Milestones

Milestones

 

2014

Construction of a plant on the ground with trackers representing 12 MWp  and commissioning of 12 new photovoltaic greenhouses for a total of 22 MWp.
New success in bidding CRE2 a total output of 36 MWp.
Construction of the first biogas plant
FONROCHE Biogas in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, FRANCE. 20 other plant projects are under development in France.
FONROCHE Geothermal was awarded the NER 300 program with GEOSTRAS project. Exclusive license to research high-temperature geothermal deposits "Combining l'Andelot", "Soultz" and "Cézallier" are attributed to FONROCHE for a period of 5 years.
The Off-grid Streetlight Smartlight of FONROCHE gradually emerging as the French reference off-grid lighting. After the Caribbean and the United States,
FONROCHE exports to Pakistans, the UAE and Guinea Conakry.

2013

Connecting 23 MWp in India and starting 3 solar projects in Puerto Rico 70 MWp (a total of 200 MWp under development in this country). Construction of 63 MWp won the call for tenders issued by the government in France. Development of our off-grid streetlight internationally. Opening of our subsidiary in Mexico.

2012

International project engineering gets underway.
Implementation of the “New Energy to Power the Future” strategic growth program.

2011

FONROCHE moves into target international markets, opening subsidiaries in Europe (Switzerland, Spain and Ukraine), Africa (Benin), Asia (India), and in the Americas (Puerto Rico, USA).

Launch of a range of solar public lighting systems. Biogas and geothermal energy teams set up, positioning FONROCHE as one of France’s foremost suppliers. First international contracts worth over €500 million signed in Puerto Rico, India and Africa.

2010

Leading European investment firm Eurazeo joins the Fonroche shareholding structure with an equity injection of €50 million over two years.

Launch of a second production line at the Roquefort site, raising the Group’s annual production capacity to 90 MWp.

2009

First manufacturing facility for 25 MWp photovoltaic modules comes onstream. Fonroche Investissements awarded its first project financing contract.

2008

Yann Maus founds FONROCHE Energie to develop renewable energy solutions, headquartered in the town of Roquefort (Lot-et-Garonne, south-west France).