- The world's only solar energy solution for infrastructure surfaces
- The only photovoltaic solution that allows true dual use of impervious surfaces without restriction of the primary use.
- Patent protection in 11 EU countries
- Perfect interaction with electromobility, produces the fuel of the future on site
- 12 projects delivered in Switzerland and 3 projects sold in Germany, more than 30 projects in the pipeline, applications in Europe, USA and Asia
- Sales of CHF 8.6 million in 2020, breakeven expected in 2023.
- dhp is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified
"We turn any asphalt surface into a solar power plant without any restrictions and produce the fuel for electric mobility".Gian Andri Diem and Andreas Hügli // Co-founders and managing partners
Gian Andri Diem
Co-founder and managing partnerBiography
Degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen. Project and area manager at several Swiss energy companies in the areas of trade, production, network and distribution. Advisor to major Swiss utilities in the areas of electromobility, prosuming, microgrids and trade. In 2015, founded dhp technology with Andreas Hügli.
Co-founder and managing partnerBiography
Mechanical engineer and EMBA in general management. Several management positions in mechanical and process engineering in the semiconductor and photovoltaic industry. In 2012 founded reech, a photovoltaic engineering company and in 2015 founded dhp technology with Gian Andri Diem.
Director of Materials Management and QualityBiography
"Finally making the energy turnaround and eclipsing everything with folding photovoltaic roofs from dhp technology is what motivates me". Training as a mechanic, HES engineer in precision mechanics, EMBA of Business Administration. Professional experience as a development engineer in medical technology, event organization in the field of freestyle sports and since 2019 working for dhp technology and the folding photovoltaic roof.
Project Engineering ManagerBiography
"With the folding solar roof, we can generate renewable energy on surfaces already in use, without compromising the primary use of the surface. The potential is huge and I am proud to be part of this company." Trained as an environmental engineer with a focus on renewable energy and renewable feedstocks. Since 2016, he has been part of dhp technology and is responsible for project planning and assembly. Currently, he is taking a master's degree in business administration in parallel to his work.
"I appreciate dhp as a future-oriented employer with a highly qualified team of specialists and professionals. The enthusiasm for the solutions around the HORIZON folding solar roof is palpable every day." Trained as a master mechanic HFP, graduate in business management NDS HF and active for more than 20 years as an operations and production manager in medium-sized companies. 10 years of experience as quality management manager according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Works for dhp technology since 2021.
Director of Systems EngineeringBiography
"Producing sustainable energy where it is needed makes sense, helps create value in the country and is a key element of the 2050 energy strategy. Being part of a company that is actively working on the solutions of the future motivates and fulfills me." Trained as an electrical engineer and has work experience as a commissioning engineer in large international industrial companies. Works for dhp since 2019.
Director of Product Development and ManagementBiography
"The production of renewable energy on already existing structures is exactly the synergy that should be further exploited in the development of new products. People, product and performance are for me the three main pillars that dhp can be proud of." Degree in mechanical engineering and economics, 15 years working mainly in the semiconductor industry as a product development and product management manager. Works at dhp since 2019.
Responsible for prospecting and project developmentBiography
"With the folding photovoltaic roof, we are generating solar electricity on large areas where it would not be possible or only to a limited extent without our innovative solution. What excites me is that with the folding solar roof, we offer an innovative solution while actively contributing to the energy transition!" Master's degree in European studies, activity as a project and marketing employee. Since 2019, she has been helping dhp to ensure that more and more areas are covered with a folding solar roof.