The management and board consist of experienced people from both the Norwegian and international glass and PV industry.
Vetro Solar's corporate management is located in Kristiansand and Oslo, Norway. The production facility is located in Sandersdorf-Brehna, Germany.
Vetro Solar can proudly announce that the company has received the German-Norwegian enterprise award, handed over in Oslo on Mai 18th, 2011. We'd like to thank all our supporters, who have voted for us in the online survey.
Vetro Solar has received 722 votes out of 1607 votes in total which makes a great share of 45% out of all votes. Vetro Solar has been nominated due to their sustainable concept , setting up a new factory and creating new jobs in the region of Sandersdorf-Brehna.
The award, a sculpture of Knut Henrik Henriksen and a certificate, has been handed over in Oslo, during the 25-year anniversary of the German-Norwegian chamber of commerce.
photo: award ceremony for the second German-Norwegian enterprise award 2011 in Oslo [from the left: Ernst Burgbacher (state secretary), Morten Hansen(Vetro Solar bus.development) , Bjørn-Glenn Hansen (CEO), Roy M. Slettvold (chairman of the board), Trond Giske (minister of economics), Norbert Pestka (director German-Norwegian chamber of commerce)]
An article from the newspaper "Faedrelandsvennen" from May 19th you can find here
The ground break for the production facilities has been made October 13th, 2009. Since then, the building has been completed and the on-roof PV installation has been connected.
photo: Breaking ground officially in Solar Valley on October 13th 2009 [from the left: Roy M. Slettvold (Chairman of the Board, Vetro Solar), Bjørn Glenn Hansen (EVP Commercial Affairs, Vetro Solar), Morten Hansen (CEO, Vetro Solar), Tor Helge Midtbø (CFO, Vetro Solar), Reiner Haseloff (Wirtschaftsminister, Sachsen Anhalt), Uwe Schulze (Landrat Sandersdorf-Brehna), Andy Graber (Bürgermeister Sandersdorf-Brehna), Gerd Mennicke (Verbandsgeschäftsführer, TechnologiePark Mitteldeutschland), Sören Lorenz (Vorstand, SRU Solar AG), Dr. Mathias Schönhardt (Project Manager, SRU Solar AG)]