Market Trends 2020

The smarter E Europe

100% renewably sourced energy, 24 hours a day

In Brunnthal near Munich, an energy community is coming to life, where each household can share excess electrical energy with its neighbors and receive energy when it doesn’t produce enough.


PV and e-mobility

Embarking into the new world of transportation with e-mobility

In many towns and cities, you can’t walk more than a few blocks without seeing an electric car. The automotive industry is constantly launching new models onto the market. Charging infrastructure is being expanded considerably – by municipal authorities, private investors and shopping centers alike.



Power-to-X: Using renewable power to produce green fuel

Power-to-X technologies make it possible to store solar power in a variety of forms. As the energy system transitions to renewables, they are becoming an essential complement to battery systems.


Start-ups at The smarter E Europe

Start-ups – new companies with novel ideas for the energy world of tomorrow

Digitalization and renewable energies offer up-and-coming companies the opportunity to use innovative ideas to gain a foothold in the market and play an active role in shaping the energy transition. As the continent’s largest platform for the energy industry, The smarter E Europe is the ideal place for start-ups to present their products and solutions.


smart grid

Smart grid: intelligently regulating energy supply

Solar and smart – that’s the future of modern energy supply. Decentralized photovoltaics installations and battery storage systems for domestic power supply are being combined in intelligent networks to provide balancing power to the public grid.