News

13.10.2017

Minister of Economics visits Freqcon

On Saturday, the 7th of October, Lower Saxony`s Minister of Economics, Olaf Lies, visited the Freqcon headquarter. The minister was impressed with Freqcon`s innovative product portfolio and praised the management for creating 70 jobs in a rural and structurally weak region. For more information read this article in Walsroder Zeitung (in German language).

 


 

07.06.2017

Hybrid Flywheel-Battery Demonstration Project

Freqcon is participating in a Hybrid Flywheel-Battery demonstration project for grid stabilisation and will develop a special multi-source converter to connect flywheels and batteries to the grid. The project received € 2.9 million EU-funding under the Fast-Track to Innovation programme, part of the Horizon 2020 scheme. The 3 other partners in this project are Schwungrad Energie Ltd. (Ireland), Adaptive Balancing Power GmbH (Germany) and University of Sheffield (UK). For more information please click here

 


 

21.02.2017

ARE Energy Access Investment Forum

22. – 23. March 2017

Freqcon will be present at the ARE Energy Access Investment Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.

 


12.01.2017

Energy Storage Europe

14. – 16. März 2017

Freqcon will be present at Energy Storage Europe 2017.
Hall 8b Booth B23

 


12.12.2016

ISO Certification according to ISO 9001: 2015

Freqcon is now certified according to ISO 9001: 2015. Within the scope of the certification, we have improved our quality management system, clearly defining structures and company guidelines, clearly defining areas of competence and responsibilities and further optimizing work processes.

 


26.10.2016

New Mini-MSC-System for off-grid power supply

The new Mini-MSC-System (MSC = Multi Source Converter) provides a stable and sustainable electricity supply for remote areas, based on renewable energy in combination with energy storage and back-up generator. After successful deployment of several MSC-projects in the MW-range we now offer this technology also for medium sized projects ranging from 20kW to 150kW.

 

For more information please click here.

 


 

04.10.2016

German Renewables Award 2016 awarded to Freqcon GmbH

This is the second time round that German Energy System Developer Freqcon wins the prestigious German Renewables Award, after convincing the jury in 2014 with a 2MW-wind turbine design with integrated battery storage system. This year Freqcon won in the category „Product Innovation of the Year“ with the UGS Ultracapacitor Grid Stabilizer.

For more information, please click here


WindEnergy Hamburg

27. – 30. September 2016

Freqcon will be present at the WindEnergy Hamburg 2016.
Hall B5 booth 517

 



23. June 2016 at 14:00 o’clock

Erika Weber, executive officer of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, had held a presentation about: Highly efficient hybrid micro grid solution, Stabilizing, Upscaling and Interconnecting Mini-grids for Least Cost.



 


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NIRIG Policy Workshop

29. January 2015

Belfast


Solar Energy UK 2014

14. – 16. October 2014

NEC Birmingham UK

Freqcon was present at the Solar Energy UK 2014 in Birmingham, UK.

Booth E43


Canadian Wind Energy 2014

27. – 29. October 2014

 

We was present at the Canadian Wind Energy in Montreal. The Canwea is a trade fair and conference for wind energy with more than 250 exhibitors.


AHK familiarization trip to Argentina – wind energy with focus on suppliers and services

 

Another business trip with the German federal ministry of economic affairs and energy from October 13th until the 17th.


Networking-Event on October 27th 2014 in Berlin

 

Our CEO, Norbert Hennchen, gave a presentation on photovoltaic, wind energy and grid integration for representatives from Azerbaijan. The participants have been invited by the federal ministry for economic affairs and energy.


AHK familiarization trip trip to Saudi Arabia – desalination of sea water & Off-Grid installations for industrial installations (CSP, photovoltaic & wind energy)

 

 

As part of an export initiative of the federal ministry of economic affairs and energy we have participated in a conference from September 28th until October 2nd in Damman.


WindEnergy Hamburg

23. – 26. September 2014

Freqcon was present at the WindEnergy Hamburg 2014.


11th China International Battery Fair (CIBF)


18. – 20. June 2014
Shenzhen Convention Center

Freqcon was present at the China International Battery Fair 2014.


7th EnergyStorageWorld Forum


01. – 04. April 2014, London


Irish Wind Energy Association

IWEA Annual Conference 2014


27.03.-28.03.2014, Dublin


German American Wind Energy Business Conference



5. Nov. 2013, Chicago
12. Nov. 2013, Montreal

Erika Weber, executive officer of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, represented us at Wind Energy Buisines Conferences in the USA and Kannada.


National Engineering Research Center for Offshore Windpower 4th annual conference in Beijing during China Wind Power exhibition

17. October 2013
Beijing, China

Norbert Hennchen,

CEO of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, held a presentation about Energy storage and black start capability for renewable energy plants.


HANNOVER MESSE 2013

8. – 12. April 2013

Freqcon was present at the Hannover Messe 2013.

Hall 27 No. C 34


2.smart.grids.forum

21.-22. March 2013
TÜV SÜD

 

Norbert Hennchen,

CEO of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, held a presentation about „Grid quality improvement trough integration of renewable energy“.


National Engineering Research Center for Offshore Windpower

12. – 13. Januar 2013
Rudong, China

Norbert Hennchen,

CEO of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, held a presentation about energy storage and HVDC integration.


Wind Turbine Power Plants and Direct Drives
VDI Wissensforum GmbH

14th – 5th November 2012

Norbert Hennchen,

CEO of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, held a presentation about Modular Control Design for Wind Turbines and Components


Husum WindEnergy 2012

18. – 22. September 2012

Freqcon was present at the Husum Wind Energy Trade Fair 2012.


ForWind

14th June 2012
Where?: Leibniz University of Hannover

Norbert Hennchen,
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Advisor of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, introduced the issue of Distribution and the Signifacance of Electric Frequency Converters for Wind Turbines.
His topic had introduced innovative ideas which contributed to a series of lectures concerning “Probabilistic Safety Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbines (PSB-OWT)”.
Guests, students, professors, investors and all who share interest in renewable energy, were most welcome to listen to this topic. His topic has introduced innovative methods and electrical frequency converter technology. The electric converter is regarded as a vital component in order to be able to use clean energy.


Industry Forum Wind Asia

29th May 2012

Norbert Hennchen,
chief executive officer of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, held a presentation about future trends and technical solutions on Wind Energy Storage (SI).


Offshore Wind Development Congress 2012 in Beijing, China


15th – 16th March 2012

Erika Weber, executive officer of Freqcon GmbH, Germany, presented their electric converter technology and technological advancement of wind turbine energy. Here are the topics she has introduced.

  • Highly Reliable Offshore Wind Turbines and the Technological Authenticity of Pitch Control Systems.
  • Offshore Windturbine Converters; Methods to Achieve High Reliability and Endurance.

For more information about the Offshore Wind Development Congress 2012 in Beijing, China , look at the website: www.owdcc.org

Freqcon had set up an information centre located on the premises of the conference. Consultance, enquiries and questions concerning wind energy technology were answered by our staff and officers, who will provided cleints with further information about Freqcon GmbH, Germany, and their advanced technology.


Wind Turbine Power Plants and Direct Drives
The VDI Wissensforum GmbH – The Association of German Engineers

7th – 8th December 2011

Title:
Utilizing Smart Control System Technology to Enhance Stress Reduction for Direct Drive Wind Turbine Power Plants and Components

  • The operation controls effects and influence on stress and components
  • Using improved sensor technology for operation and controlling
  • Ways to reduce stress, wear and tear
  • How to improve reliable automatic operation by using fault-tolerant system controllers
  • The effects of forces that influence controlling and operation of the equipment
  • Energy storage technology which concern power grid losses

Renewable Energy
Integration & Storage Congress Asia 2011

6. – 7. December 2011

Norbert Hennchen (CEO) from Freqcon GmbH, Germany, will present wind energy turbine technology and talk about:

  • rotory pitch systems
  • electricity frequency converter technology

An information booth will be at the trade fair.


Other news:


2. National Engineering Research Center for Offshore Windpower Academic Committee Meeting in Chongqing (NERC)

27. October 2011

At the instigation of CSIC,
Norbert Hennchen (CEO) from Freqcon GmbH, Germany, is invited as member and senior expert for wind energy technology.


ARE

 

FREQCON is new member of the ARE (Alliance for Rural Electrification).

For more inforamtion, click here:
http://are.afd.website

 


Maxwell

 

FREQCON is new member of the IERC (International Energy Research Centre) in Irland.

We are pleased to announce, that FREQCON is now a official member of one of the leading international reasearch instutes of Irland in the field of integration of renewable energy sources.

For more inforamtion, click here:
http://www.ierc.ie/freqcon-gmbh-new-ierc-industry-member

IERC

 

 


 

Maxwell

 

 

 

Maxwell Technologies Ultracapacitors Deployed in Ireland Microgrid Energy Storage System

Freqcon GmbH’s energy storage system helps Ireland meet its 40 percent renewable energy generation target.

Detailed information to this project can be find here.