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The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up story: turning waste heat into profit

Industry generates a lot of exhaust heat that often goes to waste. For temperatures below 200°C, there were previously no cost-effective ways of making use of this heat. The start-up Poligy has developed a heat engine which takes advantage of the fact that Bipolymers – like bimetals – deform when…

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charging station

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Using heat and power cogeneration for e-mobility

Since the beginning of the year, the SenerTec Kraft-Wärme-Energiesysteme GmbH is relying on the expertise of The Mobility House. The technology company provides advice on entering the field of electromobility and equips the cogeneration manufacturer and its sales centres throughout Germany with…

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battery storage facility

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

20 MW of power for stabilising the Swiss transmission grid

Alpiq will manage the largest, most powerful battery in Switzerland on behalf of MW Storage AG and offer its capacity on the ancillary services market to stabilise the transmission grid. The 20-MW battery storage facility will go into operation in the third quarter of 2020 in Brunnen in the Canton…

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PV system

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Keeping temperature low with the sun

Vereinigte Eisfabriken Wien (Vienna United Ice Factories) have put one of the largest urban PV installations into operation. The system is expected to generate 2 MWh of electricity a year – enough to produce 2 million ice cubes or power 10,000 modern refrigerators.

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EM-Power Europe – Expert Interviews

The commitment to ensuring carbon neutrality should be seen as an ongoing process

Seven questions on carbon neutrality certification for Dr. Alice Beining of the technical inspection body TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH.

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Energy-optimized production

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Best practice case study: Change starts in the mind

Energy-intensive companies have a particularly hard time reducing their carbon emissions. The Adolf Föhl Group, a manufacturer of zinc die cast components, is ahead of its time with fully carbon-neutral production in Germany. This best practice case study illustrates the long path that took it…

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The smarter E Europe – Press Release

International innovation prizes for the new energy world – deadline for submissions extended until April 30

April 23, 2020: Although The smarter E Europe 2020 has been canceled and The smarter E South America 2020 postponed, we still want to take the time to recognize market leaders, SMEs, start-ups and project owners for their pioneering solutions and projects with the most important innovation prizes in…

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Maximilians Quartier

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

An intelligent combination of energy supply and mobility

In a newly developed Berlin neighborhood with around 970 condos and apartments, GASAG Solution Plus is implementing a concept that includes both climate-friendly energy and e-mobility. To implement the latter, GASAG has brought on board Ubitricity – a supplier of e-charging solutions – and car…

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Audi Brand Experience Center

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Audi demonstrates sustainability in Glas, steel and conrete

By 2025, Audi intends to make all production locations worldwide CO2-neutral and to achive CO2-neutrality company-wide by no later than 2050. A showcase for this intention is the new Audi Brand Experience Center at Munich airport with its state-of-the-art energy and building technology.

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EM-Power Europe – Expert Interviews

The industrial sector recognizes the importance of carbon neutrality

Seven questions on companies’ carbon footprints for Professor Alexander Sauer, Executive Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP) at the University of Stuttgart

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The smarter E Europe – Press Release

The smarter E Europe is canceled

March 31, 2020 – The smarter E Europe and its four energy exhibitions Intersolar Europe, Power2Drive Europe, ees Europe and EM-Power will not take place this year. On account of the increasing spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) worldwide and in response to recommendations from the German federal…

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Intersolar South America – Press Release

The smarter E South America 2020 postponed to November 16-18, 2020

São Paulo, March 27, 2020: The smarter E South America 2020 is postponed to November 16–18, 2020 due to the effects of coronavirus/Covid-19.

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EM-Power Europe – Press Release

EM-Power 2020: Small wind turbines for the energy supply of the future

March 19, 2020 – Small-scale wind energy is still in the beginning phases in Germany. Yet interest in this technology is gaining traction in light of rising electricity prices and the sociopolitical direction we are heading in to invest more in renewable energies in the future. In order to be able…

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Danfoss targets CO2 neutrality

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Danfoss to decarbonize its business by 2030 at the latest

Danfoss has decided to become CO2 neutral in all of the company’s global operations at the latest by 2030. Now, additional activities are initiated to further reduce energy consumption and transition the remaining energy demand at all Danfoss operations towards renewable energy.

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EM-Power Europe – Expert Interviews

Everyone is responsible for emissions

March 10, 2020 - Gregory Endres: "Companies’ willingness to engage with climate conservation out of genuine motivation, rather than just as a marketing strategy, has changed drastically." Gregory Endres of Fokus Zunft, respond to nine questions on companies aiming to become carbon neutral.

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ees Global – Articles Created by Markus Vlastis | Managing Director and Partner NewCharge Energy , Rodolfo Castro | Analyst Greener

Behind-The-Meter Energy Storage in Brazil

Brazil has an extensive track record in renewable energy generation and has, more recently, attracted international attention by its rapidly growing solar sector. In 2019 2 GW of new PV capacity have been connected to the grid and for coming years the outlook continues to be bright.

Energy storage,…

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Local blockchain-based electricity market

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Field test of the first local electricity market successfully completed

For one year, 37 households in Walenstadt have sold solar power in a local blockchain-based electricity market. As expected, the system led to a substantial increase in self-consumption and self-generated supply. The 37 households covered 33% of their electricity demand with solar power produced in…

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EM-Power Europe – Press Release

EM-Power 2020: Smart Meters – Intelligent metering systems for carbon-neutral energy supply

February 27, 2020 – All systems go for smart meters: According to the market analysis published by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), all the requirements for the German Act on the Operation of Metering Points have been met. By 2032, a large portion of the power meters in…

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Schneider Electric electric vehicle

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Schneider Electric commits to 100% e-moblity by 2030

Schneider Electric (SE) has announced its membership with The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative to launch a Green Fleet policy. By 2030, SE will convert 14,000 company cars in over 50 countries to electric vehicles (EV). The corporation will also install EV charging infrastructure in its major…

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Dr. Ernesto Garnier, Einhundert Energie

The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up-interview: “Everything changed in 2019 and demand skyrocketed”

Einhundert Energie wants to help drive the energy transition with tenant power systems. The Cologne-based start-up plans, installs and operates PV systems, supplies the tenants on-site with electricity, and bills them for it. The company, which was founded in 2017, can even finance the solar…

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Woven City

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Toyota plans fully sustainable city with pv and fuel cells

Last month Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype city of the future at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. Called the Woven City, it will be a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Envisioned as a "living laboratory," the Woven City will serve as a home to full-time residents and…

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Park Allgäu Center Parcs

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Best practice case study: Tailoring heating to fit demand

The new Center Parcs in the southern German region of Allgäu is an excellent example of how to realize an economical and environmentally friendly energy supply in a modern holiday park. The resort’s many buildings are connected to a powerful multivalent system with customized technical equipment and…

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The smarter E Europe – Press Release

The smarter E Europe: Start-ups are driving the new energy world

February 6, 2020 – The smarter E Europe is the continent’s largest platform for the energy industry and the ideal place for start-ups to present their innovative products and solutions. There, they can forge contacts with established companies and investors, create business relationships with…

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Automotive fuel cell

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

Concerns strengthening the development of stationary fuel cells

Bosch has increased its stake in Ceres Power from 3.9 percent to circa 18 percent. Ceres Power is a leading player in the development of next-generation SOFC (solid oxide fuel cell) technology. Daimler is engaged in the development of stationary fuel cells for emergency power supply of…

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Intelligent energy management

EM-Power Europe – Industry News

AI makes neighborhood e-mobility profitable

The building and transportation sectors are still lagging behind when it comes to the energy transition. Start-up Ampeers Energy, housing company Vonovia, and several Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft research institutes now plan to demonstrate how a decentralized neighborhood energy supply can be profitably…

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