standardisation and dependability

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Nov 24, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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The PV industry need for innovation,


standardisation and dependability


Future Energies Event, Paris, 14 April 2008

Our business

A man and his idea

“I can improve that,” Mads Clausen


the founder of Danfoss


said and then he made a thermo
valve which was more energy
-
efficient than the others …

Danfoss expanded and its connection with the local community, where environmental considerations
were and still are taken into account, was reflected in the values


and in the products …

An idea that grew and grew …












Danfoss Headquarters


-

today

Danfoss Goals

It is the aspiration of Danfoss to become number 1 or a strong number 2
in all core business areas

Danfoss will concentrate its efforts on being the best and most innovative
supplier of components in our core business areas …

… and simultaneously find new and creative ways to combine our
components in ready
-
to
-
use sub solutions that will enable our customers
to easier reach their objectives

The Danfoss
Group


Danfoss is a family
-
owned,
global company (no public
shares, but approx. 3%
employee shares)



Net sales 2007:


EUR 2,97 billion



Employees: 22,300 worldwide



Production of 250,000 items
per day



64 manufacturing sites



103 sales companies



114 agents and distributors

World wide production and service

50 Danfoss companies

More than 200 dealers, distributors and Service partners

Global Network

Regional Support

24 Hour Service: Customer and

technical Support

Ten largest markets

mill EUR

400

Germany

France

Italy

Denmark

USA

Russia

Great Britain

Sweden

Spain

Danfoss Refrigeration

& Air Conditioning Division

Danfoss Heating Division

Danfoss Motion Controls
Division

China

300

200

100

Other activities

Danfoss Drives


power electronics since 1968

2003

1998

1993

1988

1983

1978

1973

1968


First company to mass produce frequency converters



15
-
20% yearly growth in quantity




More than 600,000 units annually



80
-
90% identical components with solar inverters









Clean Tech

-

the Danfoss way



Energy Efficiency Focus



Strong focus on mature business areas



Innovation in existing business areas




Renewable Energy Focus



New business areas and technologies based
on existing competences


Danfoss in the PV inverter market:
Background and ambition


Danfoss strategy to capture the growing market for renewable energy
solutions



Strong synergies with Danfoss frequency converters

-
40 years of power electronics experience

-
80
-
90% identical components

-
Lean production setup

-
In
-
house power module production

-
Test laboratories



Contribute to the PV industry goal of becoming competitive to
conventional energy sources by providing innovative solutions based on
well
-
proven technological platforms



It is Danfoss’ ambition to become a leading inverter supplier in the
industry




Inverter range/Market coverage

Commercial

installations

10
-
500 kWp

Residential


installations


0
-
20 kWp

Powerplant

installations

>500 kWp

TripleLynx

UniLynx

The PV Industry
Challenge

Drive down system costs


Provide standardised solutions


Industry standard quality for
long life


Easy installation and service




Attain cost efficient and
dependable solutions
known from more mature
industries
-

fast











Learn more at the Solar Energy Workshop
tomorrow at 11.45

Making Modern Living Possible

with Danfoss Solar Inverters