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  • 1996

    It is founded as a sole proprietorship company with its headquarters located in Thessaloniki and starts developing its enterprising activities in remote and inaccessible areas, as well as in Mount Athos, building power systems based on renewable energy sources.

  • 1999

    Builds an innovative lighting system in a park, set in Alexadroupolis, using photovoltaics. In the same year, ECO//SUN installs on Crete the largest photovoltaic panel at that time, producing power of 125kWp.

  • 1999

    In collaboration, among others, with the Technological Educational Institution of Western Macedonia, located in Kozani, IEK Omiros, the University of Munich, and Dillingen Academy, ECO//SUN participates in “Leonardo Da Vinci” educational program and creates the syllabus for the courses of the profession of the Solar Technician.

  • 2001

    A technical support department is created to provide assistance to customers, service of inverters, design and manufacture of electrical switch boards and automation for energy systems.

  • 2002

    The company, having expanded its work field, changes and turns from a sole proprietorship company to an E.P.E. entity (the Greek equivalent to «Ltd.»).

  • 2002

    A design and manufacturing department for mounting systems is created.

  • 2002

    ECO//SUN becomes a co-founder of the Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies, a manufacturers’ association that contributes to the creation and development of a healthy and sustainable market that promotes photovoltaic energy systems.

  • 2004

    Participates in the installation of the PV at the «Eleftherios Venizelos» airport of Athens.

  • 2004

    Participates in a 40kW project that was part of the Olympic Game, an PV installation at the German School of Athens, where the German journalists covering the Games were staying at.

  • 2005

    Member of the SY.DE.SYS association ( battery recycling )

  • 2006

    Development of mounting systems, which are the company’s first inhouse production products.

  • 2007

    The company expands by setting up a branch in Athens.

  • 2008

    First grid connected PV systems according to a F.I.T. law in Greece

  • 2009

    Transfer of the logistics department to Lakkoma, in privately owned facilities of 600 s.m.

  • 2009

    Development of a production unit for the manufacturing of modern aluminum mounting systems and other special mounting and construction systems.

  • 2010

    Awarded an ISO 9001 certification by TUV Rheinland.

  • 2011

    A new certification for the company that was awarded an ISO 14001 and an OHSA18001 certification by TUV Intercert.

  • 2011

    ECO//SUN mounting systems certification by TUV Austria.

  • 2012

    Warehouse and manufacturing facilities are being upgraded and expanded. Additional storage area expansion of 2000 s.m.

  • 2012

    Participation in a research program, as part of the «Cooperation 2011» project, about an energy autonomous smart greenhouse in the «Brite Greenhouse» project

  • 2013

    Became a contracted member of the European recycling association PV CYCLE.

  • 2013

    Participation in a project about the development of a hybrid photovoltaic park and wind turbins in the Sahara Desert, near Alexandria, Egypt. The project played a major role in the development of flora in the area.

  • 2014

    Launch of the ECO//SUN brand, starting with the production of high performance photovoltaic modules

  • 2014

    Certification of the photovoltaic modules by Kiwa

  • 2015

    Expansion of the ECO//SUN branded product range by including batteries and inverters

  • 2015

    Cooperation with the company LEROY MERLIN, a French headquartered home improvement , gardening and D.I.Y. retailer, serving several countries in Europe, Russia, Asia, South America and Africa

  • 2015

    Chosen by Grennpeace as a supplier for its crowdfunded solar campaign for families in need, on the island of Rhodes.

  • 2016

    With more than 20 years of presence, ECO//SUN has created a wide partner network throughout Greece, sharing its expertise and offering the highest level of services.

  • 2016

    Cooperation with Diathermiki, a network of more that 150 stores all over in Greece, specialized in the energy sector

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We would like to thank ECOSUN for the installation of 5 PV systems of 100 kw total power. During the construction period, the company’s personnel demonstrated a high level of professionalism, managing to complete the project within the time frame and offering top quality products and services

Papalos Konstantinos
, Municipality of Karditsa

ECO//SUN, with its expertise, was a major contributor to the installation of a photovoltaic system on the island of Rhodes for families dealing with financial hardships, following a crowdfunding campaign with the support of 16 students.

Greenpeace
, Greenpeace

We strongly recommend ECO//SUN as, during our cooperation period, they have demonstrated a high level of professionalism, caring for the uninterrupted and trouble-free operation of the PV power station of 5kWp, as well as the reduction of environmental pollutants, whilst ensuring optimal energy efficiency.

Kontonikolaou Athanasios
, Noesis

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