ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. Barcelona, December 3rd , 2020 – 3E is proud to announce the integration of Siconia, a Spanish independent engineering consultancy company specialized in photovoltaics. The purpose of this acquisition is to strengthen 3E’s market position in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, and to accelerate the company’s growth thanks to the acquired expertise, references and market access. 3E AND SICONIA:
DRIVEN BY EXCELLENCE
Siconia is an independent engineering consultancy highly specialized in solar PV services towards investors, IPP, lenders, developers and EPC. The company was founded in 2015 in Barcelona by three experienced partners with the capability to work at every phase of a project. Siconia’s portfolio accounts for more than 110 projects in 16 countries totalizing more than 2.8 GW of engineering services. Founded in 1999 in Brussels, 3E has become a world-leading technology provider and technical advisory company in the field of renewable energy, serving its customers from its offices in Belgium, France, SouthAfrica, Turkey and India. 3E’s objective is to accelerate the energy transition, applying innovative solutions to the complete value chain, from applied research to excellency in the operation of assets.
SUCCESFULL PARTNERSHIP LEADS TO FULL INTEGRATION
For the last two years Siconia has been collaborating with 3E with excellent results for both parties. This cooperation has allowed the expand the products and services offered by Siconia to its customers as well as to increase technical capacity and human capital to meet market needs. Albert Marti, Co-Founder Siconia: “Based on this successful alliance, both companies have decided to go a step further and integrate Siconia as a part of 3E. Thus, the needs of 3E customers in Spain will be met locally, and also products and solutions will be offered in a more tailored way.” Santiago Estrada, Commercial Director 3E: “We are delighted with this acquisition because it will enable 3E to expand its activities in Iberia and Latin America, including not only technical consultancy services such as due diligence, owner’s engineering or detailed engineering, but also software & data services through 3E’s asset management software platform SynaptiQ. Furthermore, 3E’s expertise in wind power, grid impact analysis and energy market design will be transferred to the team in Spain to enable all these services to be rendered in these fast growing-markets as well.”
SPANISH RE MARKET IS GROWING STRONGLY
The integration comes at a very good time. The Spanish Renewable Energy market is experiencing a very strong growth after 10 years of stagnation. For instance, since June 2018, the PV capacity has been increasing by double digits every month.