With the integration of Helion Solar, Alpiq will have access to new markets in the areas of energy efficiency and the installation of renewable energies. Helion Solar is the largest Swiss installation company for photovoltaic systems for power generation and energy storage in family homes, large-scale plants and major power stations. Offering additional services in the areas of Smart Energy, building shells and roof replacement, photovoltaics-to-heat and battery storage, the successful solar specialist is already strongly positioned in the future growth markets of the solar industry.
The acquisition of Helion Solar fits within the framework of Alpiq’s strategy, enabling it to access the Swiss market for photovoltaic-system installation and house batteries with a local presence close to customers. In turn, Helion Solar will benefit from Alpiq as a strong partner with a presence throughout Switzerland. With the integration of Helion Solar, Alpiq will in future be able to offer energy services for smart buildings entirely from a single source.
Helion Solar was founded in 2008 and is represented across Switzerland, with 90 permanent employees working at eight locations in all regions of the country. Alpiq has acquired Helion Solar from the two founders of the company and AEK Energie AG. Helion Solar will retain both its structure and its name and be integrated into the Alpiq InTec Group.