OUR PHILOSOPHY

Panitek believes in a cleaner and greener future and that means adopting sustainable and smart energy solutions. As new innovations and technologies are being developed, sustainable business models are key to their successful deployment. Proud of its global network, Panitek plays the crucial role of bridging the gap and creating strategies to bring clean energy solutions to those places that need them the most.

ABOUT US

Panitek is an Indo-European establishment which is dedicated towards solving some of the biggest energy challenges in the emerging countries through clean energy solutions. The company’s expertise lie in successful commercialization of innovative, smart, efficient and clean technologies. Panitek is the ideal partner, if you are looking to take clean technology solutions and implement them in emerging markets.

The company sources proven technologies from small and medium size innovation houses, typically with a market-cap below $500million, from the European and American regions, and implement them in the emerging/developing countries.

About Us

There is also a huge gap in emerging countries when it comes to the use of new and innovative clean energy solutions which Panitek, can help bridge. Panitek is proud of is its global network and reach. We partner with government bodies, large institutions and help them implement the latest in clean technology for a sustainable future.

Panitek helps with investment and project development opportunities in clean, efficient and new-age energy solutions in the domain of electric mobility, renewable power, smart grid, energy storage space and more. So if you are someone who is interested in the clean, efficient and new-energy technology, Panitek is interested in you!

THE TEAM

Dr.Pankaj Agarwal

Dr.Pankaj Agarwal

CEO

Dr. Pankaj Agarwal is a cleantech expert, entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years’ experience in financing, business development and commercialization of new technologies in the renewable energy sector. His focus is on combining innovative business models with solar PV, wind energy, energy storage, smart grids and e-mobility to deliver Smart Energy.

He is the founder and CEO of Panitek Power AG, an investment firm, based in Liechtenstein, Switzerland and India and active in the field of cleantech, new materials and deployment of new and sustainable technologies worldwide.

In 2007 he co-founded and was the CEO of Indian Energy Limited, an India focused renewable energy IPP which listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM) in 2009 and was acquired by Infrastructure India PLC in 2011. He is advisor to several technology companies in Europe and North America.

Pankaj has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Florida, Gainesville, MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management and Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. Pankaj has published over 40 papers in International Journals has contributed to books and magazines and holds 1 patent.

Christoph Ospelt

Christoph Ospelt

BOARD MEMBER

Christoph Ospelt is the founder and CEO of Lenum AG in Liechtenstein. He is also co-owner and managing director of the sister company EK Energiekonzepte in Zurich. The focus of Lenum and EK is on building sustainability, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energies.

After studying environmental sciences at ETH Zurich, Christoph Ospelt worked as a research assistant at the Laboratoire d'énergie solaire of the EPF Lausanne.

He then continued his education as a Master of Science in Building Technology at the MIT, where he also worked as a research assistant. His current research activity at the University of Liechtenstein, as well as his practical consulting work, deal with the issue of sustainable construction, its measurability, and, above all, how sustainability in the construction project can be implemented in practice.

Florian Kind

Florian Kind

VICE PRESIDENT-TECHNOLOGY

Florian joined Panitek in 2018 as a project manager. He is a technical expert in the area of energy and electrical engineering with focus on sustainable technologies. He has many years’ experience in project and process management, particularly in high-tech SMEs.

Prior to joining Panitek, Florian worked at a Swiss engineering company where his focus was on providing efficient products for fuel cells, heat pumps and process industries. Before that he was a hardware development engineer and project manager at BRUSA, a leading Swiss design and development services company, in electric mobility. At BRUSA, Florian worked on innovative charging and energy conversion solutions for several years.

He started his career as a development engineer at ABB, a leading industrial technology company. Florian obtained a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich where he also worked as a research assistant in the laboratory of power electronic systems.

Anjan K. Merkap

Anjan K. Merkap

MANAGER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT-INDIA

Anjan Kumar Merkap is an Instrumentation and Control Engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal and Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Finance from Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur. In a short span of time, he has gained vast experience working across Industrial Automation and Financial Services. He joins Panitek as Manager - Business Development for Indian Operations.

Anjan has a strong technical background in energy and automation solutions being involved with Schneider Electric, Yokogawa India Limited and Aditya Birla Group in the past. He has also worked with CRISIL as analyst, supporting S&P Global Ratings with cash flow modelling, analysis and rating outcomes of structured debt instruments.

Arjun Arya

Arjun Arya

Lead Engineer New Technologies - India

Arjun Arya is a mechanical engineer from BITS Pilani and has a Master of Science degree from Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in Energy Management and Sustainability. Through his studies and projects, he has developed strong interests in the field of renewable energy along with sustainable waste management and water technologies. He joins Panitek as Lead Engineer in new technologies, with his key role in techno-economic studies of innovative clean techs and further assessment of the scope of these technologies in the Indian context.

He has also co-founded an Indian NGO called Environmentalist Foundation of India working on lake restoration. Arjun has also worked with national projects in the field of biogas for Switzerland and waste to energy in UAE.