WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE DO.

Younicos is the pioneer and market leader in smart energy and grid solutions based on battery storage. Our clients benefit from our superior software and ready-to-implement hardware solutions for small and large-scale applications, as well as from our unique technical and commercial experience. Since 2017 Younicos is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aggreko, the global leader in mobile power, heating and cooling.

FACTS & FIGURES

130

EMPLOYEES

in Berlin (Germany) and Austin/Texas (USA)

 

47

PROJECTS

showing the variety of storage applications

220

MEGAWATT

commissioned energy storage installations around the globe

LEADERSHIP

 

Younicos is led by industry veterans and innovators determined to transform the energy sector by enabling the widespread adoption and reliable grid integration of renewables and to create sustainable success for our customers.

DANIEL FREDERICK IBBETSON Managing Director

Dan became Managing Director of Younicos in 2017, after Aggreko acquired the energy storage company. Apart from this role he is also a member of Aggreko’s Executive Committee and serves as Group Business Development Director, also taking on responsibility for M&A coordination and Group strategy. Prior to joining Aggreko Dan spent most of his career in the manufacturing sector including 10 years working with Novar/Honeywell.



KARIM PATRICK WAZNI Managing Director

As the Managing Director of Younicos, Karim Wazni is driving the integration of the energy storage pioneer’s game-changing solutions into Aggreko’s product offering. After an early career in the aerospace sector, Karim honed in his business education at the BCG in Paris. For the last decade, he has worked in the energy sector focusing on renewables and energy storage and joined Aggreko in 2016 to establish the go-to-market strategy for the company’s solar diesel hybrid offering and incubate the business. Karim holds a MBA from INSEAD, a MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University, near Austin, and a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées (ParisTech).



DR. CARSTEN REINCKE-COLLON Director Manufacturing & Technology

Dr. Carsten Reincke-Collon is member of the senior management team and responsible for an interdisciplinary team of experts working on optimal system designs and software controls for hybrid energy systems and large-scale battery storage solutions. He is passionate about developing market-driven business cases with new, disruptive and sustainable technologies. Before establishing battery storage as key asset class for a successful energy transition with Younicos, Carsten worked as a consultant on quality assurance for embedded software in the German automotive industry and received his Dipl.-Ing. (2005) and Dr.-Ing. (2011) degree in Electrical Engineering from TU Dresden, Germany.



WHAT WE
BRING TO THE TABLE

 

A TEAM OF STORAGE EXPERTS. WITH PASSION.

 

Our team combines multiple disciplines and diverse backgrounds. While some colleagues are extremely knowledgeable in finding the ideal battery technology for any conceivable application, others will help you maximize the commercial value of your storage solution. Some are also quite adept at brewing a good cup of coffee to fuel energetic discussions. We invite you to see for yourself!

THE COMBINED STRENGTHS OF TWO GLOBAL LEADERS.

 

We were acquired by Aggreko in July 2017, and Younicos is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the global leader in mobile and modular power, heating and cooling. Customers will continue to benefit from our healthy balance sheet, as well as our united presence in more than 100 countries around the world.

UNIQUE TRACK RECORD. WORLDWIDE.

 

Since 2005 we have deployed 220 MW in almost 50 projects that have surpassed 100 years of runtime in total. Our track record allows us to plan and simulate any storage application and business case for our customers based on real-time and historical data.

SUPERIOR SOFTWARE. Y.Q MAKES THE DIFFERENCE.

 

Our web-based software is the most advanced in terms of optimizing the battery use for ensuring longevity, maximizing revenues through intelligent decision making – and in complex applications, like managing entire microgrids. Y.Q is fast, robust and easy to use and to customize. The result of 10 years R&D and $200 million in investment.

SCALABLE HARDWARE DESIGN. FROM SMALL- TO GRID-SCALE.

 

No matter if you need a small or a grid-scale battery system, our products offer a seamless integration of superior system components and a maximum of performance, scalability and reliability. The Y.Cube is a plug-and-play solution for systems up to 20 MW. The Y.Station is a preconceived building solution, ready to be implemented within just a few months.

SIMULATING AND TESTING: OUR TECHNOLOGY CENTERS.

 

At our megawatt-scale Technology Centers in Berlin and Austin we are testing and optimizing energy storage systems and components under real-life conditions. Hereby we can provide our customers with a maximum of planning and investment security. And we can demonstrate the reliable operation of grids with up to 100 percent renewable energy sources.

24 / 7 OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE: HASSLE-FREE

 

O&M is the ongoing process of sustaining a maximum of system performance and availability by ensuring equipment reliability and efficient operation. We provide our customers with tailored service packages based on their specific needs and level of expertise – from 24 / 7 monitoring, operations, customer service and technical support to onsite maintenance.

WORKING AT YOUNICOS

 

At our headquarters in Berlin (Germany) and Austin (Texas, USA), there’s room for every talent – and talent from everywhere. Today our team members come from more than 20 countries. We thrive on diverse backgrounds and experiences for the benefit of our team, products and customers. What unites us is our enthusiasm for energy storage technology, game-changing projects and for sharing a cold beverage after work.

WANT TO JOIN US?

We want to achieve big things and are looking for the best to join us. However, if you don’t find a suitable position listed here, we encourage you to send us a speculative application and convince us you’ve got what it takes.  

GET IN TOUCH!

If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

EUROPE

 

berlin@younicos.com
Call: +49 30 818 79 9010

 

Younicos GmbH
Am Studio 16,
12489 Berlin
Germany

NORTH AMERICA

 

austin@younicos.com
Call: +1 512 268 8191

 

Younicos Inc.
3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd
Austin, Texas 78741
USA