26 January 2021

PerPetum Energy selects Alfen as its strategic partner for transformer substations

Alfen is proud to announce that it signed a framework agreement with PerPetum Energy for the supply of transformer substations to enable PerPetum’s wide portfolio of renewable energy projects in the Netherlands. The agreement initially covers a period of three years and can then be extended for successive periods of one year. PerPetum Energy, based in the Netherlands and headquartered in Belgium, is active in the EMEA market and specialised in financing, engineering, designing, installation, and monitoring of solar photovoltaics (PV) projects for industrial customers.

PerPetum's vision is to guide every industrial consumer to 100% green electricity and at lower costs. The company has great ambitions to integrate green energy with solar installations, especially for industrial customers. High-quality technology is required because of the high operational reliability of these installations. PerPetum Energy sees Alfen as key partner to realise this ambition.

The first joint project will be realised in March 2021 and consists of a 14.1-hectare solar park with 34,413 solar panels in the Dutch municipality of Ter Apelkanaal. For this project Alfen supplies 5 compact 2500kVA transformer substations that are tailor-made to meet the high requirements of an industrial production plant. The total capacity of the solar park is 15.4 MWp, which means that the solar park provides enough energy to power more than 4,000 households. 

Both PerPetum Energy and Alfen have the ambition to make an important contribution to a CO2-free world. By joining forces, both companies can make green energy even more accessible and affordable. The framework agreement applies to the products of Alfen Smart Grid Solutions. In the future, this might be expanded with Alfen Charging Equipment and Alfen Energy Storage Solutions.

Vahid Kharidar, General Manager PerPetum in the Netherlands, says: "We are glad to announce Alfen as our strategic partner for grid solutions and transformer substations in the Netherlands. Alfen’s product quality, deep grid knowledge and power to adapt are a perfect match with our solutions and expertise."

Serge Kraaijeveld, Sales Manager Smart Grid Solutions Alfen, adds: "We are delighted with the new partnership with PerPetum. The technically high-quality projects on which PerPetum focuses, seamlessly match the experience and expertise that Alfen has. As a preferred partner, Alfen can contribute to PerPetum’s ambition to realise numerous solar parks for Dutch industrial companies. We look forward to working together."