Consulting Partners

About Fraunhofer ISE

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE logoThe Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE conducts research on the technology needed to supply energy efficiently and on an environmentally sound basis in industrialised, threshold and developing countries. To this purpose, the Institute develops systems, components, materials and processes in the areas of the thermal use of solar energy, solar building, solar cells, electrical power supplies, chemical energy conversion, energy storage and the rational use of energy. The Institute's work ranges from fundamental scientific research relating to solar energy applications, through the development of production technology and prototypes, to the construction of demonstration systems. The Institute plans, advises and provides know-how and technical facilities as services. With a staff of above 1300, Fraunhofer ISE is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe.


Andhra Pradesh Industrial & Technical Consultancy Organisation Limited logoAPITCO, incorporated in 1976, is a Technical Consultancy Organisation (TCO) promoted jointly by all-India financial institutions (IDBI, SIDBI, IFCI, ICICI), Government Corporations in Andhra Pradesh (APIDC, APSFC) and Commercial Banks (State Bank of India, Andhra Bank, Indian Bank & Syndicate Bank).

The organization provides diverse Technical, Management & Development Consulting services to Government, Industry and Society. Since inception it has been offering diversified consulting services for promotion and growth of micro and small & medium enterprises.

The organization has executed assignments across India, Middle-east, far-east and few countries in the Africa continent. Key clientele include Ministries of the Government of India, State Governments Departments, Multilateral Agencies, Development Financial Institutions, Regulatory Bodies, Banking & Financial Institutions, Public & Private Sector Corporations, and Municipal Corporations/ Urban Local Bodies.

APITCOs Services include:

The objective of Energy & Power Management area is to promote awareness among the industrial sectors and Municipal Bodies about the significance of energy conservation to achieve tangible savings in energy bills and to ensure lower costs of production. APITCO advices industry and local bodies in the endeavor to optimise energy use by extending expert services in energy audit and implementation, handhold agencies to harness cleaner and abundant renewable energy resources & escort services to entrepreneur in developing renewable energy projects; assists and advise Government Institutions plan and implement energy conservation plans. APITCO plays an active role in helping the Government in its efforts to bridge the gap between demand and supply of energy through planning and implementation of energy conservation programmes. The company has formulated DDG projects in several states. Programme evaluation, Planning and Policy research and analysis are unique activities the organization is involved in.

The various services that the organization provides include: