Industry Partners

  • Partner Associations

    • bne members are the future of the energy industry. Electricity and gas suppliers as well as energy service companies such as advanced metering and billing firms, information technology companies, virtual power plant operators, demand response providers and load management firms, all have a voice in this dynamic and changing energy sector. bne member companies provide electricity, natural gas and energy services to more than 7 Mio customers in Germany today. We invite you to join our community.

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    • European Distributed Energy Resources Laboratories e.V. (DERlab) is an association of over 30 leading laboratories and research institutes in the field of distributed energy resources equipment and systems. The association develops joint requirements and quality criteria for the connection and operation of distributed energy resources (DER) and strongly supports the consistent development of DER technologies. DERlab offers testing and consulting services  for distributed generation (DG) to support the transition towards more decentralised power systems. 

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    • In its aim to create a Team France of smart grids stakeholders the professional association Think Smartgrids, created in April 2015, ensures the development of the French Sector among the world’s greatest economies and in a global market estimated to be worth 30 billion Euros.  

      The think smartgrids association is responsible for:

      • Federating and developing the smart grids Sector in France ;
      • Promoting the sector in Europe and across the world ;
      • Representing its members and their accomplishments among the industry’s key stakeholders.

      Think smartgrids gathers more than 80 members which activity address the following issues: integration of renewable resources, new uses, role of the prosumer, use of data, research and expertise, Network management and exploitation.

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  • Partners

    • IoT Now - How to run an IoT enabled business.

      With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, bi-monthly magazines, white-papers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals.

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    • Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.

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