Our History

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Our History2018-12-17T12:08:37-08:00

Origis has become a competitive global player in the solar PV industry and will continue expanding rapidly as we further penetrate promising solar markets.


Initial Operations

  • Founded by Guy Vanderhaegen and Paul Thiers
  • Identified and capitalized on emerging market opportunities in Italy and Greece while the majority of the market was focused on Spain and Germany
  • Launched first two investment funds in May and September 2008, respectively
  • Began construction on first solar PV system


Rapid Expansion

  • Expanded operations to Belgium in 2009 and set up third investment fund
  • Added a large plant in Slovakia to project portfolio and began development activities in other EU countries
  • Entered the United States in 2012 to capitalize on strong demand for PV plants
  • Completed one of the largest solar developments in Southeast U.S. in December 2013

2015 and Beyond

Focused on U.S.

  • Focused on developing more than 1 GW in the next two to three years
  • Emphasis on utility scale, commercial and public sector solar PV projects in the U.S. and Latin America
  • Leverage reputation for ability to bring projects to completion on-time and on-budget to further expand the development pipeline
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