Reduced energy costs dispense with fossil fuels in Africa

Africa,Clean Energy,Continents,Sustainability,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on August 15, 2019 at 12:33

Renewables are a highly competitive alternative

Over the last years, electricity prices have significantly increased. Meanwhile, the costs for renewable energy systems have stabilized at a remarkably low level. At the end of June 2019, various American media releases stated that the U.S. receive more electricity from renewable energies than coal – a big step for an industrial nation. But why seems such a development impossible for a continent like Africa? Although the renewable energy use is increasing year by year, fossil energy still dominates the electricity sector. read more

New utility-scale PV plant planned for British Virgin Islands

Clean Energy,Common,Projects,Sustainability,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on July 11, 2019 at 09:07

meeco in the final tender stage for PV project on Tortola

Experienced in pioneering and realizing clean energy projects in the Caribbean meeco has successfully entered the final round in a PV energy tender for Tortola, located in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. A renowned investment group jointly with the Government has planned a utility-scale PV project in the Cox Heath area in the west of Tortola in order to shave-off energy costs and to initiate the energy transition as a part of its National Energy Transition Strategy. read more

meeco presents new innovative and flexible renewable energy mounting system

Africa,Sustainability,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on June 20, 2019 at 14:12

Solar PV rope solution sun2rope to be launched in African Safari camps

The Swiss-headquartered renewable energy generation and energy storage company The meeco Group has just launched its latest solar PV mounting solution. The sun2rope system offers a totally flexible and innovative way to build a solar energy system without the application of obstructing substructures harming the environment. By mounting the solar modules on special high-quality ropes, which are attached to walls or pillars, a totally customised clean energy supply can be established nearly any-where. meeco is currently executing the first sun2rope projects in Kenya for commercial clients. read more

Heavy solar investments in Saudi Arabia & the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Asia,Clean Energy,Continents,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on June 7, 2019 at 13:00

meeco promotes energy rethinking on the Arabic peninsula

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are best known for their deserts, oil and wealth. Both also offer perfect conditions for solar energy projects, which, however, underperform compared to their given potential in terms of installed capacity. Oil and Gas are still energy suppliers number one. But there is a change in mind: Since the beginning of 2019, both countries have had a fundamental rethink and are now eager to improve their generation of renewable energy. The meeco Group through its local joint venture oursun Saudi Arabia accompanies this development by realising clean energy projects with sustainable solutions.

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Business delegation visited meeco offices in Germany

Clean Energy,Common,Conference,Cooperations,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on May 24, 2019 at 12:36

Industry representatives from South America meet renewable energy experts

This month, a business delegation from South America has visited the offices of The meeco Group in Dresden, Germany. As part of a business trip in Saxony, the representatives of South American companies from the fields of environmental technology, energy and efficiency technology stopped in Dresden in order to get to know the work of the Swiss-headquartered renewable energy provider. The meeting of the entrepreneurs from Chile, Columbia and Peru and the board of The meeco Group took place at the premises of meeco Communication Services. This German meeco subsidiary is responsible for the communication and marketing activities of the Group worldwide and moreover supports national and international companies in entering new markets and enhancing their brand image.

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Energy Systems and meeco complete 4 solar rooftop projects in Saudi Arabia

Asia,Clean Energy,Continents,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on April 25, 2019 at 15:46

sun2roof solar rooftop projects with a total capacity of 146.6 kWp commissioned

The Saudi Arabian renewable energy company Energy Systems and The meeco Group part-nered in 2018 in order to support the country’s clean energy approach and equip private as well as commercial customers with sustainable energy solutions. Taking into account the excel-lent preconditions for renewable energy systems in the country, the declining prices for PV technologies and the growing interest of Saudi Arabia’s government to shift from fossil fuels to sustainable energy sources, the exploitation of solar energy represents a promising oppor-tunity for private as well as commercial consumers. Within the scope of the founded joint venture company oursun Saudi Arabia, the first four sun2roof solar projects with a total capac-ity of 146.6 kWp have now been completed and ensure an annual clean energy generation of about 250 MWh.

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School strike “FridaysForFuture” wants to prevent further global warming

Clean Energy,Corporate News,Sustainability — The meeco Group on April 16, 2019 at 08:21

A climate change movement has risen

A young Swedish girl, born in 2003, attracted worldwide attention, when she protested with the message “School strike for climate” in front of the Swedish parliament. Since then, her name – Greta Thunberg – runs in the media coverage up and down. Thanks to her activity, a movement has risen and many students, adults and like-minded people spread all over the world are following her protests for a clean sustainable future. She stopped visiting her local school on Fridays and protested instead in front of the parliament. Greta criticizes, that politicians for not taking global warming seriously and demands, that CO2 emissions be reduced instantly and aggressively.

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meeco participated in Global Sustainable Tourism Conference in Botswana

Africa,Clean Energy,Conference,Corporate News,Sustainability — The meeco Group on February 27, 2019 at 15:25

Clean energy model sun2share presented to promote green tourism in Africa

From 7th to 10th of December 2018, the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2018 took place in Maun, Botswana. The event brought together 150 delegates from 26 countries involved in the development and promotion of sustainable tourism. Among representatives of the public sector, the tourism industry, NGOs and development agencies, meeco with its CEO Mr. Sebastian Bovensiepen and SADC manager Botswana Mr. Robert Hanna attended the conference. The main topic addressed during the annual conference was the acceleration of sustainable tourism to meet the industries green house gases reduction targets.

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New milestone: meeco simultaneously energised two large-scale solar installations on two continents

Clean Energy,Europe,Projects,Sustainability,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on January 9, 2019 at 13:52

Swiss energy provider put pv systems with total size of 4.44 mwp into operation

Two entirely different areas, one solar provider: Bethesda on the Caribbean island Antigua and a textile company in Leutkirch located in the South of Germany as of now benefit from clean solar power. Shortly before the end of 2018, the Swiss-based clean energy provider The meeco Group successfully managed the same-day commissioning of a ground-mounted 4 MWp sun2live solar utility and a roof-mounted sun2roof solar power plant with a total size of 440 kWp. While the Caribbean commissioning team worked at moist conditions with up to 30 degrees and 70 per cent humidity, the German commissioning staff had to deal with heavy snow and icy flat roofs.

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Competitive solar energy through power purchase agreements (PPA)

Clean Energy,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on November 1, 2018 at 14:02

meeco provides clean power investment without any upfront costs

Companies and private consumers in many regions worldwide have to cope with an unstable or highly expensive energy supply due to the unreliability of the grid or even the total absence of such a power supply. This involves, especially for companies and industries, a heavy disadvantage in terms of competitiveness on the global market. Paused production lines in manufacturing industries, interrupted cold chains in food factories or electrical breakdowns in office buildings are just a few examples how power cuts can cause substantial losses for the commercial sector and constitute a serious threat to their commercial success accordingly. Many companies rely on a diesel-based energy supply and suffer from high and unpredictable fuel and maintenance costs. Utilising solar (photovoltaic) technology is much more eco-friendly and cost-effective. The contractual framework of a power purchase agreement (PPA) offers all advantages of clean energy to long term predictable low prices with limited or no upfront capital expenditure (CAPEX) costs for the company.

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