OKwind increases its stake in the capital of the company Purecontrol – 05/30/2023 at 08:11

(AOF) – OKwind Group (specialized in the design, manufacture and sale of intelligent systems for the generation and management of renewable energy dedicated to self-consumption) announces the strengthening of its stake in the capital of the company Purecontrol, a specialist player in innovative management solutions for water management, industry and energy performance.

Faced with the structural increase in the cost of energy, the major players in the water-sanitation sector must rethink their energy consumption and management.

Since 2021 through a minority stake in the capital of Purecontrol and a collaboration contract, OKwind Group and Purecontrol have improved the performance of their offer dedicated to the water-sanitation sector, and accelerated its deployment via a co-branding approach.

The combination of energy generators from the OKwind Group and the artificial intelligence developed by Purecontrol makes it possible to reduce energy consumption by 10 to 20% and to cover energy needs by up to 70% for infrastructures linked to the water-sanitation sector.

OKwind Group has decided to strengthen this partnership, which is a real growth driver for the development of its self-consumption solutions, particularly in this sector.


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