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Sharp announces its new head of solar project business, Stefan Bauch

In October, the Sharp solar project team welcomed Stefan Bauch as the new project manager and head of Sharp’s solar project business in Europe.  Stefan Bauch has been involved in the renewable energy project business since he finished his civil engineering studies in 2001. He has worked in the wind and solar industry for over twenty years.  

He began his career in the wind industry working on European and international on and offshore wind projects. Stefan worked as project and business development manager, responsible for construction coordination and supervision, project management, sales and acquisition, developing project pipelines as well as budget planning and management. He also has an extensive background in technical due diligence and knows how to motivate and lead teams.    

Stefan has skills and experience that are critical to support the continued growth and success of Sharp’s solar project business. As head of the team, he will lead projects through every stage, from development, to implementation and through to project sales. Furthermore, he will provide guidance and support for contractual issues for Sharp’s solar projects in Europe, focusing on a constantly growing project pipeline. 

Sharp is active in the project business worldwide, working alongside partners on the sustainable development of solar power plants and acquiring agricultural and other kinds of land suitable for PV plants. Next to high quality PV modules, Sharp offers unique opportunities for investors, landowners and developers for joint PV project development of various kinds and is flexible in terms of the type and scope of cooperation at every project stage.   

Peter Thiele, President Sharp Energy Solutions Europe: “We are glad to have Stefan Bauch on board. His extensive experience will be an asset to the company. His knowledge and skills in the project field are particularly valuable to our project team. He has a deep understanding of project development market opportunities and challenges. We wish him great success in this new role and welcome him to the Sharp family.” 

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Sharp is one of the world's largest photovoltaic manufacturers and has been a driving force behind the use of photovoltaic technologies for 60 years. Sharp offers solar modules for the environmentally conscious energy production. To date, Sharp has delivered more than 50 million PV modules worldwide. Sharp’s portfolio of high-performance PV panels is built for residential, commercial and free-field installations. Working with partners in advanced engineering sectors including aviation, astronautics and the e-mobility industry, Sharp continuously proves innovative strength with new solar applications. Sharp has been active as an EPC in the project business worldwide, working alongside partners on the development of PV projects. Sharp seeks and acquires project rights at every development stage and offers partners direct access to production capacities and financing options.