Press Releases

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

October 11, 2021

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

October 6, 2021

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Hydrogen Manifesto introduced at The smarter E Europe Restart 2021

October 6, 2021

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Intersolar Europe Conference 2021: Focus on new Photovoltaics and Storage Technologies

September 23, 2021

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ees Europe Conference: Market Trends and New Technologies in the Energy Storage Decade

September 21, 2021

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ees Europe Restart 2021: Focus on Green Hydrogen

August 31, 2021

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Energy Saving Potential in Private Households as an Important Element for a Successful Energy Transition

August 12, 2021

Home office and reduced social contacts outside one’s home have resulted in an increase of electricity consumption for about 50% out of 500 households, surveyed by EUPD Research. At the same time, 69% of interviewees clearly see energy saving potential in their own homes.

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

July 21, 2021

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The smarter E AWARD 2021: Winners Announced

July 21, 2021

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Powerful pioneers for 30 years: Intersolar turns 30

July 15, 2021

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Private households see high potential in hydrogen, especially for mobility

July 13, 2021

A recent EUPD Research study focuses on the use of hydrogen in everyday life from a private household’s perspective. The majority of interviewees see the use of hydrogen in daily life rather long-term and especially relevant for the area of mobility.

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Local charging stations as prerequisite for electric cars

June 24, 2021

Press Release

ees AWARD 2021: Finalists Impress with Smart and Modular Energy Storage Solutions

June 10, 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

ees Europe 2021: Joining Forces to Ramp up Green Hydrogen Production

February 18, 2021

Press Release

Coronavirus Pandemic – a Catalyst for Sustainability

February 16, 2021

AWARD

Energy Game-Changers Wanted: Apply for the AWARDs

January 14, 2021

Press Release

Battery Production is Coming to Europe

November 12, 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

ees Innovation Day: Batteries and Energy Storage Systems

July 27, 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

ees AWARD 2020: Finalists impress with ground-breaking batteries and energy storage systems

June 4, 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

Benjamin Attia

Renewable Energy Market Middle East: Status, Trends & Recommendations

The smarter E Podcast Episode 72 | Language: English

November 25, 2021

Interview with Benjamin Attia, Senior Research Analyst, Energy Transition Practice, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables tells us.

Leonie Assheuer

Hydrogen - Decarbonizing the Building Sector - Why We Can't Afford not to Have it

The smarter E Podcast Episode 73 | Language: German

December 2, 2021

Interview with Leonie Assheuer, EU Affairs Manager at Viessmann.

Leonie Assheuer

Hydrogen - Decarbonizing the Building Sector - Why We Can't Afford not to Have it

Interview with Leonie Assheuer, EU Affairs Manager at Viessmann.

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Green Hydrogen Manifesto: Europe as a Role Model for Hydrogen Introduction

The smarter E Podcast Episode 70 | Language: English

November 11, 2021

Interview with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO of Hydrogen Europe

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Green Hydrogen Manifesto: Europe as a Role Model for Hydrogen Introduction

Interview with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO of Hydrogen Europe

Ove Petersen

How Can Germany Become Self-Sufficient in Renewable Energy?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 69 | Language: German

November 4, 2021

Interview with Ove Petersen, co-founder of GP JOULE and current CEO of the group

Ove Petersen

How Can Germany Become Self-Sufficient in Renewable Energy?

Interview with Ove Petersen, co-founder of GP JOULE and current CEO of the group

Gery Bonduelle

Battery Production in Europe – An Important Corner Stone of Our Future Economy?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 67 | Language: English

October 21, 2021

Interview with Gery Bonduelle, Executive Vice Presidet Sales at FREYR

Gery Bonduelle

Battery Production in Europe – An Important Corner Stone of Our Future Economy?

Interview with Gery Bonduelle, Executive Vice Presidet Sales at FREYR

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.

Hans Korteweg

The Role of Cogeneration in the New Energy World

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.

Carsten Körnig | Stefan Krokowski

Innovative Solar Storage Technologies Conquer the Market

The smarter E Podcast Episode 42 | Language: German

March 18, 2021

Carsten Körnig, BSW and Stefan Krokowski, LG Energy Solution talk about the home storage market in germany.

Carsten Körnig | Stefan Krokowski

Innovative Solar Storage Technologies Conquer the Market

Carsten Körnig, BSW and Stefan Krokowski, LG Energy Solution talk about the home storage market in germany.

Florian Mayr

What Impact will Sustainable Batteries Have on the Market?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 46

April 15, 2021

Florian Mayr, Partner at Apricum, the Cleantech Advisory about the future of batterie storage systems and more.

Florian Mayr

What Impact will Sustainable Batteries Have on the Market?

Florian Mayr, Partner at Apricum, the Cleantech Advisory about the future of batterie storage systems 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.

Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert

The Economic Opportunities of a Smart Energy Transition

The smarter E Podcast Episode 17 | Language: German

September 10, 2020

We dicuss the future opportunities, economic consequences and the risks of an Energy Transition with economic expert Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert.

Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert

The Economic Opportunities of a Smart Energy Transition

We dicuss the future opportunities, economic consequences and the risks of an Energy Transition with economic expert Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert.

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.

Dr. Raphael Niepelt

Renewable Hydrogen with Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Plants?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 57

July 22, 2021

Dr Raphael Niepelt, Institute for Solar Energy Research, talks about hydrogen production.

Dr. Raphael Niepelt

Renewable Hydrogen with Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Plants?

Dr Raphael Niepelt, Institute for Solar Energy Research, talks about hydrogen production.

Prof. Dr. Achim Kampker

Status and Prospects of Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

The smarter E Podcast Episode 50 | Language: German

May 27, 2021

Achim Kampker, RWTH Aachen, talks about optimisation potential in the recycling industry.

Prof. Dr. Achim Kampker

Status and Prospects of Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

Achim Kampker, RWTH Aachen, talks about optimisation potential in the recycling industry.

Hans Urban

Electricity storage in the grid: evolution instead of revolution

The smarter E Podcast Episode 65 | Language: German

September 30, 2021

Interview with Hans Urban, Expert and Advisor Renewable Energies & E-Mobility

Hans Urban

Electricity storage in the grid: evolution instead of revolution

Interview with Hans Urban, Expert and Advisor Renewable Energies & E-Mobility

Thomas Chrometzka

European Green Hydrogen sector – Where is the journey taking us?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 62 | Language: English

September 9, 2021

Thomas Chrometzka, Head of Strategy at Enapter, talks about the European Green Hydrogen sector – Where is the journey taking us?

Thomas Chrometzka

European Green Hydrogen sector – Where is the journey taking us?

Thomas Chrometzka, Head of Strategy at Enapter, talks about the European Green Hydrogen sector – Where is the journey taking us?

Cornelius Matthes

The New Oil: Green Hydrogen from the Arabian Gulf

The smarter E Podcast Episode 24

October 29, 2020

In this episode we want to shed light on the role of Dubai, and the MENA region for the new energy world. On board as the expert of the episode is Cornelius Matthes.

Cornelius Matthes

The New Oil: Green Hydrogen from the Arabian Gulf

In this episode we want to shed light on the role of Dubai, and the MENA region for the new energy world. On board as the expert of the episode is Cornelius Matthes.

Dr. Carola Kantz

Power-to-X & Green Hydrogen: Innovative Solutions for Europe

The smarter E Podcast Episode 31

December 17, 2020

What opportunities does hydrogen offer Europe? This is what Dr. Carola Kantz, VDMA Power-to-X for Applications working group, will tell us.

Dr. Carola Kantz

Power-to-X & Green Hydrogen: Innovative Solutions for Europe

What opportunities does hydrogen offer Europe? This is what Dr. Carola Kantz, VDMA Power-to-X for Applications working group, will tell us.

Markus Vlasits

Energy Storage in Brazil – Prospects and Challenges

The smarter E Podcast Episode 15

August 27, 2020

Markus Vlasits, director of NewCharge, takes a look at both the prospects of and the challenges for energy storage in Brazil.

Markus Vlasits

Energy Storage in Brazil – Prospects and Challenges

Markus Vlasits, director of NewCharge, takes a look at both the prospects of and the challenges for energy storage in Brazil.

Matthias Vetter

The Current Status, Role and Costs of Energy Storage Technologies

The smarter E Podcast Episode 11

July 30, 2020

Matthias Vetter, Head of Department Electrical Energy Storage of Fraunhofer Institute for ISE, gives us an update into the latest insights.

Matthias Vetter

The Current Status, Role and Costs of Energy Storage Technologies

Matthias Vetter, Head of Department Electrical Energy Storage of Fraunhofer Institute for ISE, gives us an update into the latest insights.

Jeannette Uhlig

How Far Along are We in the Use of Green Hydrogen?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 33 | Language. German

January 07, 2021

For many, the hydrogen economy is a great source of hope. Today we talk about this with Jeannette Uhlig, dena.

Jeannette Uhlig

How Far Along are We in the Use of Green Hydrogen?

For many, the hydrogen economy is a great source of hope. Today we talk about this with Jeannette Uhlig, dena.

Zeyad Abul-Ella | Werner Diwald

Will Hydrogen Save the Energy Transition?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 08 | Language: German

July 09, 2020

Werner Diwald, Managing Director of DWV, and Zeyad Abul-Ella, co-founderand Managing Director of HPS, about the long-time sucess of the energy transition.

Zeyad Abul-Ella | Werner Diwald

Will Hydrogen Save the Energy Transition?

Werner Diwald, Managing Director of DWV, and Zeyad Abul-Ella, co-founderand Managing Director of HPS, about the long-time sucess of the energy transition.

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

"The big wave will come in just under ten years"

October 14, 2021

Interview with Prof. Dr. Achim Kampker, head of the Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) chair at RWTH Aachen University, on the status and prospects for recycling lithium-ion batteries.

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

Home Storage System from the Microinverter Specialist

July 15, 2021

Interview with Peter van Berkel, General Manager Europe at Enphase

Expert Interview

Modular system: Plug & Play Large-Scale Storage for Industry

July 12, 2021

Interview with Daniel Föhr, Head of System Engineering at Leclanché

Expert Interview

Plug-In Battery Storage Systems: Alternating Current Without Inverter

July 5, 2021

Interview with Lei Shen, Managing Director of SAX Power GmbH

Expert Interview

Battery Analytics Tool with Digital Twin

July 5, 2021

Interview with Michael Baumann, CEO of TWAICE

Expert Interview

Battery System Landscape for Industry

July 1, 2021

Interview with Michael Schnakenberg, CEO of Commeo GmbH

Expert Interview

Smart Home Storage System Released in Tenth Anniversary Year

June 29, 2021

Interview with Franz-Josef Feilmeier, Managing Director at Fenecon GmbH

Expert Interview

Mobile Storage Systems for On-Grid and Off-Grid Applications

June 29, 2021

Interview with Dominik Hartl, founder of xelectrix Power GmbH

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 European Union Must Create a Leading Market”

February 18, 2021

Interview with Carola Kantz, Deputy Managing Director of the Power-to-X for Applications working group of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association VDMA

Expert Interview

„We need 'green molecules' for the energy transition“

February 18, 2021

Interview with Jeanette Uhlig, Team Leader for Climate-Neutral Energy Sources at the German Energy Agency dena

Expert Interview

“The goal is a holistic energy management system”

December 10, 2020

Interview with Aurélie Alemany, Managing Director of SENEC GmbH

Expert Interview

Exclusive Interview with the ees AWARD Finalists 2020

June 18, 2020

Expert Interview

Batteries Paving the Way for New Jobs

March 26, 2020

7 questions for VDMA’s Managing Director of EMINT Thilo Brückner

Expert Interview

“H2 Production Must be Taken to Industrial Scale”

March 13, 2020

Interview with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General of Hydrogen Europe

Expert Interview

Evolution in the Storage Market

March 03, 2020

Seven questions for ees Europe Conference Chairman Florian Mayr, partner at Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory

Industry News

Industry News

Battery Storage Supporting Transmission Network

November 24, 2021

Industry News

A New, Single-Source, Energy Provider

October 14, 2021

Industry News

Effective Operation of Electrolyzers to Achieve Grid Stability

September 17, 2021

Industry News

Digital Grid Lab Simulates Real Power Grid

July 19, 2021

Industry News

Hydrogen Power Plant for Domestic Use

June 14, 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

Battery Offensive: Volkswagen Presents Roadmap for Battery and Charging

March 31, 2021

Start-up Stories

Start-up Interview: „We want to decarbonize the industry“

February 19, 2021

Industry News

Energy Storage Solution for Singapore’s First Virtual Power Plant

February 10, 2021

Focus Topic

Green Hydrogen as an Enabler of a Climate Neutral Economic System

Industry News

Qatar Investment Authority Invests $125 Million in Fluence

December 30, 2020

Industry News

U.S. Department of Energy Awards $600,000 to EPRI

December 29, 2020

Industry News

BYD Receives Major Order to Supply Electric Buses

December 28, 2020

Industry News

Irish NTA Starts Procurement Process for up to 800 Electric Buses

December 24, 2020

Industry News

Lithium Werks Sells Valence Module Business Unit to Lithion Power Group

December 23, 2020

Industry News

Iberdrola Obtains Favourable EIS for Puertollano PV Plant

December 22, 2020

Industry News

Cobalt-free Cathode Promises to Improve Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries

December 21, 2020

Industry News

AMMP Technologies Announces Partnership With ACCURE Battery Intelligence

December 18, 2020

Industry News

Costa Rican Textile Company to Produce Climate-Friendly

December 17, 2020

Industry News

Falck Wins 7.5 MW of Storage Power in Terna Auction

December 16, 2020

Industry News

H2Accelerate for Zero Emission Hydrogen Trucking at Mass-Market Scale

December 15, 2020

Industry News

Amazon Becomes World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

December 14, 2020

Industry News

Britishvolt Selects Blyth as the Site of its First Battery Gigaplant

December 11, 2020

Industry News

Azelio Wins First Commercial Order from Dubai

December 10, 2020

Insights

All-Weather Battery Storage for Private and Commercial Applications

December 10, 2020

Industry News

Alfen Selected as Supplier for British Gas

December 09, 2020

Industry News

RWE joins European Hydrogen Project NortH2

December 08, 2020

Industry News

Stem to Combine with Star Peak Creating Public Company

December 07, 2020

Industry News

Fraunhofer Develops Electronic Disconnect Device

December 04, 2020

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