Milestones

On the way to a sustainable future

We install more than 1 MWp every working day with own employees and customized equipment. Together with our customers, we have achieved a top performance for a sustainable future with solar energy.

  • 1st grid-connected CIS thin-film system of Europe (2001)
  • 1st thin-film solar power plant of Europe (2002)
  • 1st thin-film solar power plants of Germany, Spain, France
  • 1st thin-film PV roof systems of Belgium, U.A.E. and Spain
  • 1st grid-connected PV system of the U.A.E.
  • 1st solar power plant of the Maldive Islands
  • 1st 900V UL certified solar power plant of the U.S.A.
  • 1st floating-ground solar power plant of the U.S.A.
  • 1st solar power plant with reactive power compensation of the U.S.A.
  • 1st solar power plant operating with 1,500 volts connected to the grid
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2001

Invention: Online monitoring system at the PV demonstration site IPDAD

2002

Invention of durable and resistant cable connection system

2002

Laser optimization: solar power plant with linear substructure

2004

The world’s most powerful thin-film solar power plant (1.5 MW, Germany)

2005

Optimization of the substructures to achieve the lowest soil sealing, less than 1 sqm/MWp

2006

PV in warm climate: first grid-connected plant in U.A.E. and first solar power plant in Spain

2008

Breakthrough: Central inverter station with 1600 kVA (PADCON AMC)

2008

Enhancement: real-time monitoring and management system

2009

Invention: PID killer to reduce power loss of modules (PADCON)

2010

Invention: Power Conditioning Unit (PCU) stabilizes the network day and night

2010

Product presentation: standardized and uniform PV output with the MegaWattBlock

2011

Global market leader 2010/2011 (IMS Research/iSuppli)

2012

Invention: 1500V DC technology for free-field solar power plants

2012

BELECTRIC: first company worldwide with over 1 GWp installed PV capacity

2013

Intersolar Award

2014

Product presentation “PV becomes hybrid”: The MegaWattBlock Hybrid
Energy storage system BELECTRIC EBU: Commissioning at the solar power plant Alt Daber

2015

First PV roof system with 1500V DV technology

2016

Top #3 O&M market leader (Bloomberg 2016)

2018

BELECTRIC is certified in accordance with the new ISO 45001 standard.