Novatec Solar appoints Andreas Wittke as CEO

Andreas Wittke has many years experience in the energy and power generation industry which he gained in his time working for the German Babcock Group and NEM (NL). In 2006 he joined Alstom’s Management Board in Germany as Vice President Global Power Sales for Germany and Central Europe. In 2008 Mr. Wittke was appointed Alstom’s Country President in Germany. He has studied mechanical engineering (power plant and process engineering) at the University of Essen.

“We are very pleased to welcome Andreas to Novatec Solar,” said Nicholas James, Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of Novatec Solar. “I am confident his background and experience in the international power generation market will add significant value to Novatec Solar’s strategy.”

Andreas Wittke said: “I look forward to my new task in this highly motivated working environment in the area of renewable power generation. The start of operation of the world’s largest Fresnel power station Puerto Errado 2 has proven the reliability, competitiveness and scalability of Novatec Solar’s Fresnel collector technology. I am excited to contribute to the next chapter, the commercial roll out of further ABB/Novatec Solar CSP projects in our target markets”.