Renewable energy specialist is creating approx. 500 jobs in 2011. For the first time, the turnover will exceed one billion Euro.
After creating 350 jobs in 2010, The juwi group (Germany), a specialist for renewable energy, wants to add another 500 employees to its workforce of 1,100 in 2011. The turnover is expected to increase from approx. 800 million in 2010 to more than 1.1 billion Euros in 2011. juwi was founded 15 years ago by Jung and Willenbacher. In the anniversary year new subsidiaries are going to be opened worldwide. The company’s headquarters offers workspace for more than 700 employees and is going to be extended once again in 2011.
The demand for wind, solar and bio energy increases steadily. In the solar sector, solar power plants with a total output 330 MW shall be installed worldwide in 2011. Overall juwi will realize solar power plants in 16 countries on five continents. With 200 MW the focus is in Germany. One of the most prominent projects is the extension of Lieberose solar park with an additional 18 MW. With then 71 MW, Lieberose would be the second largest solar park in Germany and the world’s fourth largest. juwi has constructed one of the world’s largest rooftop solar power plants on the roof of the tyre manufacturer Goodyear Dunlop (output 7.4 MW) in Philippsburg (pictured).
juwi is also establishing new subsidiaries worldwide. In Brandis (not far from Leipzig), juwi created a new office building for up to 100 employees. juwi plans to construct additional German offices for up to 100 employees in Thuringia and Brandenburg. In Great Britain (location Birmingham), juwi plans to create up to 60 jobs by the end of 2012 and wants to construct solar power plants with a total output of 60 MW. In India (location Bangalore), juwi has the construction of solar power plants with a total output of up to 100 MW on the agenda.