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Jens Amberg

The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up-Interview: "This is a groundbreaking achievement"

When multiple tenants in a commercial building share an air conditioning system, costs have thus far been calculated on the basis of the air-conditioned area. Luftmeister has developed an air energy meter that boasts the world’s first and to date only legal-for-trade method for determining…

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Martin Huber and Artur Steffen

The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up story: turning waste heat into profit

Industry generates a lot of exhaust heat that often goes to waste. For temperatures below 200°C, there were previously no cost-effective ways of making use of this heat. The start-up Poligy has developed a heat engine which takes advantage of the fact that Bipolymers – like bimetals – deform when…

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Dr. Ernesto Garnier, Einhundert Energie

The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up-interview: “Everything changed in 2019 and demand skyrocketed”

Einhundert Energie wants to help drive the energy transition with tenant power systems. The Cologne-based start-up plans, installs and operates PV systems, supplies the tenants on-site with electricity, and bills them for it. The company, which was founded in 2017, can even finance the solar…

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ees Europe

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Competitive green hydrogen could be just around the corner

February 04, 2020 - As a complement to renewable energy generation, Power-to-X technology is crucial to the success of the energy transition. This process supplies carbonneutral fuel for power plants, vehicles, buildings and industry.

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David Eitzinger, Berliner Energieinstitut

The smarter E Europe – Start-up Stories

Start-up interview: “It’s fascinating to discover how much energy is consumed and what for.”

Annett Keith and David Eitzinger founded Berliner Energieinstitut in 2016. When they were unable to find any suitable, easy-to-use equipment for the temporary metering of electricity flows, they decided to develop their own. In this interview, David Eitzinger explains how Emonio fills a gap in the…

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