DGS Solarschool in Germany


The Thuringian Regional Association of the German Solar Energy Society DGS e.V. operates the renewable energy training center DGS Solarschool in Germany. The DGS has long term experience in renewable energy training world-wide. With the maxx-solar academy the DGS established a DGS Solarschool branch in South Africa. The name maxx-solar academy was selected to honor the company which made the launch of the training center possible.

maxx I solar academy in South Africa

The maxx I solar academy – an independent training center for solar technology – was founded in 2011in South Africa. The impulse to launch the maxx-solar academy came from the German comany maxx-solar & energie GmbH  which had opened the branch maxx-solar & energy PTY Ltd. in South Africa. The maxx I solar academy was established by the German Solar Energy Society DGS and the maxx I solar energy PTY Ltd.The foundation was possible due to the financial support of the maxx group as well as a grant from the German government provided within the developpp.de programme via DEG.


maxx I solar energy group


The maxx | solar energy group with headquarters in Thuringia in Germany provides its customers with all services related to photovoltaics, including the planning, construction and maintenance of residential, commercial or agricultural PV power plants. Through maxx | solar energy South Africa (Pty) Ltd., the maxx group extends it presence into South Africa. The service and product range of maxx | solar energy (Pty ) Ltd. included consulting, planning and wholesale.

maxx | solar energy joined forces with IBC

maxx | solar energy recently joined forces with one of the world's leading energy systems houses, the German supplier IBC Solar. Together we founded the new company IBC Solar South Africa to provide our clients with even better service.