Solar films manufactured by the German company Heliatek (Dresden) have been installed on ENGIE Laborelec’s building in Linkebeek, Belgium. The HeliaFilm organic films have been incorporated into the façade and windows and will enable the testing of new solar technology systems.
The President of the Saxon parliament, Dr Matthias Rößler, received the EU Commissioner for budget and personnel, Günther H. Oettinger in Dresden. Together they visited Heliatek and got a view of the production facility. Dr Martin Pfeiffer, one of the Founders, and Dr Ralph Wichtendahl, vice Ppresident operations, shared the latest information on technical and sales developments of the company.
Heliatek, a world leader in organic photovoltaic and a manufacturer of solar films based in Dresden, Germany, has put together a €80M round to finance the expansion of its HeliaFilm manufacturing capacity by one million square-metres per year. This round comprises €42M in equity, €20M in debt, and about €18M in subsidies.