GIGA Storage opens office in Belgium and appoints Joeri Siborgs as General Manager for GIGA Storage Belgium
Today, 12 January 2023, GIGA Storage announces the opening of GIGA Storage Belgium BV and appoints Joeri Siborgs as General Manager. With this expansion, GIGA Storage will extend their focus on large-scale energy storage in the Benelux.
With the establishment of GIGA Storage Belgium, the GIGA Storage Group shows concrete evidence of their international ambitions. The electricity grids and markets of the Benelux region are pioneers of the energy transition and the choice for Belgium was therefore easy to make.
“With Joeri Siborgs, the GIGA Storage Group opts for the expertise of the Belgian system with strong local anchoring. Joeri is a very experienced and esteemed new colleague. We already have a pipeline of opportunities in Belgium and expect to be able to take the first concrete steps in 2023 to realise large-scale energy storage in Belgium,” says Ruud Nijs, CEO of GIGA Storage.
“I am honoured and excited to tap into this new market for the GIGA Storage Group. The energy transition is my obsession and I strongly believe in the added value of large-scale energy storage to achieve 100% renewable energy. In GIGA Storage I see a team with vision, drive and the capacity to deliver. I look forward to making GIGA Storage Belgium a success for all involved.” says Joeri Siborgs, General Manager of GIGA Storage Belgium.
About Joeri Siborgs
Joeri Siborgs has held a number of management positions, most recently as Head of Business Development and Deputy CEO at re.alto Energy BV. Before that, he was active in the Elia Group since 2013 and has held various positions in corporate strategy, innovation and maintenance. Joeri holds an MSc in Energy Engineering & Innovation from KU Leuven in Belgium and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
About GIGA Storage
GIGA Storage is a developer, investor, and operator of large-scale energy storage projects in Europe. Our mission is to fasten the shut-down of fossil-fueled power plants by realizing large-scale energy storage systems and by smartly operating these systems with our IT-platform. On top of that GIGA Storage contributes to connecting more sustainable energy projects to the grid, thus a more efficient use of that electricity grid. GIGA Storage is founded in 2018 and market leader in the Netherlands