Dr. Dieter Hornbachner, Managing Director
Born 1964 in Steyr / Upper Austria.
Studies in Electrical Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology and in Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
Research assistant at the Institute of Communications and Radio-Frequency Engineering of Vienna University of Technology; research projects for the European Space Agency (ESA) in the area of line-of-sight radio paths with laser beams between two satellites.
Advicer on energy and transport policy; assistant of Prof. Alexander Van der Bellen; Group of the Greens/Austrian Parliament.
As energy and technology expert, consultant for industrial companies, governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Founder of Hornbachner Energy Innovation (hei) in 2001.
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Global warming and scarce resources necessitate an eco-social reorientation and a phase-out of fossil energy sources and risk technologies. Our vision is an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable energy supply.
With our work, we would like to contribute to the introduction of renewable energies and the increase of energy efficiency.
We are striving to accomplish this through the development of innovative technologies and products. In doing so, we are endeavouring to create new areas of application for renewable energies while lowering costs to make them competitive.
Scope of Business
Environmentally-friendly energy technologies
hei operates in the area of environmentally-friendly, climate-protecting and resource-saving energy technologies.
Development and manufacturing
hei develops new energy technologies and specific product applications. We produce our products independently or in cooperation with our project partners.
hei is currently active in the following business areas: Innovative photovoltaic product applications (e.g. lights, facades) Photovoltaic technologies Development of de-centralised energy systems
3 good reasons (amongst others) to join HEI:
- Creativity: Our lighting technology is recognized as a global game changer.
- Technological leadership: Spread a new idea that makes the world a better, greener place.
- Coffee: It's complimentary, organic, fair trade, awesome and it comes with a very special ingredient: cool colleagues.
No matter whether you are at the beginning of your professional career or already have many years of work experience: HEI is always seeking creative individuals who draw their motivation from the passion for the task.