Press Releases
Press Release
EM-Power Europe: Flexible Consumers Take the Burden Off the Grid

May 15, 2024

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The smarter E AWARD 2024: Finalists Present Pioneering Solutions for a Renewable 24/7 Energy Supply

May 8, 2024

Press Release
Offsetting High Electricity Costs With Energy Efficiency – Energy Suppliers Support Households

February 28, 2024

Press Release
Rising Heat Pump Sales – Potential for Energy Suppliers to Contribute to the Heat Transition

December 20, 2023

Press Release
Call for Innovations in Energy and Mobility: Application Period for The smarter E AWARD Starts Now

November 30, 2023

Press Release
EM-Power Europe 2023 Showcased Innovative Solutions for the Energy System of the Future

June 26, 2023

Press Release
Integrated Exhibition Concept Catches on: The smarter E Europe was Bigger and More International than Ever

June 16, 2023

Press Release
The Gates Have Opened: The smarter E Europe 2023 is all About 24/7 Renewable Energy Supply

June 14, 2023

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EM-Power AWARD 2023: Winners And Their Outstanding Innovations Took Center Stage

June 13, 2023

News
The Smarter E Europe Sticks to Munich as an Exhibition Location

June 12, 2023

Press Release
EM-Power Europe: Start-ups are Driving our Future Energy System

June 07, 2023

Press Release
The Power Grid of the Future: EM-Power Europe 2023 Lines Up Extensive Accompanying Program Focusing on Smart Grids and Prosumers

May 23, 2023

Press Release
EM-Power AWARD 2023: Finalists give new Inspiration for the Energy Transition

May 11, 2023

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EM-Power Europe: Forecasting, Monitoring and AI – Swarm Intelligence for the Energy Transition

April 20, 2023

Press release
Solutions for Modernizing and Digitalizing Power Grids Presented by EM-Power Europe

March 2, 2023

Press Release
The smarter E Europe 2023: Start-Ups and Young Companies to the New Energy World Take Center Stage

January 19, 2023

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EM-Power Europe 2022 Showcased Solutions for the Power Grid of the Future – With Resounding Success

May 24, 2022

The smarter E Podcast
Dr. Korbinian Kramer, Coordinator for Solar Thermal Energy, Fraunhofer ISE
Shadowy Existence - How Solar Thermal Energy Is Helping to Shape the Energy Transition

The smarter E Podcast Episode 171 | Language: German

April 4, 2024

We talk about this with the symposium's technical director, Dr. Korbinian Kramer from Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg.

Silke Frank, Vice President of the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV).
Hydrogen: The Saviour of a Sustainable Energy Economy?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 168 | Language: German

March 7, 2024

We talk to Silke Frank, Vice President of the German Hydrogen Association (DWV) e.V., about green hydrogen and the strategies and barriers to implementation.

Silke Frank, Vice President of the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV).
Hydrogen: The Saviour of a Sustainable Energy Economy?

We talk to Silke Frank, Vice President of the German Hydrogen Association (DWV) e.V., about green hydrogen and the strategies and barriers to implementation.

Antonella Battaglini, CEO, Renewables Grid Initiative
But not on my Doorstep, Please! – The Energy Transition and its Social Acceptance

The smarter E Podcast Episode 167 | Language: English

February 22, 2024

We talk about the Energy Transition and its Social Acceptance in the latest episode with Antonella Battaglini, the CEO of the Renewables Grid Initiative-RGI.

Antonella Battaglini, CEO, Renewables Grid Initiative
But not on my Doorstep, Please! – The Energy Transition and its Social Acceptance

We talk about the Energy Transition and its Social Acceptance in the latest episode with Antonella Battaglini, the CEO of the Renewables Grid Initiative-RGI.

Christoph Strasser, CEO of MaxSolar
Solarpark Bundorf: Sector Coupling at Its Best

The smarter E Podcast Episode 164 | Language: English

February 1, 2024

We spoke to Christoph Strasser, CEO of MaxSolar GmbH, the company behind the project, to find out how sector coupling works.

Christoph Strasser, CEO of MaxSolar
Solarpark Bundorf: Sector Coupling at Its Best

We spoke to Christoph Strasser, CEO of MaxSolar GmbH, the company behind the project, to find out how sector coupling works.

Rolf Disch, solar architect, realized in 1994 the world's first plus-energy house
Plus-Energy House – A House That Generates More Energy Than It Consumes

The smarter E Podcast Episde 163 | Language: German

January 25, 2024

We speak with Rolf Disch about plus-energy-houses and how they can contribute to climate protection and avoiding housing shortage and energy price crisis.

Rolf Disch, solar architect, realized in 1994 the world's first plus-energy house
Plus-Energy House – A House That Generates More Energy Than It Consumes

We speak with Rolf Disch about plus-energy-houses and how they can contribute to climate protection and avoiding housing shortage and energy price crisis.

Jan Lozek, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Future Energy Ventures
Startup Deep Dive: How They Can Be a Driver of the Energy Transition

The smarter E Podcast Episode 162 | Language: English

January 18, 2024

We speak with Jan Lozek about the role of start-ups for a decentralised energy supply with renewable energies.

Jan Lozek, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Future Energy Ventures
Startup Deep Dive: How They Can Be a Driver of the Energy Transition

We speak with Jan Lozek about the role of start-ups for a decentralised energy supply with renewable energies.

Prof. Dr. Jochen Kreusel, Dr. Philipp Strauß
How Do We Design the Electricity Grids of the Future? Challenges and Solutions

The smarter E Podcast Episode 158 | Language: German

November 30, 2023

We speak with Prof. Dr. Jochen Kreusel and Dr. Philipp Strauß about the challenges and solutions for the electricity grid through renewable energies.

Prof. Dr. Jochen Kreusel, Dr. Philipp Strauß
How Do We Design the Electricity Grids of the Future? Challenges and Solutions

We speak with Prof. Dr. Jochen Kreusel and Dr. Philipp Strauß about the challenges and solutions for the electricity grid through renewable energies.

Ivan-Asen Ivanov, Energy & Climate Policy Officer at Eurelectric
Smart Buildings: The Future of Energy Efficiency & Climate Action

The smarter E Podcast Episode 156 | Language: English

November 9, 2023

We talk with Ivan-Asen Ivanov about how buildings can contribute to a successful energy transition.

Ivan-Asen Ivanov, Energy & Climate Policy Officer at Eurelectric
Smart Buildings: The Future of Energy Efficiency & Climate Action

We talk with Ivan-Asen Ivanov about how buildings can contribute to a successful energy transition.

Bruce Douglas, CEO of the Global Renewables Alliance
Double Down, Triple Up – The World Needs 3xRenewables

The smarter E Podcast Episode 154 | Language: English

October 19, 2023

We speak with Bruce Douglas about global companies calling for the goal of tripling renewable energy capacity

Bruce Douglas, CEO of the Global Renewables Alliance
Double Down, Triple Up – The World Needs 3xRenewables

We speak with Bruce Douglas about global companies calling for the goal of tripling renewable energy capacity

Rober Busch, Managing Director of the German Renewable Energy Federation (bne)
Ghost Electricity - What Can Be Done?

The smarter E Podcast Episode153 | Language: German

October 12, 2023

Robert Busch explains what can be done to make "ghost electricity" usable

Rober Busch, Managing Director of the German Renewable Energy Federation (bne)
Ghost Electricity - What Can Be Done?

Robert Busch explains what can be done to make "ghost electricity" usable

Amélie Wippern is group manager for photovoltaics and electric mobility at Stadtwerke Energie GmbH
How Municipal Utilities Are Driving the Mobility Revolution

The smarter E Podcast Episode 152 | Language: German

October 5, 2023

How can utilities influence large-scale deployment of e-mobility? And what does a municipal approach to electric mobility look like?

Amélie Wippern is group manager for photovoltaics and electric mobility at Stadtwerke Energie GmbH
How Municipal Utilities Are Driving the Mobility Revolution

How can utilities influence large-scale deployment of e-mobility? And what does a municipal approach to electric mobility look like?

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO
CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO
CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Marco Osterlein, Business Development Executive, adesso
No Energy Transition without the Cloud

The smarter E Podcast Episode 148 | Language: German

August 31, 2023

Marco Oesterlein, IoT expert and business developer, explains, why there can be no energy transition without the cloud.

Marco Osterlein, Business Development Executive, adesso
No Energy Transition without the Cloud

Marco Oesterlein, IoT expert and business developer, explains, why there can be no energy transition without the cloud.

Seb Henbest
State of the Energy Transition

The smarter E Podcast Episode 141 | Language: English

July 13, 2023

Where are we in the energy transition? We talk about this with Seb Henbest, Group Head of Climate Transition at HSBC.

Seb Henbest
State of the Energy Transition

Where are we in the energy transition? We talk about this with Seb Henbest, Group Head of Climate Transition at HSBC.

George Hilton and Pierre-Jean Alet
Innovations, Trends & More – How Energy Storage and Smart Grids Are Revolutionizing the Energy Transition

The smarter E Podcast Episode 139 | Language: English

June 29, 2023

George Hilton and Pierre-Jean Alet

George Hilton and Pierre-Jean Alet
Innovations, Trends & More – How Energy Storage and Smart Grids Are Revolutionizing the Energy Transition

George Hilton and Pierre-Jean Alet

Dr. Stefan Perras, Thomas Gereke
How Close Are We to V2G Becoming a Daily Reality?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 134 | Language: English

May 18, 2023

Dr. Stefan Perras & Thomas Gereke of Siemens.

Dr. Stefan Perras, Thomas Gereke
How Close Are We to V2G Becoming a Daily Reality?

Dr. Stefan Perras & Thomas Gereke of Siemens.

Peter Vermaat
Digitizing the Energy System with Digital Twins and Smart Grid Indicators

The smarter E Podcast Episode 133 | Language: English

May 11, 2023

Peter Vermaat, Secretary General EU DSO Entity

Peter Vermaat
Digitizing the Energy System with Digital Twins and Smart Grid Indicators

Peter Vermaat, Secretary General EU DSO Entity

Christian Fink
Heat Pumps, Solar Thermal and More – How Do We Master the Heat Transition?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 129 | Language: German

March 30, 2023

Christian Fink, Managing Director of the AEE - Institute for Sustainable Technologies in Austria.

Christian Fink
Heat Pumps, Solar Thermal and More – How Do We Master the Heat Transition?

Christian Fink, Managing Director of the AEE - Institute for Sustainable Technologies in Austria.

Maarten Hoeve
Don't Let the Lights Go out – What About the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 127 | Language: English

March 09, 2023

Maarten Hoeve, Director Technology, European Network for Cybersecurity (ENCS)

Maarten Hoeve
Don't Let the Lights Go out – What About the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure?

Maarten Hoeve, Director Technology, European Network for Cybersecurity (ENCS)

Timo Kern
The Car as Home Storage – What Is the Added Value for Users?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 124 | Language: German

February 02, 2023

Timo Kern, Head of Energy System and Markets at the Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE) in Munich

Timo Kern
The Car as Home Storage – What Is the Added Value for Users?

Timo Kern, Head of Energy System and Markets at the Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE) in Munich

Ditlev Engel
Energy Transition Outlook – How Can We Achieve the Climate Targets?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 122 | Language: English

January 19, 2023

Ditlev Engel, CEO Energy Systems at DNV

Ditlev Engel
Energy Transition Outlook – How Can We Achieve the Climate Targets?

Ditlev Engel, CEO Energy Systems at DNV

Rainer Stock
Working at the Base – and at the Limit: How Municipal Utilities Are Implementing the Energy Transition Locally

The smarter E Podcast Episode 121 | Language: English

January 12, 2023

Rainer Stock, VKU e.V.

Rainer Stock
Working at the Base – and at the Limit: How Municipal Utilities Are Implementing the Energy Transition Locally

Rainer Stock, VKU e.V.

Egbert Tippelt
A Heart for the Power Grid - How Heat Pumps Provide Balance in the Energy System

The smarter E Podcast Episode 119 | Language: German

December 22, 2022

Egbert Tippelt, Product Manager Heat Pumps, Viessmann

Egbert Tippelt
A Heart for the Power Grid - How Heat Pumps Provide Balance in the Energy System

Egbert Tippelt, Product Manager Heat Pumps, Viessmann

Julian Jansen
Hard Shell, Smart Core: Why Inner Values Count in Industrial Energy Storage Systems

The smarter E Podcast Episode 115 | Language: English

November 17, 2022

Julian Jansen, Director of Growth and Market Development (EMEA) at Fluence.

Julian Jansen
Hard Shell, Smart Core: Why Inner Values Count in Industrial Energy Storage Systems

Julian Jansen, Director of Growth and Market Development (EMEA) at Fluence.

Carmen Gimeno
European Distribution Systems – Ready for Smart Grids?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 113 | Language: English

November 03, 2022

Interview with Carmen Gimeno, Secretary General of GEODE

Carmen Gimeno
European Distribution Systems – Ready for Smart Grids?

Interview with Carmen Gimeno, Secretary General of GEODE

Aleksandra Radwanska, Leonard Hirsch
Virtual Power Plants – The Power of Many

The smarter E Podcast Episode 110 | Language: German

October 06, 2022

Interview with Aleksandra Radwanska und Leonard Hirsch from Next Kraftwerke

Aleksandra Radwanska, Leonard Hirsch
Virtual Power Plants – The Power of Many

Interview with Aleksandra Radwanska und Leonard Hirsch from Next Kraftwerke

Expert Interviews
Expert Interview
"Power electronics is the key technology that connects everything."

April 26, 2024

Interview with Dr. Sönke Rogalla, Fraunhofer ISE, about the exciting trends in the area of power converters.

Expert Interview
“We are driving sector coupling in buildings”

April 25, 2024

Interview with KNX Association CEO Heinz Lux about KNX and smart homes

Expert Interview
“The use of renewable energy is a strategic move for ensuring corporate sustainability”

April 24, 2024

Interview with Gonzalo de la Viña, Trina Solar, about Sustainable companies

Expert Interview
“We want to digitalize the entire electricity market”

March 18, 2024

Start-up interview with Michael Seeholzer, Virtual Global Trading

Expert Interview
New requirements: Interview on the opportunities and obstacles of the GHG quota

March 18, 2024

Electromobility expert Matthias Kerner explains in an interview where there are still huge obstacles, especially when it comes to implementing the new greenhouse gas quota (GHG quota) - and what opportunities exist despite all this.

Expertinterview
“Grid Operators Are Running Out of Time”

March 05, 2024

Interview with Sebastian Oremek, E.ON One, on the digitalization of low-voltage grids

Expert Interview
PPA Market: "It’s a bit of a gamble"

February 28, 2024

Thomas Hillig from THEnergy on current developments in the PPA market.

Expert Interview
“We need more intelligent metering systems”

January 22, 2024

Josephine Steppat from Energy Brainpool on the problem of oversupply of solar power and how the price drop can be mitigated through flexibilization.

Expert Interview
Honest Discussions, Senior Level, No Audience – That is the Utility Knowledge Exchange

January 15, 2024

The EM-Power Europe Utility Knowledge Exchange sessions are senior level boardroom style discussion sessions exclusively organized for utilities.

Expert Interview
Charging Infrastructure: "The real estate industry is currently only doing what is required by law"

December 8, 2023

Interview with Ralph Müller-Eberstein from ebee smart technologies about the role of charging infrastructure in the real estate industry.

Expert Interview
Start-ups: “The opportunities are huge”

December 06, 2023

Felix Krause, Managing Partner of Vireo Ventures on the role of start-ups in creating a future-oriented energy world

Expert Interview
“The Sexiness of User Experience Is Critical to the Success of the Energy Transition”

October 19, 2023

Interview with IoT expert Marco Oesterlein on the problems and solutions of digitalization.

Expert Interview
"We Need to Accelerate Electrification"

October 17, 2023

José Donoso of UNEF interviewed on grid expansion and curtailments in Spain

Start-up Interview
Simple and Efficient Energy Sharing

September 22, 2023

Interview
„As Simple As Car Sharing“

September 18, 2023

Interview with bne’s David Krehan on promoting prosumption and energy sharing in Germany

Expert Interview
How a Digital Twin Can Help Developing the European Power Grid

August 14, 2023

Interview with Peter Vermaat, EU DSO Entity, on developing the European power grid.

Start-up-Interview
Bringing Demand-Side Flexibility Into the Market

13 Juli 2023

Start-up Interview with Stefano Melchior, BeChained, about generating income from energy flexibility

Expert Interview
“We Need To Reach Even More People”

June 2, 2023

How can citizen participation in the energy transition be increased and what role does the Solarenergie-Förderverein Geramny play in this?

Start-up Interview
Start-up Presents PPA Analysis Tool

June 2, 2023

Start-up Synertics explains PPA analysis tool and highlights PPA market in Europe.

Expert Interview
Distributed Energy Resources & Consumer Empowering

June 1, 2023

Expert Interview
A Holistic View of the Energy Transition

May 23, 2023

Interview with Christian Schorn, Director of Asset Operations, TransnetBW GmbH, about the EM-Power Europe Conference.

Expert Interview
Interview with Katarzyna Rezza Vega

Interview with Katarzyna Rezza Vega, Head of Women Energize Women

Start-up Interview
“Solar Power Will Lower Gas Consumption During the Summer”

April 25, 2023

Start-up interview with Knut Hechtfischer, CEO at decarbon1ze, on using excess renewable power for heating

Expert Interview
"We Automate Grid Expansion Using Robotic Process Automation"

April 21, 2023

René Lenzin, BKW AG, explains how the Swiss utility is driving the digitalization of the power grid.

Expert Interview
“Making the Distribution Grid Future-Proof”

March 13, 2023

Interview with Andreas Neuhauser, Head of Communications at illwerke vkw on e-mobility and grid development

Expert Interview
“We need to prioritize decentralized generation for grid access”

March 13, 2023

Interview with Maria Colom Cifuentes, Head of Decentralized PV at ENGIE Spain

Expert Interview
Smart Charging and Cybersecurity in the Mobility Transition

February 23, 2023

Baerte de Brey speaks about opportunities and risks for grid operators & consumers through smart charging and cybersecurity

Expert Interview
“Requirement are becoming more complex”

February 13, 2023

Erik Höhne reports on how Mark-E is mastering the challenges of the energy transition - for example by leasing the business operations of two municipal utilities.

Expert Interview
"This Could Happen Much Faster"

January 17, 2023

In this interview, consultant and industry expert Hans Urban provides an insight into the German electricity and storage market.

Expert Interview
The Grid Stability Dream Team: PV and BESS

November 24, 2022

Interview with Jaideep Sandhu, CTO at ENGIE, about the joint potential of PV and BESS.

Industry News
Start-up Interview
“Our integrated solution is quite unique”

April 24, 2024

Industry News
Smart Combination: PV, Storage Systems, E-Mobility and Heat Pumps
Expert Interview
“We want to digitalize the entire electricity market”

March 18, 2024

Start-up interview with Michael Seeholzer, Virtual Global Trading

Industry News
Flexibility: Who Supplies What?

March 1, 2024

Industry News
Flexibility: What Signals Do We Need?

February 26, 2024

Start-up Interview
“We Give Our Customers More Freedom”

February 21, 2024

Start-up interview with Wilhelm Appler, clever-PV

Industry News
Soon There Will Be Business Models for Robust Grids

February 21, 2024

Industry News
Distribution Grids Take Control

February 1, 2024

Industry News
Smart Connection of Heat Pumps to the Power Grid

January 9, 2024

Expert Interview
Start-ups: “The opportunities are huge”

December 06, 2023

Felix Krause, Managing Partner of Vireo Ventures on the role of start-ups in creating a future-oriented energy world

Industry News
Doubling of Investments and System Flexibility by 2030

December 5, 2023

Start-up Story
A Pacemaker for Routers

December 4, 2023

Industry News
"Transformation Atlas" shows the impact of electromobility on electricity grids

November 28, 2023

Start-up Interview
Simple and Efficient Energy Sharing

September 22, 2023

News
Just Get Involved

July 21, 2023

Important Notice
Two Major Events, One City – Book Your Hotel in Good Time!

July 13, 2023

Start-up-Interview
Bringing Demand-Side Flexibility Into the Market

13 Juli 2023

Start-up Interview with Stefano Melchior, BeChained, about generating income from energy flexibility

News
The smarter E Digital: Access Smart Energy Insights — Anytime, Anywhere!

June 12, 2023

News
The Smarter E Europe Sticks to Munich as an Exhibition Location

June 12, 2023

Start-up Interview
Start-up Presents PPA Analysis Tool

June 2, 2023

Start-up Synertics explains PPA analysis tool and highlights PPA market in Europe.

Start-up Story
Energy Management – All-inclusive rather than Bed and Breakfast

May 31, 2023

Industry News
Green Electricity Between Heaven and Earth

May 31, 2023

Industry News
Tailwinds for the Transformation of Municipal Utilities

May 24, 2023

Industry News
Unearthing the Power Grid’s Treasure

May 22, 2023

Industry News
Sunny Outlooks for a Turbulent Expansion

May 19, 2023

Industry News
PV, Storage, E-Mobility: Great Opportunities for the Electrical Trade

May 15, 2023

Start-up Interview
“Solar Power Will Lower Gas Consumption During the Summer”

April 25, 2023

Start-up interview with Knut Hechtfischer, CEO at decarbon1ze, on using excess renewable power for heating

Industry News
E-Mobility Deployment and Impact on European Transmission and Distribution Grids

April 17, 2023

Insights
Know what to Expect – Accurate Yield and Consumption Forecasts with AI

April 06, 2023

Industry News
E-Mobility Provides Immense Opportunity for Installers

March 22, 2023

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