Retschwil/Zurich/Berlin: Climate investor blue8 and financial investor moyreal holding ag invest in SeetalSolar, a general contractor of turnkey photovoltaic systems for private and commercial customers in Retschwil.
SeetalSolar will become part of the newly founded Swiss Solar Group AG, whose goal is to grow even faster organically as well as to include other partners in the group. Together, they will address the major challenges in the industry, especially in skilled labor and the supply chain.
Quote Anka and Bernd Voigt, founders of SeetalSolar: A stroke of luck for our company and our industry. With blue8 and moyreal holding ag we have found a partnership that we have always imagined. We are absolutely convinced that it will lead to an even more successful and sustainable boost for our industry.
Quote Dr. Philipp Hofstetter, founding partner and chairman of the board blue8 AG: “The blue8 Group pursues the vision of leaving a healthy planet for future generations. An essential part of the realization of this vision is green energy, especially photovoltaics. SeetalSolar is an absolute specialist in the consulting and implementation of photovoltaic systems. We are very excited to work with SeetalSolar to build a customer-centric group that will bring more solar to the roofs of Switzerland.”
The SeetalSolar brand will continue to exist. The company will serve existing and new customers with the same care and quality that have helped SeetalSolar to be successful.
In addition to blue8, moyreal holding ag participated as co-investor.
blue8 AG is an investor specialized in climate solutions with the mission to accelerate Net-Zero by supporting entrepreneurs. Previous investments include, for example, the Swiss Learning Hub as part of Skill Solutions AG to address the challenges around skilled labor shortages and skill gaps, which are a key barrier in the energy transition.
The team provides strategic and operational support to the portfolio in the areas of growth, finance, supply chain, processes, technology and data, and recruiting.
Focus areas are education and training, renewable energy and energy efficiency, set up in customer-centric groups.