Kohler Power Group acquiring Heila Technologies to expand DER focus

January 4, 2022

Chris Crowell

Another big name in engines and power generation is growing its renewable energy focus. Kohler Co. is acquiring Heila Technologies, which will become part of Kohler’s Power Group. Heila Technologies will operate as a standalone entity within the Kohler Power Group with Francisco Morocz, General Manager, reporting directly to Brian Melka, Group President – Power. Terms of the agreement are not disclosed.

“Heila Technologies is an ideal fit for Kohler as its hardware and software solutions can be integrated with our residential and industrial generators, energy storage systems, and Clarke Energy’s renewable energy services as we continue to expand and diversify our portfolio,” said Melka. “With this acquisition, we are leveraging our history of trusted expertise in power resiliency with newer clean energy technologies. Resilient energy control through DERs is a crucial part of the development of the energy sector’s infrastructure needs of the future.”

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