatik Elekt. Malz. San. ve Tic. A.Ş , represented by its CEO Mehmet Özer. The placing of the order took effect after a representative of meeco was shown that Tunçmatik actually produced similar products. This led meeco to trust Tunçmatik, close the contract and make a significant down payment for the production of an initial 35 test/trial units of the portable energy solution “sun2go”, originally developed by meeco.
meeco Group partner SOLTEKenergias presents sun2go at “Arco Iris” kindergarten
Zug/Setúbal. On June 16th 2013, The meeco Group’s own portable energy solution – sun2go – was present at the Eco-Schools day which took place at the “Arco Iris” kindergarten in Setúbal, Portugal. The presence of the sun2go was made possible thanks meeco’s partner in the Portuguese market, SOLTEKenergias, who demonstrated the product’s power generation capacity to the pupils that day.
Swiss group wants to expand its business in Zimbabwe (Southern Africa)
Zug/Harare. The meeco Group has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zimbabwean Venture Partnership and Business Advisory Firm Oxygen Group, which aims to promote and develop the solar energy solutions of The meeco Group in Zimbabwe. The MoU has been signed in Dubai on 30th May by representatives of both parties and is already effective.
oursun Japan Holding AG to focus on clusters of small and efficient solar PV applications
Zug/Yokohama. The Japan-based BIJ Corporation, the Italian finergia advisory & finance s.r.l. and the Swiss MEECO Invest AG have successfully formed a joint company on April 10, 2013 in Zug, Switzerland. The creation of the joint company, oursun Japan Holding AG, is a consequence of the initial Memorandum of Understanding signed in February in Yokohama.
Swiss group to enter in a 30 MW JV with Italian finergia and Japanese BIJ
Zug/Yokohama. The meeco Group has made a significant step forward in its penetration of the Japanese solar market by agreeing on Terms for a new joint venture (JV) with BIJ Corporation, a solar energy system provider based in Yokohama, and finergia advisory & finance, an Italianbroker and financial advisor for renewable energy projects based in Laives. The Memorandum of Understanding signed on February 22 covers the venture’s aim, which is to cooperate in the installation of solar photovoltaic capacity both in Japan and neighboring markets such as the Fiji Islands. The meeco Group will bring along its know-how to the joint venture to deliver quality PV Solar projects in Japan thanks to its previous experiences in the domain.