Tesvolt's battery storage orders up 195% among energy crisis and Ukraine invasion

Apr 13, 2022 02:53 PM ET
  • Energy storage system (ESS) company Tesvolt says that it saw 195% year-on-year growth in orders during March, as services seek to reduce their dependency on fossil fuels especially because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Tesvolt's battery storage orders up 195% among energy crisis and Ukraine invasion
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Germany-headquartered Tesvolt, which sets up energy storage systems (ESS) for a range of commercial & industrial (C&I) markets, says the development in March surpassed its long-term growth patterns, though as a privately-held firm has actually not disclosed the full degree.

Daniel Hannemann, Tesvolt CEO, said: "The terrible events in Ukraine are showing just how much the industrial sector depends upon Russian oil as well as gas. This huge rise in orders highlights that increasingly even more companies are currently seeking to swiftly as well as completely reduce their reliance on fossil fuels."

Tesvolt states that demand has specifically surged in West Europe and also amongst medium-sized services. It says the vital chauffeurs are the high fuel prices and the expansion of charging framework.

March's growth figure resembles selected order figures the business has actually formerly released. It claimed in September that it had actually seen an increase of 170% in brand-new worldwide orders in the very first fifty percent of 2021.

The order figures are understandably much more than income growth. An annual report on the Bundesanzeiger reveals Tesvolt had profits of EUR24.3 million (US$ 26.45 million) in 2020, up by 48.6%, and in September 2021 forecasted that turnover was likely to exceed EUR100 million by 2023.

That relates to a typical annual CAGR over 2021, 2022 as well as 2023 of at least 60%. International (outdoors Germany) turnover raised 60% in the first half of 2021, according to the September news release.

The business just recently increased EUR40 million in equity capital to pursue growth. The company has actually lately been in the news for a handle Schaper Group to incorporate its ESS right into renewable electrolyser projects for green hydrogen. It likewise supplied battery storage space for Europe's biggest EV charging park.

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