Press Releases

Press Release

The smarter E Europe Restart 2021 – A Spectacular New Start for the Innovation Hub

October 11, 2021

Press release

Towards a better future: The best energy suppliers of the D-A-CH region honored with “Energiewende Award 2021”

October 8, 2021

Press Release

The smarter E Europe Restart 2021 – Green Light for the Energy Transition

October 6, 2021

Press release

Hydrogen Manifesto introduced at The smarter E Europe Restart 2021

October 6, 2021

Press release

Conventional electricity imports are the Achilles’ heel of the German energy transition

September 30, 2021

EUPD Research study findings show that about two thirds of private households are concerned about increasing electricity imports based on conventional energy sources. An analysis of German electricity imports in 2021 reveals a heterogeneous picture.

Press release

Using Renewable Energy Potentials for Increasing Electricity Demand

September 2, 2021

The latest EUPD Research analysis shows that the German electricity consumption in 2021 returned to a pre-crisis level such as in 2019. Because of the trajectory of the renewable energy expansion being too low, an electricity shortfall is expected in Germany from 2022 onwards.

Press Release

ees AWARD 2021: Awards for Innovative Batteries and Energy Storage Systems

July 21, 2021

Press release

The smarter E AWARD 2021: Winners Announced

July 21, 2021

Press release

Powerful pioneers for 30 years: Intersolar turns 30

July 15, 2021

Press Release

Local charging stations as prerequisite for electric cars

June 24, 2021

Press Release

The smarter E AWARD 2021: Finalists Present Pioneering Projects and Products for Energy Industry

June 10, 2021

Press Release

The smarter E Europe to be held as The smarter E Europe Restart 2021 in October

April 27, 2021

Press Release

Coronavirus Pandemic – a Catalyst for Sustainability

February 16, 2021

Press Release

Combined Heat and Powers as a Key Component of Sustainable Energy Supply

January 26, 2021

AWARD

Energy Game-Changers Wanted: Apply for the AWARDs

January 14, 2021

Press Release

Weather and Yield Forecast Support Smart Power Grids

November 03, 2020

Press Release

Energy Suppliers as Vital Link in Heat Transition

September 30, 2020

Press Release

The smarter E Europe 2021: 65 Percent of the Booth Space in 2020 Has Been Reconfirmed for Next Year

August 3, 2020

Press Release

The smarter E AWARD 2020: Pioneering Projects and Products

June 30, 2020

Press Release

ees AWARD 2020: Pioneering Solutions for the Storage Industry

June 30, 2020

Press Release

Intersolar AWARD 2020: Winners Announced

June 30, 2020

Press Release

EM-Power Europe to Broaden its Focus Starting in 2021

June 9, 2020

Press Release

The smarter E AWARD 2020: Finalists Announced

June 4, 2020

Press Release

Intersolar AWARD 2020: Finalists Impress With Innovative Solutions for the Solar industry

June 4, 2020

The smarter E Podcast

Hans Korteweg

The Role of Cogeneration in the New Energy World

The smarter E Podcast Episode 34

January 14, 2021

Hans Korteweg, COGEN Europe, talks about the Cogeneration meaning the combined production of heat and electricity.

Alexander Esser

European Hydrogen Market Set to Explode

The smarter E Podcast Episode 39

February 18, 2021

Alexander Esser, Energy Economist at Aurora Energy Research, shares how big the role of hydrogen will really be.

Alexander Esser

European Hydrogen Market Set to Explode

Alexander Esser, Energy Economist at Aurora Energy Research, shares how big the role of hydrogen will really be.

Konrad Benze | Johannes Brodführer

Will There Soon be a Kind of AirBnB for Charging Stations?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 40 | Language: German

March 04, 2021

Konrad Benze, ChargeHere, and Johannes Brodführer, eliso, answer all our questions on the subject of charging columns.

Konrad Benze | Johannes Brodführer

Will There Soon be a Kind of AirBnB for Charging Stations?

Konrad Benze, ChargeHere, and Johannes Brodführer, eliso, answer all our questions on the subject of charging columns.

Boris Palmer

How will Tübingen Become Climate-Neutral by 2030, Boris Palmer?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 38 | Language: German

February 11, 2021

Tübingen wants to play a pioneering role in climate protection nationwide and be the first city in Germany to be climate neutral by 2030.

Boris Palmer

How will Tübingen Become Climate-Neutral by 2030, Boris Palmer?

Tübingen wants to play a pioneering role in climate protection nationwide and be the first city in Germany to be climate neutral by 2030.

Alexander Esser

Off-Grid PV: New Ways for Climate Protection & Power Supply

The smarter E Podcast Episode 41

March 11, 2021

We talk about the off-grid sector and it's essential role in the fight against the covid 19 pandemic with David Lecoque (ARE).

Alexander Esser

Off-Grid PV: New Ways for Climate Protection & Power Supply

We talk about the off-grid sector and it's essential role in the fight against the covid 19 pandemic with David Lecoque (ARE).

Dr. Paul Troughton

Customers Benefiting from Flexibility?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 43

March 25, 2021

Dr. Paul Troughton, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for Enel X talks about energy supply and more.

Dr. Paul Troughton

Customers Benefiting from Flexibility?

Dr. Paul Troughton, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for Enel X talks about energy supply and more.

Michael Renner

Renewable Energy and Jobs – What Prospects Does the Market Offer?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 47

April 22, 2021

Is the rise of renewables really connected to a substantial increase in jobs? Michael Renner, Programs Officer at IRENA, tells us.

Michael Renner

Renewable Energy and Jobs – What Prospects Does the Market Offer?

Is the rise of renewables really connected to a substantial increase in jobs? Michael Renner, Programs Officer at IRENA, tells us.

Aurelie Beauvais

EU Recovery Package: Make or Break for the Green Deal?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 04

June 11, 2020

Aurelie Beauvais

EU Recovery Package: Make or Break for the Green Deal?

Aurelie Beauvais, Policy Director of SolarPower Europe answers questions about the green deal.

Rana Adib

Why the Energy Transition is Still an Electricity Turnaround Worldwide

The smarter E Podcast Episode 28

November 26, 2020

CEO Rana Adib talks about why, if you look at the numbers, the world wide energy transition, effectively is only an electricity turnaround.

Rana Adib

Why the Energy Transition is Still an Electricity Turnaround Worldwide

CEO Rana Adib talks about why, if you look at the numbers, the world wide energy transition, effectively is only an electricity turnaround.

Frank Lehmann

The Path to a CO2-Neutral Company

The smarter E Podcast Episode 06 | Language: German

June 25, 2020

Frank Lehmann, Managing Director of Ensinger Mineral Heilquellen GmbH, talks about CO2 neutral companies.

Frank Lehmann

The Path to a CO2-Neutral Company

Frank Lehmann, Managing Director of Ensinger Mineral Heilquellen GmbH, talks about CO2 neutral companies.

Dr. Patrick Graichen

How do We Achive a Successful Energy Transition?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 19 | Language: German

September 24, 2020

Dr. Patrick Graichen talks over how the current pandemic and the climate crisis can be solved at the same time.

Dr. Patrick Graichen

How do We Achive a Successful Energy Transition?

Dr. Patrick Graichen talks over how the current pandemic and the climate crisis can be solved at the same time.

Robert Busch

Eliminating Regulation, Reducing Barriers and Unleashing Existing Market Forces

The smarter E Podcast Episode 16 | Language: German

September 03, 2020

Rober Busch, CEO of the bne on how economic recovery and climate goals can go hand in hand.

Robert Busch

Eliminating Regulation, Reducing Barriers and Unleashing Existing Market Forces

Rober Busch, CEO of the bne on how economic recovery and climate goals can go hand in hand.

Nicolaus Schuerhoff

Fight Against Climate Crisis: Effective Strategies for Companies

The smarter E Podcast Episode 51

June 10, 2021

Nicolaus Schuerhoff, Climate Impact Analyst from right. based on science talks about greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuels and carbonization.

Nicolaus Schuerhoff

Fight Against Climate Crisis: Effective Strategies for Companies

Nicolaus Schuerhoff, Climate Impact Analyst from right. based on science talks about greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuels and carbonization.

Hans-Josef Fell

100% Renewable Energies for Germany by 2030?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 53 | Language: German

June 24, 2021

How can we achieve the goal of generating all our electricity from renewable energies? Hans-Josef Fell, Energy Wach Group, tells us.

Hans-Josef Fell

100% Renewable Energies for Germany by 2030?

How can we achieve the goal of generating all our electricity from renewable energies? Hans-Josef Fell, Energy Wach Group, tells us.

Bernadette Del Chiaro

Renewable Energy Markets: What Europe can learn from California

The smarter E Podcast Episode 54

July 01, 2021

What can Europe learn from California? That's what we're talking about today with Bernadette del Chiaro from California Solar & Storage Association.

Bernadette Del Chiaro

Renewable Energy Markets: What Europe can learn from California

What can Europe learn from California? That's what we're talking about today with Bernadette del Chiaro from California Solar & Storage Association.

Wolfgang Saam | Jens Hesselbach

Ways to become a climate neutral company

The smarter E Podcast Episode 55

July 8, 2021

Should companies from different industries strive for the same kind of climate neutrality? We talk about this with Wolfgang Saam, Managing Director of the Association of Climate Protection Companies (Verband Klimaschutz Unternehmen e. V.) and Prof. Jens Hesselbach, Head of the UPP Department of Environmentally Compatible Products and Processes at the University of Kassel.

Wolfgang Saam | Jens Hesselbach

Ways to become a climate neutral company

Should companies from different industries strive for the same kind of climate neutrality? We talk about this with Wolfgang Saam, Managing Director of the Association of Climate Protection Companies (Verband Klimaschutz Unternehmen e. V.) and Prof. Jens Hesselbach, Head of the UPP Department of Environmentally Compatible Products and Processes at the University of Kassel.

Sebnem Ruitschka

What Role does Blockchain Play in the Energy World Now and in the Future?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 60

August 19, 2021

We talk to Sebnem Ruitschka, Freeelio, about the opportunities and prospects of blockchain.

Sebnem Ruitschka

What Role does Blockchain Play in the Energy World Now and in the Future?

We talk to Sebnem Ruitschka, Freeelio, about the opportunities and prospects of blockchain.

Simon Schweda

Virtual Power Plants – Renewable Electricity at Any Time

The smarter E Podcast Episode 66 | Language: German

October 14, 2021

Interview with Simon Schweda, Head of Production Development & Production Management Virtual Power Plants at EnBW

Simon Schweda

Virtual Power Plants – Renewable Electricity at Any Time

Interview with Simon Schweda, Head of Production Development & Production Management Virtual Power Plants at EnBW

Olaf Höhn

Florida-Eis Manufaktur - this is how "climate neutral" production works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 64 | Language: German

September 23, 2021

Interview with Olaf Höhn, Managing Director of Florida Eis GmbH

Olaf Höhn

Florida-Eis Manufaktur - this is how "climate neutral" production works

Interview with Olaf Höhn, Managing Director of Florida Eis GmbH

Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning

New Climate Protection Law and its Effects - What Can Politics & Economy Do?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 52 | Language: German

June 17, 2021

Prof. Dr Hans-Martin Henning, Institute Director of Fraunhofer ISE reveals to us the consequences of the climate crisis on politics and the economy.

Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning

New Climate Protection Law and its Effects - What Can Politics & Economy Do?

Prof. Dr Hans-Martin Henning, Institute Director of Fraunhofer ISE reveals to us the consequences of the climate crisis on politics and the economy.

Dr. Björn Rau

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

The smarter E Podcast Episode 59 | Language: German

August 12, 2021

Dr. Björn Rau, BAIP, talks about building-integrated PV and climate neutrality.

Dr. Björn Rau

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

Dr. Björn Rau, BAIP, talks about building-integrated PV and climate neutrality.

Tobias Dworschak

How Can Quarter Concepts and Contracting Work Well Together?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 49 | Language: German

May 20, 2021

Tobias Dworschak, vedec, talks about concrete plans and solutions for the heat transition.

Tobias Dworschak

How Can Quarter Concepts and Contracting Work Well Together?

Tobias Dworschak, vedec, talks about concrete plans and solutions for the heat transition.

Prof. Dr. Göhlich

Vehicle-to-Grid: Bidirectional Charging Brings CO2 Saving Potential

The smarter E Podcast Episode 36

February 04, 2021

Prof. Dr. Göhlich from the Mobility2Grid research campus in Berlin, tells us more about new charging technologies.

Prof. Dr. Göhlich

Vehicle-to-Grid: Bidirectional Charging Brings CO2 Saving Potential

Prof. Dr. Göhlich from the Mobility2Grid research campus in Berlin, tells us more about new charging technologies.

Robert Spanheimer

The Integration of Renewable Energies into the Grid of the Future

The smarter E Podcast Episode 22 | Language: German

October 15, 2020

We are talking to Robert Spanheimer, divisional manager at the digital association BITKOM on the topic of energy.

Robert Spanheimer

The Integration of Renewable Energies into the Grid of the Future

We are talking to Robert Spanheimer, divisional manager at the digital association BITKOM on the topic of energy.

Dr. Norbert Reuter

Climate Neutrality in Cities and Municipalities

The smarter E Podcast Episode 25 | Language: German

November 05, 2020

What solutions are available for an decarbonized energy supply? We will be discussing this with Dr. Norbert Reuter, Managing Director of Stadtwerke Konstanz (SWK).

Dr. Norbert Reuter

Climate Neutrality in Cities and Municipalities

What solutions are available for an decarbonized energy supply? We will be discussing this with Dr. Norbert Reuter, Managing Director of Stadtwerke Konstanz (SWK).

Christian Schorn

How we Achieve the Energy and Climate Policy

The smarter E Podcast Episode 26 | Language: German

November 12, 2020

Christian Schorn, head of plant operations at TransnetBW GmbH, talks about how we can achieve the Energy and Climate Policy.

Christian Schorn

How we Achieve the Energy and Climate Policy

Christian Schorn, head of plant operations at TransnetBW GmbH, talks about how we can achieve the Energy and Climate Policy.

Frauke Thies

Prosumer Business Models Today and Tomorrow

The smarter E Podcast Episode 03 | Language: German

June 04, 2020

Frauke Thies, Managing Director of SmartEN, about today's business models for prosumers and their long-term perspective.

Frauke Thies

Prosumer Business Models Today and Tomorrow

Frauke Thies, Managing Director of SmartEN, about today's business models for prosumers and their long-term perspective.

Dr. Michael Weinhold

European Transmission and Distribution Systems

The smarter E Podcast Episode 56

July 15, 2021

Dr. Michael Weinhold tells us why smart grids are indispensable for the new energy world.

Dr. Michael Weinhold

European Transmission and Distribution Systems

Dr. Michael Weinhold tells us why smart grids are indispensable for the new energy world.

Expert Interviews

Expert Interview

"Small-Scale Systems Are the Future"

November 30, 2021

Interview with Simon Schweda, Chief Product Officer Virtual Power Plant at EnBW

Expert Interview

"Germany Needs to Make Sure that it Doesn’t Miss the Boat when it Comes to Smart Meters"

October 5, 2021

Interview with Anne Köhler, Director of Gas Markets, Decarbonization and Digital Affairs at the German Association of Energy Market Innovators (bne).

Expert Interview

"Flexibility Is one of the Key Elements of the Future Energy System"

August 17, 2021

Interview with Dr. Michael Weinhold, Siemens Smart Infrastructure, about the relevance of smart grids

Expert Interview

Climate Conservation Strategies Increasingly Important

August 16, 2021

Interview with Frederik Richau, project manager of the VEA initiative for climate-friendly medium-sized companies

Expert Interview

“In fact We Are a Highly Secure Cloud Solution for Critical Infrastructure”

July 26, 2021

Interview with Manuel Gernsbeck, CEO of BentoNet GmbH about their digitalization platform, also called BentoNet

Expert Interview

“Companies Are Considering how They Want Their Businesses to Look in 2050"

July 23, 2021

Interview with Wolfgang Saam, Director of Klimaschutz Unternehmen e. V. and Prof. Jens Hesselbach, Head of the Department of Sustainable Products and Processes (upp) at the University of Kassel

Expert Interview

PV Building Integration

July 05, 2021

Interview with Dr. Björn Rau, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Institute Competence Center Photovoltaics Berlin (PVcomB).

Expert Interviews

"We translate the emissions accounting of a company into a degree Celsius number"

June 28, 2021

Interview with Nicolas Schuerhoff, climate impact analyst at right. based on science

Expert Interview

"We Need to Take a Good Hard Look at Ways to Improve Efficiency"

May 21, 2021

Interview with Tobias Dworschak, Director of vedec, about the role of the heat sector in the energy transition

Expert Interview

„Having Spot Exposure Doesn't Actually Mean You Have Any Flexibility from It“

April 27, 2021

Interview with Dr. Paul Troughton, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for Enel X

Expert Interviews

Expert Interviews – "We need a giant switch that we can flip quickly"

March 22, 2021

Interview with Boris Palmer, mayor of Tübingen, on the target of climate neutrality

Expert Interviews

"Cogeneration Evolving Into the Backbone of a Decentralized, Integrated Energy System"

February 22, 2021

Interview with Hans Korteweg, managing director of COGEN Europe

Expert Interview

The smarter E AWARD Finalists 2020 (Smart Renewable Energy)

June 18, 2020

Expert Interview

The smarter E AWARD Finalists 2020 (Outstanding Projects)

June 17, 2020

Industry News

Industry News

Battery Storage Supporting Transmission Network

November 24, 2021

Industry News

Global Smart Grid Partnership Launched

November 15, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation Renovation of the church of St. Wunibald, Georgensgmünd

November 3, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn, Paso Robles

October 28, 2021

Industry News

Dazzling Award Ceremony for Committed Utility Companies

October 22, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation Ice Rink Bünzmatt Sports Park, Wohlen (CH)

October 20, 2021

Industry News

A New, Single-Source, Energy Provider

October 14, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation powerHYDE, Mathjalgaon

October 13, 2021

Expert Interview

"We Are Standing in Front of this Mindset Issue"

September 27, 2021

Interview with Sebnem Rusitschka from the energy startup freeelio about blockchain in the energy sector

Industry News

A Study of Municipal Utilities: Decarbonization, Digitalization and Service

September 22 , 2021

Industry News

Effective Operation of Electrolyzers to Achieve Grid Stability

September 17, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation Schlössli, Wohlen (CH)

September 6, 2021

Best Practice

Project Presentation Solaris, Zürich (Switzerland)

August 30, 2021

Industry News

New Housing District Receives Innovative Heating Grid

August 12, 2021

Industry News

Sector Coupling Changes Distribution Network

August 9, 2021

Industry News

Digital Grid Lab Simulates Real Power Grid

July 19, 2021

Industry News

Siemens and Meteoviva join forces for self-learning and self-regulating buildings

July 15, 2021

Industry News

App Store for Sustainable Energy Generation

June 23, 2021

Industry News

Siemens Turns to Hot Stones for the Energy Transition

June 17, 2021

Industry News

Hydrogen Power Plant for Domestic Use

June 14, 2021

Industry News

Electricity, Heating and Cooling All from a Single Unit

May 20, 2021

Industry News

IEA: Start the End of the Fossil Age Now

May 20, 2021

Industry News

Heating, Cooking and Hot Water Only with Hydrogen

May 12, 2021

Industry News

Researching Low-Carbon Industrial Processes

May 10, 2021

Start-up Story

„We Are the Pain Relievers for Operators of Decentralized Systems“

April 22, 2021

solbytech stabilizes mobile communication between PV systems and routers.

Industry News

Houston Has a Problem: Microgrids Could Help

April 16, 2021

Industry News

France and Great Britain Lead Demand Side Flexibility in Europe

April 12, 2021

Industry News

Cost-Neutral Switching to Green Heat for Real-Estate Owners

March 18, 2021

Industry News

Advocating Together for More Intelligence in the Grid

March 12, 2021

Industry News

Most Challenging Places for 100% Renewable Electricity

March 2, 2021

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