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01.12.2009|GILDEMEISTER strengthens solar technology and market presence in Italy​​​​​​​

a+f receives another "SunCarrier" order worth millions​​​​​​​

Bielefeld. a+f GmbH has concluded another solar order. The project has a total value of Euro 43.2 million and continues the successful establishment in the Italian solar market.

In Apulia (Italy), eight "SunCarrier" solar parks will be constructed by a+f over an area of 40 hectares. The output installed allows supplying 4,100 four-person households with electricity annually. "This further major order consolidates the strong position of a+f in the Italian solar market", says Thomas Petsch, managing director of a+f GmbH.

In the future a+f wants to participate in the growing solar market in the USA. In September a+f USA LLC with registered office in Denver was founded to reinforce its activities. According to Petsch, “with the Opening of the first American office, we consequently follow our plans to expand”. Reference units are currently installed in the states of California and Nebraska. First contract signings are set to be closed.

In implementing its international "SunCarrier" solar market strategy, a+f GmbH is able to take advantage of GILDEMEISTER’s worldwide comprehensive sales and service network.

GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft
The Executive Board 

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