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Technologies, Ideas And Concepts: The Smarter E Award 2024 Finalists Showcase Pioneering Solutions For The Energy Transition

Munich, Pforzheim / Germany - The energy industry is undergoing a dynamic transformation process worldwide. Renewable energies have become increasingly economical in recent years and are now the most cost-effective solution for generating electricity.

At the same time, the pace of expansion of renewable energies is continuing to increase both nationally and internationally. As a result, renewables are now in the fast lane in many countries.

Visionary companies are making a major contribution to this development with their progressive technologies, ideas and concepts. The best and most innovative new developments have now been nominated for The smarter E Award 2024. The award is presented in a total of five categories: Photovoltaics, Energy Storage, E-Mobility, Smart Integrated Energy and Outstanding Projects.

The winners will be presented with their awards on the eve of The smarter E Europe, Europe's largest trade fair alliance for the energy industry, on June 18, 2024 at the International Congress Center Messe München (ICM). From June 19 - 21, 2024, The smarter E Europe trade fair at Messe München will focus on cross-industry solutions for a 24/7 renewable energy supply in the electricity, heating and transport sectors.

The Innovation Award recognizes companies and products that are actively shaping a sustainable energy world. This year's finalists highlight clear trends - from artificial intelligence and digital twins to software-as-a-service solutions and higher performance and efficiency.

Below is an overview of the finalists for The smarter E Awards 2024:

The finalists in the Photovoltaics category are Aiko Energy (China), ArcelorMittal Construction (France), Euronergy (Netherlands), Institut für Solarenergieforschung ISFH + Aerial PV Inspection (Germany), NexWafe (Germany). PVcase (Lithuania), Shenzhen Hopewind Electric (China), SMA Solar Technology (Germany), Solar Materials (Germany) and Wavelabs Solar Metrology Systems (Germany).

The finalists in the Energy Storage category include Contemporary Amperex Technology Co, Limited (CATL) (China), Cubenergy (China), Enphase Energy (USA), ESS Tech (USA), Hager Energy (Germany), Jackery Technology (USA), Pfannenberg Europe (Germany), Sigenergy Technology Co, Ltd (China), sonnen (Germany) and TrinaStorage (China).

Finalists in the e-mobility category are Autel Europe (Germany), Designwerk Technologies (Switzerland), EcoG (Germany), Huawei Digital Power (China), Road (Netherlands), Solar Paint by Apollo Power (Israel), Vector Informatik (Germany) and XCharge Europe (Germany).

The finalists in the Smart Integrated Energy category are CyberGrid (Germany), Delfos - Intelligence Asset Management (Spain), Dvlp Energy (Germany), Entrix (Germany), Off-Grid Europe (Germany), Pionierkraft (Germany), Solaredge (Israel), Suena (Germany) and The Mobility House (Germany).

The finalists in the Outstanding Projects category are 3SUN (Italy), Beijing Hyperstrong Technology (China), Boreal Light (Germany), CALB Group (China), Huawei Digital Power (China), IO-Dynamics (Germany), Longi Solar Technology (China), Max Solar (Germany), Red Sea Global (Saudi Arabia) and Siemens (Germany).

Source: IWR Online, 14 May 2024