Columbus Energy History
April 14 2021
NEW FARM PROJECTS IN THE COMPANY'S WALLET
We are gradually increasing our share in the market of photovoltaic farms. The company concluded an agreement for the development of farm projects with a total capacity of 2,800 MW.
MARCH 23 2021
SUMMARY OF 2020
Columbus Energy ended the year 2020 with consolidated revenues of PLN 670 million and the EBITDA result of PLN 99 million, recording a record growth dynamics of these values.
march 4 2021
DAWID ZIELIŃSKI IS THE WINNER OF THE 18th EDITION OF THE EY ENTREPRENEURSHIP OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
President of the Management Board and founder of Columbus Energy - Dawid Zieliński was the laureate of the 18th edition of the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition in the New Technologies / Innovation category. The competition, organized by EY, is an international initiative promoting the best private entrepreneurs in the world.
january 28 2021
COLUMBUS STRENGTHENS COOPERATION WITH NEXITY
We have concluded a long-term contract for combined activities in the field of electromobility and distributed energy. We will create a joint offer of products and services for charging stations.
january 5 2021
WYEMITUJEMY KOLEJNĄ TRANSZĘ ZIELONYCH OBLIGACJI ZA 200 MLN ZŁ
The company announced a program of issuing new debt securities. According to the program assumptions, the bonds will be issued in one or more series. The nominal value of the first series will not be less than PLN 30 million, and the total value of all issued debt securities will not exceed PLN 200 million.
december 1 2020
EMISJA ZIELONYCH OBLIGACJI ZA 75 MLN ZŁ
A company from the Columbus group, New Energy Investments Sp. z o.o., issued Green Bonds. In the first tranche of the issue, Bank Ochrony Środowiska acquired A series bonds with a value of PLN 75 million.
november 25 2020
WE ENLARGE THE WALLET OF PHOTOVOLTAIC FARM
We have concluded agreements to take over other companies implementing farm projects with a total capacity of approx. 130 MWp. We also acquired shares in projects under construction with a capacity of nearly 24 MWp.
november 19 2020
MEMBERSHIP OF THE EUROPEAN CLEAN HYDROGEN ALLIANCE
Columbus joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, an organization established by the European Commission, which aims to ambitiously implement and develop renewable, low-emission hydrogen technologies related to the production and use of hydrogen in various sectors of the economy.
november 19 2020
A COMPANY FROM THE COLUMBUS ENERGY GROUP IN A NEW VERSION
A company from the Columbus Group, offering comprehensive photovoltaic solutions for business, previously known as GoBloo, is entering a new stage and is transforming into GoBiznes. The name change coincided with the introduction to the business offer of efficient MWT Half-Cut Perc solar panels from Sunport Power, with a unit capacity of 460 Wp.
november 13 2020
REPORT Q3 2020: WE Doubled Last Year's Revenues
In the last three quarters of 2020, we achieved PLN 468 million in consolidated operating revenues, which is more than twice as much as in the entire 2019. Consolidated EBITDA for 9 months of this year. amounted to PLN 69.3 million.
October 1 2020
WE INCREASE SHARE IN THE PHOTOVOLTAIC FARM MARKET
We dynamically develop solar farm projects. At the end of September this year. We have acquired 100% of shares in 11 companies implementing solar farm projects, with a total capacity of 21.7 MW and with the possibility of obtaining additional 2 MW, which will start in this year's auction.
september 7 2020
WYEMITUJEMY ZIELONE OBLIGACJE ZA 0,5 MLD ZŁ
Nowa Energia Inwestycje, 100% owned by the Columbus Energy Capital Group, will issue bonds with a nominal value of PLN 500 million. Bonds issued as part of a public offering, in one or more series. ISSUE BONDS BREEN PLN 0.5 BILLION
sptember 3 2020
WE WILL INVEST 10 MILLION EURO IN SAULE TECHNOLOGIES
We have concluded an investment agreement with Saule Technologies. As part of the cooperation, Columbus will invest EUR 10 million and take a 20% stake in Saule Technologies, and will also be a distributor of the company's products and licenses for the supply of such solutions on the market.
august 12 2020
WE ARE CLOSING HALF YEARS WITH AN EXCELLENT RESULT
In the second quarter of this year. we generated PLN 129 million of consolidated revenue and an EBITDA result of PLN 18 million. This is over 276% increase in revenues and over 414% increase in EBITDA compared to the same period in 2019.
august 3 2020
WE INTRODUCE A NEW OFFER FOR CUSTOMERS
We introduce GO packages GREEN, GO FREE and GO COMFORT, in which, in addition to installation of installations solar power, homeowners can mount a hybrid inverter with energy storage and a heat pump with a subsidy from PLN 14,100 under Clean Air program.
july 3 2020
COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH FARMY FOTOWOLTAIKI
We have concluded a cooperation agreement with Farmy Fotowoltaiki, wholly owned by Śląskie Kamienice S.A. As part of the contract, we will jointly implement projects for the construction and commissioning of photovoltaic farms.
june 9 2020
WE HAVE BEEN AWARDED WITH THE CODE "NOW POLAND"
We consistently strengthen leader position - The "Teraz Polska" emblem is another distinction of our quality and credibility on the market of domestic photovoltaic installations.
may 13 2020
WE PUBLISH THE REPORT FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2020
In summary, Q1 2020 with consolidated revenue of PLN 126 million and EBITDA of PLN 20 million - gross profit was over PLN 18 million.
march 21 2020
SUMMARY OF 2019
We published a report for 2019 with a consolidated revenue of PLN 210 million. Already over 14 thousand. satisfied families and entrepreneurs use our installations, which gives a total production of 86 MW of free energy from the sun.
february 21 2020
WE ENTER ELECTROMOBILITY AND INVEST IN NEXITY
The purpose of cooperation between Columbus Energy S.A. with Nexity is to create opportunities for the development and sale of systems creating infrastructure for charging electric cars and the broadly understood business that uses electromobility.
december 2 2019
NEW OFFER FOR 2020
Columbus Energy's offer for retail customers and companies for 2020 will include Longi Solar modules in HiMo4 technology and Sunport Power in MWT technology. The supplier of power components is Solis, which has the largest share of the inverter market in the UK and ranks second in popularity in the US market.
november 13 2019
SUMMARY Q3 2019
We publish a report for the third quarter of 2019 with consolidated revenue of PLN 110 million. This means an increase in revenues by 300% compared to the same period of the previous year.
october 11 2019
A NEW SIGNIFICANT INVESTOR IN THE COMPANY
We have signed an investment agreement with Mr. Piotr Kurczewski. The new investor obtained 20% of shares in the capital of the Company and contributeda financial contribution in the form of a loan and a commitment to cooperate in organizing financing for the construction of solar farms for the amount of over PLN 110 million.
august 13 2019
SUMMARY Q2 2019: INCREASE IN REVENUES Y / Y by 270%
According to the quarterly report, in the second quarter of 2019, our revenues amounted to PLN 57 million, i.e. 270% more than in the corresponding period of 2018.
August 6 2019
Columbus Energy S.A. concluded a key cooperation agreement for the development and implementation of solar farm projects with a total capacity of 355 MW, which may be sold in the future for PLN 1.3 billion.
CEO Dawid Zieliński emphasizes that "Columbus Energy will build MEGA watts as it builds kilowatts.".”
July 9 2019
COLUMBUS ENERGY WILL BUILD TWO FARMS WITH A CAPACITY OF 1 MW
Columbus Energy S.A. starts the construction of two photovoltaic farms with a capacity of 1 MW each by purchasing the company Eko Energia II Sp. z o.o. and Eko Energia-Fotowoltaika Domaniew II Sp. z o.o. for the construction of two solar farms with a capacity of up to 999 kWp in Adamowa Góra and Erminów in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.
JUNE 15 2019
NEW COLUMBUS ENERGY OFFER - STANDARD AND SMART
A new offer on the occasion of the company's 5th anniversary. The offer consists of the STANDARD and SMART variants. Columbus Energy focuses on comprehensive customer service, offers the lowest financing available on the market - APR of 4.5%, a 15-year Total Warranty for the entire installation and the fastest installation and notification to the power company within 5 days. The technological advantage is the FULL BLACK monocrystalline panels in the HALF CUT PERC Longi Solar technology with a unit power of 310 Wp.
May 25 2019
COLUMBUS ELITE S.A. WAS FOUNDED
Columbus Elite S.A. a joint venture was established within the Capital Group to support the sales network of Columbus Energy S.A.
MAY 13 2019
SUMMARY Q1 2019: INCREASE IN REVENUES BY 240% COMPARED TO Q1 2018
PLN 22.5 million of consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2019, over 4,900 customers and 74,370 installed photovoltaic panels. This happened with us in the first quarter of 2019.
March 12 2019
SMILE ENERGY S.A. WAS FOUNDED
Smile Energy S.A. the company was established as part of the Columbus Energy Capital Group, responsible for the implementation of photovoltaic farm projects.
MARCH 21 2019
SUMMARY OF 2018: PLN 62 MILLION REVENUE
We publish the Annual Report for 2018. Last year, the Company achieved over PLN 62 million in revenue.
March 12 2019
WE INCREASE THE POWER OF OFFERED PANELS TO 305 Wp
From March 2019, we are installing even stronger Full Black monocrystalline panels - now with a power of 305 Wp each, for new Columbus Energy customers.
FEBRUARY 20 2019
EMISSION OF E SERIES BONDS
We issue 7.555 E series emissions with total value 7.555.000 PLN as part of the third private issue of the Company's bonds
JANUARY 31 2019
FRAMEWORK COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH IMMERSA LIMITED
The document concerns a joint project of offering rental of photovoltaic installations for large companies and concerns. Columbus Energy is to provide installations, and Immersa is to secure their financing and share its experience on the Power Lease Agreement market.
DECEMBER 31 2018
4,200 PHOTOVOLTAIC MICOINSTALLATIONS
The installations installed by Columbus Energy supply electricity from sunshine to over 4,200 families and entrepreneurs all over Poland. Total already installed over 60 thousand photovoltaic panels
OCTOBER 1 2018
GOBLOO - COMPLETELY new offer for business
What counts in business is a quick return on investment. That is why we are introducing a special offer of high-quality, cheaper sets based on polycrystalline panels. The price of 1 kWp starts here from PLN 3900.
JULY 2 2018
TEST FOR A YEAR AND BIGGER POWER OF THE PANELS
We are revolutionizing the home photovoltaic market once again. Our customers can take advantage of the Test offer for a year from July 2018, if after a year it turns out that the installation is not working as it should, we will give them money and disassemble the installation at our expense. We are confident in our product! At the same time, we increase the power of the offered panels to 300 Wp in the standard offer.
WE INTRODUCE A FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION
As the first company on the Polish market, we offer photovoltaic installations with flexible financing. From now on, both the power of the installation and the financing period are adapted to the client's needs.
NOVEMBER 6 2017
We introduce Full Black monocrystalline panels
As the first company in Poland and a leader in the photovoltaic market, we introduce more efficient monocrystalline Full Black panels with a power of 290 Wp in the standard offer.
October 5 2017
EMISSION OF 4 535 D SERIES BONDS
We issue 4,535 series D bonds with a total value of PLN 4,335,000 as part of the second public issue of the Company's bonds under the name INVEST YOU BREATHE PROTECT
MAY 15 2017
The subsidiary Columbus Energy Finanse Sp. z o.o. starts cooperation with BOŚ S.A. and signs an agreement for brokerage and performance on behalf of and for the bank of actual activities related to banking activities related to the product "Eco Loans PV". This allows for the financing of photovoltaic installations in the subscription formula.
JUNE 21 2017
We are introducing a Total Warranty for photovoltaic installations
With the safety of our customers in mind, we introduce a paid option to extend the warranty for all elements of the photovoltaic installation, including assembly, up to 15 years.
MARCH 30 2017
The Management Board of the Company decides on the first public issue of corporate bonds under the name INVEST BREATHE PROTECT. We issue 4,335 series B bonds with a total value of PLN 4,335,000.
MARCH 6 2017
We sign a cooperation agreement with Nest Bank S.A.
We establish cooperation with Nest Bank S.A. and we sign a contract for financing customers who meet the conditions of the product offer. The agreement with the bank is concluded for an indefinite period and enables financing of up to PLN 10,000. installations per year.
MAY 30 2016
We are introducing Sun Subscriptions to the market
We offer our pioneering product Sun Subsctiptions, which in the near future will result in an increase in the sale of renewable energy micro-installations, regardless of legislative changes in the renewable energy and subsidies industry.
MAY 30 2016
We establish Columbus Energy Finanse Sp. z o.o.
May 30, 2016 we establish Columbus Energy Finanse Sp. z o.o. in order to implement the business development strategy. Our priority is the pioneering product "Subscription to the Sun" and the management of receivables for the implementation of new micro-installations in Poland. The company is registered in the National Court Register on July 1, 2016.
JANUARY 4 2016
WE ARE CREATED FROM THE DIVISION OF STI GROUP SP. Z O.O.
Columbus Capital S.A. and Columbus Energy S.A. with the consent of the Supervisory Boards, they are merged. Achievements of Columbus Energy S.A. are appreciated as unique and developmental, which is why the new company is named Columbus Energy S.A. The change is registered in the National Court Register on March 18, 2016. On the same day, Columbus Energy S.A. enters the NewConnect stock exchange.
April 7 2015
1000 mikroinstalacji fotowoltaicznych na kwotę ponad 50 mln zł
Columbus Energy S.A. (dawniej PIE) realizuje jeden z głównych celów strategicznych, tj. kontraktuje 1000 mikroinstalacji fotowoltaicznych na kwotę przekraczającą 50.000.000,00 zł.
July 9 2014
Columbus Energy rises! The decision to change is made by the General Meeting of PIE Polskie Innowacje Energetyczne S.A. On September 25, 2014. the company is registered in the National Court Register.
JUNE 4 2014
We buy shares in PIE Polskie Innowacje Energetyczne S.A.
The Management Board of the Company decides to purchase 400.00 series A shares of PIE Polskie Innowacje Energetyczne S.A. The nominal value of each share is PLN 0.10, which is 40% of PIE's share capital. Thanks to this, we gained three votes at the general meeting of PIE.
JANUARY 29 2014
Thanks to the decision of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company, we are named Columbus Capital S.A. and from Częstochowa we are moving our headquarters to Krakow. At the same time, we are changing the subject of the enterprise and starting activities in the field of: energy consulting, energy audits and sale of renewable energy sources, in particular photovoltaic installations and heat pumps. We register the changes in the National Court Register on March 28, 2014.
MAY 4 2011
As STI Group S.A. we debut on the NewConnect market
We increase the Company's share capital to PLN 16,002,400 by purchasing the Company's shares on February 10, 2012.
NOVEMBER 10 2010
The beginnings of Columbus Energy S.A. begin with the division of the company STI Group Sp z o.o. based in Częstochowa. Part of the capital is transferred to STI Group S.A. In both cases, STI stands for Systems Technologies Information.