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101 Most Innovative Germany Based Solar Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Solar companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Solar industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Germany Solar Startups

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Enpal

Enpal

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Enpal is a photovoltaics leasing firm that provides solar power systems for homeowners with no money upfront.

Sono Motors

Sono Motors

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Sono Motors is a global mobility and energy service provider.

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NexWafe

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NexWafe will supply high quality wafers to solar cell producers.

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zolar

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zolar offers photovoltaic systems, which homeowners are able to custom plan, compare and order online, at a fixed price.

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Ib Vogt

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Ib Vogt is a manufacturer of turnkey PV plants.

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Heliatek

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As tech-leader in organic photovoltaics, Heliatek develops, produces and distributes organic PV solutions for virtually any building surface

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Solytic

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Solytic is a post-installation solar platform that helps stakeholders to drive profits, cut costs and extend lifecycles.

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Sunvigo

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Sunvigo provides you with cheap solar power from your roof and real green power from the grid.

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Mobisol

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Mobisol is an international company engineering, developing and delivering rent-to-own solar home and business system.

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Ecoligo

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Ecoligo is a solar utility that provides low-cost solar energy to businesses in emerging markets.

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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is a research company that focuses on health, security, communications, and the environment.

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Volterion

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Volterion develops and manufactures Flow-Batteries for commercial energy storage applications.

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HPS

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HPS designs and manufactures integrated solar energy storage and usage systems for single and two-family homes.

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Solarworx

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Solarworx develops smart solar solutions for rural off-grid households and businesses.

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4JET

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4JET Technologies specializes in laser systems for cleaning, ablation, and modification of delicate technical surfaces.

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Enercast

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Enercast is an online service that enables to create and manage performance forecasts for wind and solar energy.

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Hycube

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Hycube is an engineering world class renewable energy storage solutions.

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Calyxo

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Calyxo GmbH is one of the leading German manufacturers of highly innovative cadmium telluride (CdTe)

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ENTRADE Energiesysteme

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ENTRADE Energiesysteme designs, manufactures & operates innovative biomass energy power plants generating electricity, heating, and cooling.

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Little Sun

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Little Sun provide clean, solar-powered Little Sun light to as many people in the world as we can.

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Sunvapor

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Sunvapor is a an early-stage renewable energy technology.

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toughTrough

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toughTrough provides innovative and highly efficient solutions for solar applications.

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SunOyster Systems

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SunOyster Systems develops SunOyster, a concentrating solar technology that converts the energy of the sun into both heat and electricity.

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InvenSor GmbH

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A new dimension in energy efficiency for our customers. The best possible future for our climate.

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EMD Performance Materials

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EMD Performance Materials is the North America high-tech materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

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BayWa r.e.

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BayWa r.e. is a renewable energy developer, service supplier, wholesaler and energy solutions provider.

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Solardynamik

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Solardynamik identifies economic and innovative potential for the efficient development of solar technology and renewable energies.

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Q-Cells

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Q CELLS provides the key figures that make us the best choice for your investment into a qualified solar solution.

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SMA Solar Technology

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SMA Solar Technology is a german solar energy equipment supplier.

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Solvis

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Solvis is manufactures solar heating systems.

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BELECTRIC

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BELECTRIC specializes in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants and roof-mounted photovoltaic systems.

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EIGENSONNE

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EIGENSONNE is the most convenient way to start producing your own solar energy.

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Klarsolar

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Klarsolar provides consulting, configuration, planning, and installation services intended for photovoltaic systems

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3megawatt

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3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for solar portfolio managers.

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SOLAR OUTDOOR MEDIA GmbH

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waste management optimization connecting cities, companies and e-waste collectors in real-time, while being fully powered by solar energy.

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Africa GreenTec

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Africa GreenTec is an Africa-based solution developer that implements renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

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EINHUNDERT Energy

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EINHUNDERT Energy develops smart services around green and digital energy supply for tenants.

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Schuco

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Schuco is a building materials firm that provides system solutions for windows, doors, and facades.

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SOLARWATT GmbH

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SOLARWATT GmbH ranks among the pioneers of the German solar-energy industry.

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Greencells Group

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Greencells Group is develops, builds, operates and finances utility scale solar projects.

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meteocontrol

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Meteocontrol is a technological company that monitors projects in the renewable energy.

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Clyde Bergemann Power Group

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Clyde Bergemann Power Group is a enterprise serving the energy generation and base material industries.

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Encavis

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Encavis is a producer of electricity from renewable energy sources.

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pv magazine

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pv magazine is a monthly trade publication launched for the international photovoltaics industry.

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aleo

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aleo is a company that manufactures perc solar panels.

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Solandeo

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Solandeo bietet Grünstromhändlern und Anlagenbetreibern kostengünstige und innovative Lösungen in den Bereichen

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WPD

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WPD specializes in the field of wind energy that focuses on the development and operation of wind farms with maintenance and repair.

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Saxovent

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Saxovent is an energy solution firm that offers real estate, agriculture, renewable, and wind energy services.

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Milk the Sun

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The Digital Home for your photovoltaic system – Enjoy managing your PV assets like a professional and get the optimal return of your invest.

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Azur Space

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Azur Space develops and builds solar cells for space PV and terrestrial CVP applications with integrated and customized solutions.

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Off-Grid Europe

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Experts for renewable off-grid energy systems. Production of power container and Energy Management Software for monitoring and control

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BRC Solar

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BRC Solar develops customer specific power optimizers for the photovoltaic market to increase the efficiency of modules.

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pvXchange.com

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photovoltaic experts, wholesaler, online trading platform, webshop, solar modules, inverters, energy storage systems and other PV components

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OneShore Energy GmbH

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OneShore Energy stands for efficient, cost-optimized combination of solar and diesel systems to provide power generation in off-grid areas

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FRENELL GmbH

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FRENELL delivers proven, cost-efficient Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with integrated energy storage based on linear Fresnel Collectors.

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Ampere Solar ng

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Ampere Solar is a renewable and environment company that offers solar power plants and photovoltaic systems for private and commercial.

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AE SOLAR

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AE Solar is one of the leading brand in renewable energy industry, providing high-quality new energy products and services since 2003.

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Coolar

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Coolar develops a cooling system that needs no electricity – powered instead with heat from the sun.

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Oventrop

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Oventrop produces & sells room climate, hydronics, stations, storage cylinders, smart home solutions, solar, oil & portable water products.

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Phoenix Solar

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Phoenix Solar is a German solar photovoltaic company involved in the systems integration business.

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SecondSol

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Online Marketplace

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Solarkiosk

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Solarkiosk designs solar-powered technology for Base-of-the-Pyramid communities worldwide, providing affordable solar products.

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Viessmann

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Viessmann renders the manufacturing of industrial, heating, refrigeration, climate control technology, solar systems, and equipment.

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Clere

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Clere is involved in producing electricity from renewable sources and mainly from photovoltaics.

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Goldbeck Solar

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GOLDBECK Solar is an international company specializing in the construction of industrial, commercial and photovoltaic systems.

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SunShine Energy GmbH

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Photovoltaic and Solar Power Plant producer

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Ideematec

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Ideematec is a manufacturer of PV mounting and tracking systems that offer superior safety and higher yield at maximum reduced shading.

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Auxolar

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Auxolar offers new solar solutions and value added services for the housing industry.

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GP Solar

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GP Solar GmbH is decisively involved in the latest technological developments concerning the production of solar cells and solar modules.

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Schneider GmbH

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Die Schneider GmbH aus Stetten bei Würzburg ist Ihr Fachpartner für modernste Lösungen aus regenerativen Energiequellen.

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THYSSEN KRUPP AUFZUGSWERKE

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THYSSEN KRUPP AUFZUGSWERKE is a Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Company.

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Solar-Log

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Solar-Log is an e-commerce company that offers a wide range of innovative solutions and services in the energy and infrastructure sector.

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SolarMax

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SolarMax manufactures and sells solar power systems, storage systems, communication hardware, software, central and string inverters.

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TOTAL Germany

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TOTAL is a globally active, integrated producer & supplier of energy, a leading international oil & gas company.

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Beijing Jingyuntong Technology

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Jingyuntong Technology is a Chinese high-tech enterprise focused on the manufacture of photovoltaic devices.

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Conergy

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Conergy is a company responsible for designing, building, and maintaining solar power systems globally.

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Roth & Rau

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Roth & Rau is manufactures machines and equipment used in solar panel production.

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ucair GmbH

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ucair is a platform for thermographic droneinspections of solar power plants

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Algatec

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Algatec specializes in the planning and construction of photovoltaic systems along with financing, insurance brokerage, and reporting.

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K2 Systems GmbH

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K2 Systems develops innovative system solutions for the international photovoltaics industry since 2004.

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Solarmapper

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Solarmapper – customer acquisition solutions for solar companies involving cross-industry exchange.

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Citel

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Citel is an electronic manufacturing firm that offers surge protection, security systems, solar farms, and L.E.D. lights solution.

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Beck Energy

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Beck Energy GmbH engages in the planning and construction of photovoltaic ground based solar power plants in Europe.

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SunEnergy Europe

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SunEnergy Europe develops, plans, constructs and operates photovoltaic power plants on roofs & in the open space.

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CTF Solar

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CTF Solar specializes in PV innovations, renewable energy solutions, R&D, photovoltaic engineering, and installation of solar parks.

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BayWa r.e

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BayWa r.e is a manufacturer and web-shop that allows its customers to get all the products used for a photovoltaic project.

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JPM Silicon

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JPM Silicon is developing innovative process solutions for the silicon and solar silicon industry.

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Phocos

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Phocos is a manufacturer dedicated to build eco-friendly components for off-grid power supply.

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GEO-Technik

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GEO-Technik is a manufacturer of solar power supplies and lighting systems for industrial lighting, theaters, outdoor, and street lights.

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Katek Memmingen

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Katek Memmingen is an electronics service provider that specializes in EMS providers, battery chargers, solar thermal, and software.

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Asotec

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Asotec expertise in solar technology that renders solar collectors and storage, photovoltaic, swimming pool & PV arc detection with advice.

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Solar Millennium AG

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Makes solar plants

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F&S Solar

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F&S solar focuses on the development, planning, and construction of solar power plants to consume energy.

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Solarion

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Solarion contributes significantly to the development of solar energy.

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SOLARIMO

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SOLARIMO designs, develops and operates solar systems on rental properties, commercial and industrial areas.

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AVANTAG Energy

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AVANTAG Energy specializes in the project and concept development solutions in the field of renewable energies.

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Autarq

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Autarq offers solar roof tiles as environment-friendly energy sources.

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Solarhybrid

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Solarhybrid is a Germany-based renewable power company that focusses on the planning and development of large photovoltaic power plants.

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powerdoo GmbH

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intelligent Solar Monitoring

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IBC SOLAR

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IBC SOLAR provides solutions and services for photovoltaics and energy storage.

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Second Solar Century

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Second Solar Century developing and manufacturing thin-film solar modules.

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