The company is founded as ORGREB in Vetschau, Brandenburg, serving as East Germany’s “Institute for Power Plants” for many years.
Foundation of IfK
Foundation of VEAG
With the foundation of VEAG Vereinigte Energiewerke AG, the company becomes part of VEAG as IfK Ingenieurunternehmen für Kraftwerks-, Energie- und Umwelttechnik.
Foundation of the company division as a 100% subsidiary of VEAG under the name IfK GmbH.
Renaming of IfK GmbH to VEAG PowerConsult GmbH (VPC) with the corporate purpose of worldwide marketing of VEAG know-how from the core business.
Assumption of employees in the technical department and the main laboratory as well as in testing and metrology, alignment to engineering service and competence centre.
Acquisition by Vattenfall
VEAG was acquired by the Swedish energy group Vattenfall and VPC was integrated as its own engineering company. Since then, VPC has continued to expand its experience in the operation and maintenance of power plants and power generation facilities.
Name change to Vattenfall Europe PowerConsult GmbH
VEAG PowerConsult is rebranded Vattenfall Europe PowerConsult GmbH. The initials VPC remain the company’s name to this day.
Foundation of VPC East d.o.o.
VPC establishes a Serbian company, VPC East d.o.o. in Belgrade, henceforth responsible for planning and supervising the building of thermal plants in the Balkan region.
VPC is acquired by the palero Group and becomes independent in terms of both suppliers and operators, pledging itself exclusively to the needs of its clients.
Acquisition of Encotec Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd.
The internationalization of VPC’s activities has been advanced further. The company acquires 50% of Encotec Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd., an Indian company based in Delhi. Encotec’s portfolio comprises operational management of power plants, delivery of photovoltaic systems and trading of Chinese spare parts for power plants.
Foundation of Conwico GmbH
Another milestone in the history of VPC: Conwico GmbH (Construction with Competence) is founded in Vetschau in Brandenburg. Conwico provides turnkey project implementation in the form of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and EPCM (engineering, procurement and construction management).
Member of Dornier Group
VPC becomes an important member of the Dornier Group, enabling the company to deal with energy-related tasks in the key infrastructure sectors of mobility, aviation, water and real estate.