Price, ecology and proximity: these are the deciding factors when choosing an energy supplier

When choosing an energy supplier, the prices for electricity- and heat products are the main concern for private households. A survey by EuPD Research in the DACH-region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) shows that for more than half of the survey participants, the ecological commitment and green products, as well as a local proximity is as important. The survey results are part of the “Energiewende Award 2018”. more

Messe München: More than 20 charging stations for visitors of The smarter E Europe

At least since driving bans have loomed in big German cities like Munich, the subject of electric mobility has been relevant to society as a whole. Klaus Dittrich, Chairman & CEO of Messe München, thinks that companies in particular have a duty here. “By putting the e-charging infrastructure into operation, we are setting a milestone in the area of electric mobility and are affirming our pioneering role in environmental and climate protection. more

Solar power and e-mobility stabilize power grids

Time and again, headlines warn that the expansion of e-mobility threatens to overload the power grid and cause a blackout. Grid operators are blowing the whistle on the scaremongering and are instead emphasizing the benefits of intelligently combining photovoltaics and e-mobility. more

PV costs could drop by 50% by 2020

A recent cost study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energies are becoming increasingly competitive. The study presents the latest trends for each of the most important renewable technologies, on the basis of the most recent data on the costs and auction prices of projects around the globe. more

The smarter E – The innovation hub for empowering new energy solutions

The global energy industry is undergoing a radical transformation. Digitalization and decentralization are changing the face of the energy world for good. Renewable energy has become a crucial part of our energy supply system, with global investments in renewables surpassing those made in fossil energy sources for the first time in 2015. more