Neuwied sewage treatment plant wins German Solar Prize 2023


27 October 2023: Servicebetriebe Neuwied in Rhineland-Palatinate win the "German Solar Prize 2023" with the foldable solar system from dhp technology. "The lighthouse concept encourages the municipal implementation of renewable energies," was the jury's verdict.

  • The system spans 1600 square metres above the sewage treatment basin.
  • The system can be retracted for maintenance work.
  • Sensors automatically move the PV modules into the garage in case of hail or other storms.
  • 180,000 kWh per year. This increases the sewage treatment plant's own electricity production to about 25%.