Intelligent, innovative, cross-sector – The smarter E Europe is an innovation hub that shines a spotlight on the central issues of the new energy world, with a particular focus on the topics of solar power, storage, energy management and clean mobility. The current cross-sector development of the industry led to the creation of The smarter E AWARD in 2018. This innovation prize is awarded to pioneers who are always thinking a step ahead and are already shaping the energy supply of the future. The smarter E AWARD honors noteworthy achievements and innovations in the categories Outstanding Projects and Smart Renewable Energy. Two other prizes are given for pioneering technologies and promising solutions from the solar and energy storage industries – the Intersolar AWARD, which was introduced over a decade ago and has become an indicator of the innovative strength of the solar industry, and the renowned ees AWARD.
Prize-worthy projects, innovative solutions and outstanding concepts are at the heart of the Intersolar AWARD and The smarter E AWARD. The Intersolar AWARD is an indicator of the solar industry’s innovative power. For more than 11 years, it has been shining the spotlight on the most notable technical developments and the most forward-looking solar energy companies worldwide. In 2021, the coveted award will once again pay tribute to the most innovative ideas and technologies in the photovoltaics sector and make them visible to a large audience.
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The energy storage industry is one of the keys to the success of the energy transition – and its importance continues to grow. This is because batteries and energy storage systems facilitate a flexible power supply from renewable sources. Thanks to digitalization, they make intelligent networks and distribution possible, thereby ensuring that consumers have a reliable energy supply. Since 2014, the ees AWARD has paid tribute to groundbreaking products and solutions for stationary and mobile electrical energy storage systems. The AWARD Ceremony is attended by high-caliber dignitaries and brings together exhibitors, representatives and decision-makers from the international energy storage industry, as well as the trade press representatives from both home and abroad.
In order to guarantee the visibility promised and to honor the industry’s innovations on an international stage in spite of the current situation brought about by the coronavirus, the AWARD Ceremony for the ees AWARD will be held online on June 30, 2020.
The best utility companies across Germany, Austria and Switzerland are honored at the annual award ceremony for “utilities within the energy transition” held as part of The smarter E, the leading platform for the energy world. The five best utility companies in Germany, as well as the three best in Austria and Switzerland, are chosen in each of the five categories Electricity, Heating, Mobility, Energy Efficiency and Energy Transition. The focus is on the role that all 1,800 companies play in the energy transition and their importance. The award ceremony is organized by the German CleanTech Institute (DCTI), EuPD Research, and The smarter E Europe, under the patronage of Dr. Simone Peter (German Renewable Energy Federation) and Katja Diehl (She Drives Mobility). All exhibition visitors are welcome to attend the Energy Transition Award ceremony.
Solar experts from all over the continent meet at The Smarter E in Munich to discover the latest innovations in solar power. photovoltaik the leading B2B medium, pv Europe the English website and The Smarter E Europe offer guided tours to fair visitors, especially system planners, skilled tradesmen, architects and engineers. The guided tours aim to the outstanding innovations for the solar energy transition offered by the exhibiting companies. The number of participants is limited. Participation is free of charge. The pv Guided Tours, which are topic-based, take place every day of The smarter E Europe in German and additionally in English on Wednesday and Thursday.
The groups will be guided by a competent editor. All tour groups will be welcomed at the participating companies’ booths by experienced engineers or product managers who will explain their innovations. Participant questions will be answered in detail. Every guided tour lasts around two hours. Participants need to register in advance. The registration includes a free daily ticket for The smarter E Europe. Participants will be provided with headsets.