The objective behind the
strategic reorientation is clear: “We want to position SBU Power on the market
as a leading provider of complete energy solutions which combines thermal power
plants with renewables and storage solutions. To this can be added an
intelligent energy management system that ensures the trouble-free integration
and control of all energy generation equipment, as well as an economical,
reliable electricity supply for island grids,” Hermann Kröger, Head of SBU
Power, explains. With project solutions, SBU Power is there for its customers
right from the initial idea and offers support at a very early stage of project
“Implementation of the new
strategy is in full swing. We have deliberately brought strategic partners on
board for certain tasks,” says Hermann Kröger. “We are going to build an engine
management system in conjunction with a battery storage solution at the Augsburg
site together with AKA, for example. This will give us a state-of-the-art
hybrid power plant, which we want to use as a showcase for customers.”
Colleagues are currently in intensive discussions with existing customers so as
to familiarize them with the possibilities offered by hybrid power plants.
an energy solution provider, close cooperation with SBU Turbomachinery is
already under way.
are already appearing on the market together. This enables us to achieve the
generation concept for the customer.
The products and technologies of
the Power and Turbomachinery Strategic Business Units complement each other
perfectly, so the two areas are stepping up collaboration.
“As an energy solution provider,
close cooperation with SBU Turbomachinery is already under way. We are already
appearing on the market together. This enables us to achieve the best possible
overall energy generation concept for the customer,” Hermann Kröger reports.
The growth potential is
enormous: by using flexible engine power plants in combination with renewables,
SBU Power is opening up new markets, while expanding the product portfolio
gives it access to new customer groups.
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