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Balkonsolarmodule: Technik, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Lobbyismus

Marcus Vietzke

It’s a cute idea: put a small photovoltaic module on the balcony or hang it from the balcony rail, plug it into a socket and there you are: self-generated solar electricity flows into the network that can be used directly in the home. Marcus Vietzke talks about what is required to develop balcony modules of this type and explains how these “plug-in generating devices” work.

  • 1 h 30 min
  • In German

Past Dates

Marcus Vietzke is founder and managing director of indielux, a company that has been developing safe solutions for socket operated solar devices since 2014, such as small photovoltaic modules for solar power generation on the balcony. Since 2016, indielux has been focusing on ready2plugin, a smart security technology for integration into electrical installations, for which the company was awarded “The smarter E” award. Vietzke is also co-initiator of the PVplug working group of the German Solar Energy Society.