Chint Solar and Goldbeck Solar established a strategic partnership for several years and jointly implemented 280 MW of PV projects in the Netherlands. Both companies are very committed to the energy transition and intend to be involved in the Dutch solar market long-term by actively managing PV plants during the operating phase across the country.

  • Founded in 1984, CHINT is a leading global provider of smart energy solutions with an extensive business network across over 140 countries with more than 30.000 employees and an annual sales revenue of over USD 11.4 billion.
  • CHINT Solar was established in 2006 and is listed at the Shanghai stock exchange market (601877.SH) as one of the top Asian listed companies after the merger with CHINT Electrics.
  • Chint Solar has become a key player in the solar industry with more than 6.000 employees. Chint Solar is specialized in crystalline module manufacturing with a production capacity of 5.0 GWp (module brand: Astronergy) and is a leading global downstream company being active in project development, financing, realization and operation of solar parks.
  • Chint Solar has built a significant track record of 6.0 GWp completed projects in different regions. Chint Solar keeps around 3.7GWp solar projects around the world on its balance sheet which makes it one of the largest independent renewable power producers
  • The firm’s technology leadership, financial health, diversity and risk management got wide recognition from advisors, financial institutions and banks. Bloomberg lists Chint Solar as Tier 1 module manufacturer for 5 consecutive years and Photon Consulting ranked Chint Solar as #1 player in the solar industry.
  • Chint Solar formed a dedicated European project development team in 2016 and incorporated a local subsidiary in the Netherlands (Amsterdam) in 2017. The Dutch team has deep experience in project development and has continuously increased its development pipeline over the last 3 years. The grid connection of the 103 MW Midden Groningen solar park in 2019 was a landmark project in the Netherlands. In 2020 Chint Solar started construction of the 101 MWp Stadskanaal solar park and the 45 MWp Buinerveen solar park. Both solar parks are scheduled to commence full operations in November 2020 which will make Chint Solar one of the leading developers in the Dutch market.
  • Besides the development activities in the Netherlands, Chint Solar is also active in other European countries such as Germany, Spain, Portugal, Hungary and Poland.
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  • With the vision of clean energy supply, Goldbeck Solar as a subsidiary of the Goldbeck Group was incorporated in 2001 by Joachim Goldbeck as the founder and well-known entrepreneur in the solar industry.
  • Goldbeck Solar is an international company specialized in the turnkey construction of solar plants on commercial, industrial and large scale.
  • In the last 19 years, Goldbeck Solar has built up a significant track record of more than 1.0 GWp of realized EPC projects in 15 different countries.
  • Goldbeck Solar has also gained deep expertize in Operations & Maintenance Services (O&M Services) for PV plants over the last 2 decades and built up a 700 MW O&M portfolio.
  • The Dutch market has become a success story for Goldbeck Solar. The company has become the leading EPC company in the Netherlands with more than 350 MW of installed capacity which underlines Goldbeck Solar’s commitment to the energy transition in the Netherlands.
  • Besides the strong focus on the Netherlands, Goldbeck Solar is also active in other European markets as well as in Asia and Latin America with large-scale solar projects completed in various countries.
  • Goldbeck Solar’s track record and high-quality EPC installations got wide recognitions from investors, advisors, financial institutions and banks. Goldbeck Solar is considered as one of the leading EPC companies in the Solar industry striving for continuous technology innovations.

Managing Directors

“Zonnepark will convince our customers with the strengths of two experienced partners. Our EPC experience helps to identify and eliminate weak points at a very early stage reducing considerably operational costs. Within the next 3 years, we are planning a steep growth of the O&M portfolio to more than 1,000 MW of O&M contracts. Along the growth path, we will introduce innovations such as the use of Artificial Intelligence. Besides having a market leading position for O&M services in the Netherlands in terms of size, we also aim to offer our clients high quality and reliable services “.

Tobias Schüssler, COO of Goldbeck Solar and Managing Director of Zonnepark Services Nederland B.V.

“We will offer our customers more than 20 years of global PV experience combined with the strong local expertise of Dutch engineers and service technicians. Bankability in the O&M business is becoming increasingly important for plant owners to ensure the continuity of services over time. Zonnepark Services Nederland, with Chint Solar and Goldbeck Solar as shareholders, will be among the most bankable companies in the Dutch energy sector. The Joint Venture’s customers can rely on a long-term partnership with us”.

Oliver Schweininger, CEO of Chint Solar in Europe and Managing Director of Zonnepark Services Nederland B.V.