In 2013, Hillig founded THEnergy, a specialised consultancy that focuses on renewable energy microgrids and remote hybrid power plants for applications such as mining, tourism, telecommunication, agriculture, or rural electrification. He holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from Technische Universität Berlin and has written several publications on energy related subjects.
Due diligences, market intelligence, and market entry support are the main advisory services. THEnergy combines Hillig’s previous experiences working at Alstom Power in conventional energy generation and at Innotech Solar. At the beginning of his career, Hillig consulted leading companies from the transport, telecommunication, and construction sectors