Companies extend partnership to foster growth in emerging territories
Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today announced the company will now offer its full suite of modules to customers in Serbia and Croatia through an exclusive distribution partnership with Plan-net Solar, an experienced solar services provider for customers across the Balkans. Entry into these regions enables Upsolar to further expand its reach within promising markets throughout Europe.
Plan-net Solar—which recently launched offices in Bestovje, Zagreb, Croatia and Šimanovci, Vojvodina, Serbia—first collaborated with Upsolar in 2009, when the companies inked an exclusive supply agreement for the Slovenian market. Plan-net Solar is currently installing a 40 kW project featuring Upsolar modules in Serbia, positioning the companies among the first players in this market.
“Throughout our experience in Slovenia, Upsolar has clearly demonstrated both the exceptional performance of its products and the unmatched diligence of its team,” said mag. Marko Femc, General Manager of Plan-net Solar. “We are encouraged by our success in the region and look forward to achieving similar results across these new territories in the coming years.”
In 2013, the Serbian and Croatian markets are expected to reach 10 MW and 15 MW of installed solar capacity, respectively, up from just 100 kW and 8 MW at the end of 2012.
“Upsolar has a history of moving deftly into new markets to help accelerate solar energy adoption in regions with major growth potential,” said Anne Torricelli, Senior Global Key Account Manager for Upsolar. “Bolstered by the support of a locally respected partner like Plan-net Solar, we are already one step ahead of the pack in our work to expand renewable energy use in Serbia and Croatia.”
Upsolar is a leading international solar module developer and producer, offering the solar industry’s best quality / price ratio in the global PV market. With vertically integrated, diversified manufacturing platforms, as well as an R&D-supported quality control management system, Upsolar produces high quality, reliable solar modules backed by a world-class warranty, at competitive prices. Headquartered in Shanghai, Upsolar has offices throughout Asia, Europe and North America to support an international customer-base, providing on-site technical support, customer service and product development teams. For more information, visit www.upsolar.com.
Plan-net Solar was founded in 1999 to provide electrical installation services to the market. Today, it is a leading distributer and installer of photovoltaic and solar power installations across the Balkans. The company offers comprehensive solar solutions and services, including inverters, photovoltaic modules, system design and accessories. Plan-Net Solar is also specialized in the construction of PV systems and is able to provide assistance in obtaining financial assistance for PV plants. For more information, please visit en.plan-net-solar.si/.
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