Dirk Kaisers is distributed energy management segment leader for the Electrical Sector of Eaton, responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Dirk has more than 14 years of experience in the field of renewable energy and energy storage. This includes roles with Schott Solar, Exide Technologies and Skeleton Technologies. With his many years of industry experience, he has led several high-profile projects in Europe and Africa.
He was working in the industry when the first PV plants in Europe began commercial operations, when power purchase agreements were first introduced, and when microgrids began being deployed in Africa. For him, energy storage and renewable energy sources go hand in hand, as both will be part of a new, smart and sustainable energy infrastructure.
Dirk holds a master’s engineering degree in Energy Management from The University of Applied Sciences in Bingen, Germany.
Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.