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History of maxsolar GmbH

2009 company founded

The engineering service provider MaxSolar GmbH is founded, based in Traunstein, Upper Bavaria, as an independent general contractor and engineering office for the construction and optimisation of photovoltaic systems. The core competence of the company lies not only in the construction, but also in the technical and commercial management as well as the maintenance and re-powering of photovoltaic plants.

2016 largest rooftop installation Frankenthal

With an output of 4 MWp, the rooftop installation on the Amazon logistics centre near Ludwigshafen in Rhineland-Palatinate is probably the largest to have been built in Europe in 2016. The plant with around 15,000 modules is planned and constructed in cooperation with Avantag Energy s.à.r.l., AMATEC GmbH and the local public utility company in Frankenthal. Almost 4500 shares are issued via the EnergieGenossenschaft Inn-Salzach eG. Thus, a large part of the plant is in the hands of citizens who have shown commitment and want to actively participate in the energy transition.

2018 Dieburg first plant via tender

Germany's largest rooftop system in 2018, with 6.4 MW, is being built on a large hall in Dieburg. It is the first project to be realised through successful participation in a tender by the federal network agency. In total, the finished plant comprises over 20,000 modules.

2019 Hamburg office celebrates opening

Our office in Hamburg Altona is opened as the 3rd company site. The team led by branch manager Bjarn Röse is primarily responsible for projects in northern Germany.

2019 new business division: esolution by maxsolar

The new electromobility business area is established with the "esolution by maxsolar" brand. As a certified charge point operator, we offer our customers all services from planning to installation and billing of charging infrastructure solutions.

2020 market entry Austria

We are realising Austria's largest PV ground-mounted photovoltaic plant in Vienna for WienEnergie. The plant has a capacity of 11.45 MW, supplying 4900 households with green electricity. Part of the plant is designed as an AGRI-PV and allows agricultural use between the vertically elevated bifacial modules.

2021 Grabenstätt office as 4th site

The company has grown to almost 80 employees. Therefore, the site on Innerlohener Str. in Grabenstätt (Erlstätt industrial estate) with 35 workplaces for colleagues from financing, project development, sales and administration will be opened as an additional company site.

2022 Takeover of company´s shares through Nature Infrastructure Capital

On 28 February it reached an agreement to sell 65 per cent of the company's shares to Nature Infrastructure Capital and 35 per cent to GREENVOLT. GREENVOLT holds additional rights to increase its stake in the future. The 100 percent acquisition is being carried out jointly with Nature Infrastructure Capital, GREENVOLT and the company's management team.

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