Vimercate, 10th October 2018 - Fimer, one of the leading players worldwide in the production of inverters and conversion systems for photovoltaic systems and the number one operator in Italy for the production of charging stations for electric transport, has opened a new headquarter in Madrid, Spain, to lead the growth of the company in European and Latin American markets.
Filippo Carzaniga, Managing Director of Fimer, stated that: “We have decided to open an office in Madrid because we believe that Spain is a key market for our businesses. The idea is to create a hub from which to manage our main clients, both existing and potential, in Europe and Latin America” - he also added “We are convinced that the recent appointment of Jose Julio Morejón as Country Manager will significantly contribute to the development of the company in these markets, both in the photovoltaic sector and also in e-mobility, a business experiencing major growth.”
Fimer, has just completed the connection of an 830MW photovoltaic plant in Mexico, one of the largest yet built in the world, and is already working on other projects including, among others, two 100MW plants, both in Egypt, a 120MW plant in Spain, a 210MW plant in Mexico, a 34MW one in Zambia and a 40MW one in Chile. The company has also recently signed an agreement with Elec El Djazair, a company belonging to the Algerian group Sonelgaz, to build a facility for photovoltaic inverters to support the Algerian growth plan which envisages the installation of 22,000MW of renewable energy capacity over the upcoming ten years, 13,500MW of which in the photovoltaic sector.
José Julio Morejon, Country Manager for Fimer, said: “The Madrid office will play a front-line strategic role in developing the domestic market and to sustain our growth in South American countries. Market forecasts for the coming years clearly show that photovoltaic energy and e-mobility will be two fundamental areas on which to base the consolidation of Fimer and its products, which are at the cutting edge technologically and are recognised as being amongst the best.”
In Spain, a part of the photovoltaic market, FIMER aims to promote its e-mobility division through agreements with the main players in the market targeting to install around 800 recharging points and 1,000 high-speed charging points by the end of next year in Spain.The goal is to install globally, by 2020, 15,000 charging stations and 2,000 Hyperfast®, Fimer’s latest-generation of direct current recharging stations of up to 350kW, which can give an electric vehicle a range of over 200km in less than ten minutes.