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

May 8, 2024

Press Release
New Opportunities for the European Battery Industry: Technological Trends and Developments in 2024

April 11, 2024

Press Release
ees Europe 2024: Cooperation with Interbattery of South Korea Enters Second Round

February 20, 2024

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

November 30, 2023

Press Release
ees Europe 2023 Declared a Success: A Wealth of Expertise and Innovative Solutions for the Storage Industry

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

Press Release
ees AWARD 2023: Awards for Outstanding Innovations in the Storage Industry

June 13, 2023

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

June 12, 2023

Press Release
ees AWARD 2023: Finalists Present Storage Systems as Driver for the Energy Transition

May 11, 2023

Press Release
Concentrated Storage Know-How: ees Europe 2023 to Reach Record Numbers and Provide an Extensive Accompanying Program

April 18, 2023

Press Release
ees Europe: Storage Systems for a Resilient Energy Supply

February 14, 2023

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

January 19, 2023

Press release
ees Europe and InterBattery cooperate: South Korea to present in Munich

December 7, 2022

Press release
Solar and storage industries are booming – Intersolar and ees Europe exhibitions are showing strong growth

October 27, 2022

The smarter E Podcast
Alexander Neuhäuser, Managing Director of the German Electrical and Information Technology Trades Association (ZVEH)
Smart combined – Future Technologies in the E-Craft Sector

The smarter E Podcast Episode 176 | Language: German

May 23, 2024

We speak with Alexander Neuhäuser about future technologies in the e-craft sector

Markus Vlasits, Managing Director NewCharge Energy
Energy Storage Boom: Global Growth Rates and New Markets up to 2030

The smarter E Podcast Episode 175 | Language: English

16. Mai 2024

We speak with Markus Vlasits and Patricia Tatto about the Energy Storage Boom

Markus Vlasits, Managing Director NewCharge Energy
Energy Storage Boom: Global Growth Rates and New Markets up to 2030

We speak with Markus Vlasits and Patricia Tatto about the Energy Storage Boom

Hans Urban, freelance consultant for renewable energy, e-mobility and storage
No Stable and Secure Energy System Without Storage

The smarter E Podcast Episode 174 | Language: German

May 9, 2024

We speak with Hans Urban about the importance of large-scale storage

Hans Urban, freelance consultant for renewable energy, e-mobility and storage
No Stable and Secure Energy System Without Storage

We speak with Hans Urban about the importance of large-scale storage

Benedikt Rothhagen, Project Manager of the Battery Production division at the VDMA.
Battery Production: Can Europe Keep Up?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 173 | Language: English

May 2, 2024

We speak with Benedikt Rothhagen of the VDMA.

Benedikt Rothhagen, Project Manager of the Battery Production division at the VDMA.
Battery Production: Can Europe Keep Up?

We speak with Benedikt Rothhagen of the VDMA.

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.

Julia Souder, CEO of LDES Council and Alan Greenshields, Director EMEA at ESS Inc.
The Role of LDES in Ensuring a Renewable Energy Supply 24/7

The smarter E Podcast Episode 165 | Language: English

February 8, 2024

We spoke with our expertes Julia Souder and Alan Greenshields about LDES and the latest developments and market potentials.

Julia Souder, CEO of LDES Council and Alan Greenshields, Director EMEA at ESS Inc.
The Role of LDES in Ensuring a Renewable Energy Supply 24/7

We spoke with our expertes Julia Souder and Alan Greenshields about LDES and the latest developments and market potentials.

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.

Jan Figgener, RWTH Aachen
What Opportunities Do Stationary and Mobile Battery Storage Systems Offer for a Sustainable Energy Supply?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 161 | Language: German

January 4, 2024

We speak with Jan Figgener about the role of battery storage and about which developments can be expected.

Jan Figgener, RWTH Aachen
What Opportunities Do Stationary and Mobile Battery Storage Systems Offer for a Sustainable Energy Supply?

We speak with Jan Figgener about the role of battery storage and about which developments can be expected.

Dr. Olga Naumov, Christoph Friedrich, Dr. Peter Lucas, Klaudia Wackerman
Saxony – The Land of Hydrogen: Moving Towards a Sustainable Future

The smarter E Podcast Episode 157 | Language: German

November 16, 2023

We talk with several experts from the region of Saxony, one of the pioneers in the hydrogen sector.

Dr. Olga Naumov, Christoph Friedrich, Dr. Peter Lucas, Klaudia Wackerman
Saxony – The Land of Hydrogen: Moving Towards a Sustainable Future

We talk with several experts from the region of Saxony, one of the pioneers in the hydrogen sector.

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

Dr. Nam Truong, Co-Founder and CEO of STABL Energy
Second-Life Batteries: The Path to a Net-Zero Energy System

The smarter E Podcast Episode 146 | Language: English

August 17, 2023

We speak with Dr. Nam Truong from STABL about the imprtance of second-life storage for a Net Zero energy system in the future.

Dr. Nam Truong, Co-Founder and CEO of STABL Energy
Second-Life Batteries: The Path to a Net-Zero Energy System

We speak with Dr. Nam Truong from STABL about the imprtance of second-life storage for a Net Zero energy system in the future.

Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge
Green Hydrogen as a Feedstock for Local Fertilizer Production?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 143 | Language: English

July 27, 2023

Green hydrogen could be used for local fertilizer production in Brazil. But also energy storage systems are becoming increasingly important. Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge, gives us an overview of the short- and medium-term developments in Brazil.

Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge
Green Hydrogen as a Feedstock for Local Fertilizer Production?

Green hydrogen could be used for local fertilizer production in Brazil. But also energy storage systems are becoming increasingly important. Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge, gives us an overview of the short- and medium-term developments in Brazil.

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

Mandy Schipke
Artificial Intelligence in the Use of Battery Storage Systems

The smarter E Podcast Episode 137 | Language: English

June 15, 2023

Mandy Schipke, founder and CEO of NOVUM engineering GmbH

Mandy Schipke
Artificial Intelligence in the Use of Battery Storage Systems

Mandy Schipke, founder and CEO of NOVUM engineering GmbH

Christopher Hecht
Battery vs. Hydrogen in Heavy-Duty Transport – Which Drive Type Will Prevail?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 126 | Language: German

March 02, 2023

Christopher Hecht from the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives at RWTH Aachen University

Christopher Hecht
Battery vs. Hydrogen in Heavy-Duty Transport – Which Drive Type Will Prevail?

Christopher Hecht from the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives at RWTH Aachen University

Denisa Fainis
Diverse but Thriving – Energy Transition in the MENA Region

The smarter E Podcast Episode 123 | Language: English

January 26, 2023

Denisa Fainis, General Secretary of MESIA, the Middle East Solar Industry Association.

Denisa Fainis
Diverse but Thriving – Energy Transition in the MENA Region

Denisa Fainis, General Secretary of MESIA, the Middle East Solar Industry Association.

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

Dr. Fabio Oldenburg
Green Hydrogen: Electrolyzer Solutions for Sustainable Energy Systems

The smarter E Podcast Episode 118 | Language: English

December 15, 2022

Dr. Fabio Oldenburg, Senior Consultant at Apricum.

Dr. Fabio Oldenburg
Green Hydrogen: Electrolyzer Solutions for Sustainable Energy Systems

Dr. Fabio Oldenburg, Senior Consultant at Apricum.

Dr. Julia Badeda
Hybrid Power Plants: The Future of Reliable Power Generation

The smarter E Podcast Episode 117 | Language: German

December 08, 2022

Dr. Julia Badeda, member of the management board at ABO Wind

Dr. Julia Badeda
Hybrid Power Plants: The Future of Reliable Power Generation

Dr. Julia Badeda, member of the management board at ABO Wind

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.

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling
The Beginning of the Green Hydrogen Age – What Else Does It Need?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 114 | Language: German

November 10, 2022

Interview with Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling, Director Business Division Hydrogen Technologies at Fraunhofer ISE

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling
The Beginning of the Green Hydrogen Age – What Else Does It Need?

Interview with Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling, Director Business Division Hydrogen Technologies at Fraunhofer ISE

Christoph Stürmer
Who Is in Charge of E-Mobility?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 112 | Language: English

October 20, 2022

Interview with Christoph Stürmer, equity partner and leader of the automotive practice at Vindelici Advisors AG

Christoph Stürmer
Who Is in Charge of E-Mobility?

Interview with Christoph Stürmer, equity partner and leader of the automotive practice at Vindelici Advisors AG

Expert Interviews
Expert Interview
“Grid-forming technology is an important part of the energy transition”

May 28, 2024

Grid-forming inverters and BESS enable grid stability. Interview with Daniel Duckwitz and Hariram Prabhakaran from SMA Solar Technology

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 Industry Is in the Midst of an “Energy Storage Decade”

April 25, 2024

Long-term storage and the regulatory environment for storage at European level are some of the topics at the ees Europe Conference 2024.

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

March 18, 2024

Start-up interview with Michael Seeholzer, Virtual Global Trading

Expert Interview
Saxony the Hydrogen State – Dawn of a Sustainable Future

January 9, 2024

Alongside photovoltaics, batteries and thermal storage, green hydrogen is seen as a beacon of hope for a sustainable energy economy. How far along are developments in the hydrogen sector? Is it a fuel of the future or is it already a reality? We discuss this with several experts from the Saxony region.

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
Artificial Intelligence in Battery Storage: "The challenge is always the data"

October 23, 2023

What is the added value of AI in the use of battery storage systems. Mandy Schipke, founder and managing director of NOVUM engineering GmbH reveals.

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
“Exciting developments in the battery sector”

May 22, 2023

Johannes Weniger (HTW) explains the latest developments for combination solutions photovoltaics and battery storage.

Expert Interview
Interview with Katarzyna Rezza Vega

Interview with Katarzyna Rezza Vega, Head of Women Energize Women

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
"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
“It Remains an Optimization Game”

January 17, 2023

How is the hitherto expensive production of green hydrogen to become economical? And which technologies are best suited? Fabio Oldenburg of cleantech consultancy Apricum provides answers.

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.

Expert Interview
"We Have Now Already Achieved Fossil Parity"

November 08, 2022

Interview with Christopher Hebling, Christopher Hebling is division manager for hydrogen technologies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Expert Interview
"Power Grids Investment Needs to Grow by 50% in the Next Ten Years"

October 20, 2022

Interview with Ditlev Engel, CEO of Energy Systems at DNV on the future-proofing of our power grids

Interview
"The coming years are crucial for Europe as a business location"

October 06, 2022

Interview with Dr. Heiner Heimes, Executive Chief Engineer of the Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) Chair at RWTH Aachen University.

Expert Interview
A Look Inside the Battery

July 07, 2022

Interview with Claudius Jehle, CEO of volytica

Expert Interview
Smart Combination: Solar, Storage and E-Mobility

April 28, 2022

Expert interview with Thomas Vogel, Product Manager at KOSTAL Solar Electric on the opportunities and benefits of combining PV, storage.

Expert Interview
Not all green electricity is made equal

April 22, 2022

Interview with Dr. Sebastian Bolay from the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) on the green electricity options available to companies

Experteninterview
"Returns of up to 10% Can Be Generated Today"

19. April 2022

Interview with Dr. Claudia van Laak of the Open District Hub and Dr. Karsten Schmidt from Ampeers Energy about district sector coupling

Expert Interview
Smart Combination: Solar, Storage and E-Mobility

12.04.2022

Interview with expert Dipl.-Ing. Gerd Pommerien, Consultant at pommerien solar, on the combination of solar power, storage technologies and e-mobility.

Expert Interview
E-Mobility: A Chance or a Challenge for the Electricity Grid?

April, 12, 2022

Speakers at the EM-Power Europe conference give a brief outlook on their session

Expert Interview
Smart Combination: Solar, Storage and E-Mobility

April 04, 2022

Interview with Daniela Beck, Product Manager for Storage Solutions at Stadtwerke München (SWM)

Expert Interview
Smart Combination: Solar, Storage and E-Mobility

March 29, 2022

Interview with Dr. Martin Ammon, managing director of the market and economic research company EUPD

Expert Interview
Germany: Aspiring Towards a Globally Unique System

March 17, 2022

Interview with Thomas Dederichs, Head of Energy Policy at Amprion, about the power grid of the future

Expert Interview
"Hydrogen should be used as a raw material in the first place".

March 16, 2022

Interview with Fabian Jochem, Head of Strategy at SMA Sunbelt

Experten Interview
Meet the “who is who” of hydrogen at the Green Hydrogen Forum

March 04, 2022

Interview with Dr. Michael Spirig, CEO of European Electrolyser & Fuel Cell Forum

Expert Interview
"Hydrogen Offers Maximum Flexibility for the Grid"

January 14, 2022

Ove Petersen, CEO at GP JOULE, shares his thoughts on 100% renewables for Germany.

Industry News
Industry News
EM-Power Europe: Start-ups are digitalizing the energy world

May 21, 2024

Innovations for the digitalized energy world

Industry News
The smarter E Forum: Sector Coupling in Practice

May 17, 2024

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: 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

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

Start-up Story
A Pacemaker for Routers

December 4, 2023

News
Just Get Involved

July 21, 2023

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

July 13, 2023

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

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

May 15, 2023

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

April 06, 2023

Start-up Story
“Sector coupling requires the integration of different data sources”

March 15, 2023

Interview with Stefan Rensberg, Co-Founder of Streamergy.

Market Trends
Generation Capacity for Green Hydrogen to Rise Rapidly

March 13, 2023

News
EU energy transition initiatives ETIP SNET and BRIDGE present themselves

March 1, 2023

Start-up Story
“We Combine Different Revenue Streams”

January 2023, 2023

Steffen Schülzchen and his start-up company Entrix use smart algorithms to unlock the full value of flexible energy assets

Industry News
Hydrogen Monitor: Decision-Makers Want Hydrogen in Industry First

January 16, 2023

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Merry Christmas
Industry News
Largest Grid Booster in the World

December 15, 2022

Industry News
Demand-Side Flexibility – Little Effort, Many Benefits

November 23, 2022

Industry News
UK Funds Storage Research and Development

November 08, 2022

Industry News
Prepared for the Winter

October 11, 2022

Industry News
Siemens Energy Technology Stabilizes German Power Grid

September 26, 2022

Industry News
Salt Cavern as Hydrogen Storage

September 22, 2022

Expert Interview
"Decarbonization and Cost Reductions Are Only Possible with Renewable Energies and Storage"

September 15, 2022

In this interview, Sergio Dueñas of the California Energy Storage Alliance CESA talks about the California storage market, which technologies are on the rise, and what the trend toward self-sufficiency means for the power grid.

Industry News
E-Cars at the Power Exchange

September 15, 2022

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