• Eicke Weber has been appointed as senior advisor for renewable energy transaction advisory and consulting firm, Apricum
  • He will join the likes of other senior advisors on Apricum’s team who are spread across 10 countries globally
  • Weber will work along side full-time staff of Apricum on various projects

Prof. Eicke R. Weber, former director of Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), has now associated himself with Apricum-The Cleantech Advisory. He has joined the renewable energy transaction advisory and strategy consulting firm as a senior advisor.

Weber left Fraunhofer after serving the institute for a decade, in November 2016 (see Eicke Weber Retires From Fraunhofer ISE). Considered an authority on solar PV and a strong proponent of storage technology, Prof. Weber is now one of Apricum’s senior advisor team that comprises industry leaders, investment bankers, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs spread in more than 10 countries globally.

As Senior Advisor, Prof. Weber will work alongside full-time staff of Apricum on various projects. Apricum Managing Partner Nikolai Dobrott called him one of the giants of the solar industry, and said his technical expertise, outstanding business acumen and unparalleled experience will be of extreme value to Apricum’s clients.

“I’ve followed the progress of Apricum since Nikolai founded it in 2008 and have been impressed by the team of experts he has brought together and the impressive track record of projects. Now that I have moved back to Berlin, I am looking forward to contributing to a range of advisory projects around the world,” said Prof. Weber.

Prof. Weber is currently the vice president of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and serves as advisor to several start-ups in Germany, the USA and China.