WESTERN CO. was established in 1984 in San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) Italy. It produces and commercialises products for PV stand-alone systems and it is one of the most renowned companied of this field.
Main applications: - PV lighting systems; - Sun trackers; - Energy self-production systems; - Electrification of remote areas; - Control electronics for PV stand-alone system. Important commercial net with No. 16 agencies all over Italy. Collaboration agreements with foreign companies for European and Overseas market. Areas: - Marketing Dept. - Sales Dept. (Italy) - Sales Dept. (Europe and overseas) - Supply Chain - R&D Off-Grid - R&D Grid-Connect - Quality - Manufacturing Patent pending: - Mono-axial sun tracker code SRM05-12 and code GALILEO - PV votive lighting system - Radio and GSM control on stand-alone PV systems - Leonardo system for energy self-production - Leonardo RPU (Renewable Power Unit) - PV LED street-lamp; - LED lamp for street lighting @230VAC for connection to the grid.
Collaboration with universities and research organizations: - University of Camerino, Department of Chemical Sciences - Polytechnic University of Marche, Department of Energy - Tecnomarche (Science and Technology Park of Marche Region) - Asteria Srl (Society of Scientific and Technological Research) Awards: - Prize of UnionCamere Marche 2006 for innovation and creativity - Eurispes Prize 2007: Western Co. was considered as one of the 100 Italian “excellences”