Article from l’Alsace
Last year, the Alsace-based company Ecosun launched the first high-power mobile solar power plant. The Mobil-Watt® is chiefly designed to supply electricity to remote areas or for mobile operations.
Traces Écrites article
The Alsace-based SME are already reaping the rewards for their invention, the Mobil-Watt®, which, using a mobile block, miniaturises the solar energy production process that Ecosun Expert have been renowned for since they began operations in 2008.
‘Sun in a box’ is one way of summing up the solution put forward by Ecosun Innovations, a company within the wider Haut Rhin-based group Ecosun Expert, who have a wide and innovative range of mobile solar power generators - the most notable of which is housed in a 20 foot standard container (6.5 m x 2.30 m). According to Frédéric Rohmer, one of the group's four associate directors, “This is a real alternative to diesel generators. Everything comes pre-assembled and pre-cabled, meaning three people can have it operational in just an hour and a half.read more
France Bleu report on the Mobil-Watt mobile solar power generator
The world’s first mobile solar power plant, launched in Alsace by the Haut Rhin-based company Ecosun Expert last year, has been a resounding success. A dozen or so of these plants are now operational in Nigeria, Mali and Chile. The concept: to supply solar energy for even the most remote areas.
Décisions Durables article
In 2015, there were still 1.3 billion people in the world living without access to electricity. This unacceptable situation is something the Alsace-based company Ecosun are aiming to remedy through their mobile solar power plant.
France 3 report on the Mobil-Watt solar Power plant
The mobile solar power plant, an innovation born in the Haut Rhin region and created by Ecosun Expert in Hombourg, has since been exported worldwide for use in remote and difficult to access areas.
The Energy Globe Award at the COP22
The innovative Mobil-Watt® container solution was awarded the Energy Globe Award at the COP22, which was held in Morocco between the 9th and 18th November.
Feedback from Mali
The Mobil-Watt® container has been put through its paces in Mali, a test it has passed with flying colours: for a year now, it has been supplying electricity to a village of 100 huts.
Prizewinner at the Alsace Innovation Awards in 2016
Ecosun Expert were awarded a prize in the category for excellence in Sustainable Construction and Materials - Tomorrow's challenges: Energy Transition, thanks to their Mobil-Watt® innovation.
This competition brings together the six most innovative companies in Alsace. The prize is awarded by EDF.