High-tech Power Electronics
Technology development, manufacturing and sales of high-tech power electronics is the core competence of Fronius. About 3250 Fronius employees worldwide achieved in 2010 over € 499 Mio turnover in the 3 divisions: Solar Electronics, Welding and Battery Charging Systems.
Early in the nineties Fronius started its activities in the renewable energies sector with the development of solar inverters for photovoltaic power generation. Today the Solar Electronics Division is the fastest growing business area within the company.
Technology developments for the emerging hydrogen and fuel cells market, presently underway, will contribute to further improve the leadership of Fronius. For the innovative HyLOG Project (i. e. hydrogen fuel cells drive a transport vehicle) Fronius received amongst others the Energy Globe Award 2007 and the VDI Innovation Price for Logistics 2010. Currently a new fleet demonstration project for a logistic service provider in Austria is on the way.