WIRSOL opens office in Sydney and plans to expand its activities

18.05.2017

Within the scope of expansion of its business activities on the Australian german solar energy system project developer Wirsol has opened a new office in Sydney. The new office will coordinate the company's entire Australian activites, meaning the realisation of planned solar farms and the development of further potential projects.

Just a few minutes’ walk from world-famous Manly Beach in Sydney, Wirsol has opened a new office. Following the announcement of substantial investment in Australian solar energy farms a few weeks ago the first six employees have now moved into the new premises in the north of the city. On more than 200 m2 the new team is going to work on planned projects and aquire new ones.

Wirsol’s managing director Peter Vest expressed his satisfaction with the speed of development in Australia when attending the official inauguration of the new office. In his speech he also pointed out how important Australia is for the company’s international growth.

In March Wirsol announced the founding of an Australian subsidiary and the construction of three solar farms in Queensland and Victoria with an investment volume of 380 million Australian dollars. This commitment represents the largest single investment in the development of solar energy in Australia to date. Further development of capacity for a total output in excess of 1 GWp by 2020 is also planned.

Philipp Kronsbein / Wirsol

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