DEGERenergie promotes business in North America

Felix Freudenberg is Sales Director North America with immediate effect. Declared objective: to repeat the success of DEGERenergie in Ontario.

DEGERenergie promotes business in North America

World market leader in solar tracking systems with more than 47,000 installed systems: DEGERenergie.

Horb, Germany / Phoenix, AZ., May 23rd, 2012. DEGERenergie is reinforcing its activities in North America. With immediate effect, Felix Freudenberg is responsible for sales as the Sales Director North America. With more than 47,000 systems installed worldwide in 46 countries, DEGERenergie is the global market leader for solar tracking systems. The company maintains its own production facility and a sales location in Phoenix, Arizona.

Felix Freudenberg (38) successfully graduated in business in Mannheim, before working as a marketing director for a German company in Newport Beach, CA. He has been living and working in Arizona since 2003. He studied at the renowned Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, completing his studies with an MBA in Global Management.

In the past three years, Felix Freudenberg was active in the US solar industry as a system integrator and installation partner with his company South West Solar Solutions. South West Solar Solutions was a Sunpower Premier dealer. Apart from his knowledge of business and management, the new sales director will bring his experience in setting up a dealership network and in the integration of solar power plants in the US market.

„Our task will be, above all, to tackle the huge US market in a selective and focused manner“, says Felix Freudenberg. „We will precisely identify potential customers and target groups and adapt our product range to customer demands in North America. In addition, we aim to find installation partners and help them enter the solar tracking sector. It is our objective to repeat the success of DEGERenergie in Ontario, Canada, in all the states of the US, in which the basic energy policy conditions allow for this to happen.“

„We have good reason to be optimistic,“ says Felix Freudenberg. „DEGERenergie is the worldwide technology leader in tracking systems and brings investors and all those who utilize trackers the highest yields that can be achieved with a solar system. We want to communicate these advantages and convince our customers with clear facts.“

DEGERenergie is the global market leader for solar tracking systems. Worldwide, more than 47,000 DEGERenergie systems are installed in 46 countries. The company is represented in Spain, Greece and North America with its own subsidiaries and cooperates with local distribution and service partners in many countries worldwide. The patented DEGERenergie Maximum Light Detection (MLD) technology makes it possible to improve the energy yield of solar power plants by an average of 45 percent compared to fixed systems.

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DEGERenergie is the leading manufacturer with the world“s largest product range of single and dual-axis solar tracking systems. The company“s market position is based on the unique patented Maximum Light Detection (MLD) technology developed by Artur Deger, which makes it possible to maximize the yield of solar power plants with an „intelligent“ control. With the DEGERconecter, the solar modules are always aligned according to the brightest position in the sky with the highest energy yield. This way, the overall energy yield of solar power plants with MLD tracking is on average 45 percent higher than that of fixed systems and this difference is even more pronounced for peaks. With more than 47,000 systems installed in 46 countries, DEGERenergie is the global technological market leader. The company offers its customers all product related solutions – from the development and planning, production and sales to maintenance and service.

In its headquarters in Horb (Germany), its subsidiaries and supplier companies, DEGERenergie is currently employing a staff of nearly 400. The company was established in 1999 and in 2001 won the Inventor Award of the German state of Baden-Württemberg for the MLD control module DEGERconecter. In 2005, DEGERenergie opened its first subsidiary in Spain, followed by subsidiaries in the USA and Greece in 2009. Since summer 2011, production is also up and running in Australia. The company“s production sites are located in Germany, Australia, Canada and the USA. CEO is Artur Deger.

You can“t always rely on the weather. But you can rely on an intelligent control system from DEGERenergie.

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