Freqcon GmbH – New IERC Industry Member

Freqcon are now members of the IERC.

Freqcon GmbH from Germany is specialized in the development and manufacturing of electrical equipment for renewable energy systems. The main competence is in the field of higly efficient IGBT-based power converters and industrial control systems. With a strong background in wind and solar applications the company now increasingly focuses on energy storage and integrated microgrid solutions.

Klaus Harder, Freqcon`s Business Development Manager for the Irish market, comments “Ireland has very ambitious plans for the integration of renewable energy which creates a number of challenges regarding grid stability. We are very excited to cooperate with IERC and other industry partners to develop future solutions for renewable integration beyond 2020.”

IERC Executive Director Tony Day said ‘We are very pleased to have Freqcon as members of the IERC. They bring strong expertise and innovative thinking in energy storage, and bring with them a network of collaborative partners that will open exciting new opportunities for micro-grid research in Ireland’

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