CleanTech Capital is an international corporate & project finance and mergers & acquisitions firm for clean technologies and renewable energies with offices in Europe, North America and South America.

We grow green business.


CleanTech Capital provides business development, corporate and project finance, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring services in the clean technology and renewable energy sector. CleanTech Capital has offices in Europe, North America & South America.

We give advice and offer hands-on business development and transaction execution services to listed and private companies, international and domestic utilities, entrepreneurs and institutional investors.

If you require hands-on and experienced transactors, valuation experts, project managers or interim managers with own business and investment track record we should be your partner.

CleanTech Capital

Ibelweg 18a
CH-6300 Zug

Tel.: 041 760 3173
Fax: 041 760 3174


ABB abandons $1 bn solar pv converter investment in PowerOne


Italian FIMER signed agreement to acquire loss making unit with $290 mn in turnover - Fimer is no. 8 inverter manufacturer globally before consumption of this acquisition. ABB is streamlining its portfolio to reach its profitability goals. It will take a $430 mn non-operational charge in Q2/2019. 75% of this is a cash payment to Fimer for assuming warranty obligations of the business. ABB acquired PowerOne in 2013.

Uniper´s workforce Council offers cooperation agreement to major shareholder Fortum


Finish state-owner utility Fortum owns 49.99% of Uniper - Uniper Work Council issued letter to Fortum CEO Pekka Lundmark. They aim to preserve independence and want to avoid domination agreement and liquidation in return for support with other integration efforts.

Uniper sells 2.3 GW French operations to Czech EPH


Energetický a pr?myslový holding a.s. further accumulates fossil fuel and coal based energy assets throughout Europe - Uniper and ETH completed exclusive negotiations for the deal announced in Dec 2018 based on undisclosed acquisition price. The transaction includes 2 gas-fired and 1 coal fired power plant in the Lorraine, a coal-fired power plant in the Provence, as well as a biomass power plant in Gardanne and wind and solar power plants and distribution operations, >50% coal, >40% gas assets.

15% reduction of CO2 emissions in German energy generation in H1 2019


116 mn tons C02, 20mn tons less than a year earlier - fuelled by higher renewable energy generation (41% of total generation); transport and heating markets lagging behind. Germany is also lagging behind its agreed renewable energy roll-out path.

41% is the renewable energy share in power generation in Germany in the first six months but Germany lacks behind its agreed roll-out path


44% if you exclude exports and assume renewable power is consumed in Germany - according to preliminary estimates published by BDEW, the German energy and water industry association the German domestic power consumption in the first half of 2019 was 289.7 bn kwh. Renewable energy contributed 128.5bn kwh. On-shore wind had the biggest share with 55.8bn kwh (up 18%), solar pv No. 2 with 24bn kwh (+4%) and offshore wind with 12bn jkwh (+30% from 9.2 bn kwh) production volume. Biomass and hydro power contributed 36.7bn kwh (nearly unchanged).


Intersolar South America

2019/08/27 - 2019/08/29

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Largest PV Trade Fair and Conference in South America

Intersolar South America

2019/08/27 - 2019/08/29

Sao Paulo - No. 1 solar pv confernce in South America

36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

2019/09/09 - 2019/09/13

EU PVSEC 2019 at Marseille Chanot Convention and Exhibition Center - The Innovation Platform for the global PV Solar Sector

Techtour Alpine High-tech Forum 2019

2019/10/01 - 2019/10/02

Lausanne - focused on Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology in Switzerland and adjacent markets

6th Residential Energy Forum

2019/10/14 - 2019/10/15

Rome - followed by the 12th Energy Storage World Forum