‘Because the market for solar technology and electric vehicles is going to keep on growing, particularly in terms of small-scale customers, there is plenty of demand for good maintenance services,’ said Dirk Jakobs, managing director of HÖRMANN Industrieservice GmbH.

That is why the company is now entering into a collaboration with a start-up in Göttingen. This company focuses on photovoltaic systems with storage functions, and among the products that it has developed is an app that pools multiple appliances consuming power in a household under one central storage system.