E.ON has taken a further leap towards the development of zero-carbon communities by signing a 50-year agreement to provide clean energy to the UK’s first ‘smart’ commercial campus called Gravity. It is the UK’s first commercial smart campus that’s entirely committed to making zero-carbon energy a reality.
In many parts of Eastern Europe the number of new renewable energy plants cannot be connected to the grid, as this would exceed the currently available capacities. To tackle this challenge, an innovative energy storage system has been installed in the Hungarian village of Zánka.
Adjusting speed to the actual traffic situation and driving with foresight can radically lower the risk for accidents on the road. To warn drivers about road hazards in real time, Volvo Cars has partnered up with Waycare – a startup from E.ON’s investment portfolio - that provides an AI-based traffic management solution.
At the 2020 Grid Startup Challenge, the nine German E.ON regional subsidiaries together with e.Kundenservice Netz have selected promising startup solutions, which will now be tested in the operational business.
E.ON’s customer service provider for German network operators e.Kundenservice Netz (EKN) now brings a fresh slice of digital assistance to its customer service experience.
E.ON has participated in Odyssey Momentum, one of Europe’s leading hackathons that helps to build solutions for a number of complex 21st century challenges. The digital mass collaboration event saw more than 2,000 participants working as part of 100 selected teams.
The World Green Building Council has recently launched the “Health & Wellbeing Framework”, which consists of six principles that advance the sustainable built environment. As member of the Advisory Committee, E.ON Innovation actively contributed to the development of the trailblazing framework.
Today, E.ON starts collaboration with Aachen-based company gridX. The new partnership is launched alongside a pilot at E.ON’s headquarters in Essen, which makes dynamic charging for electric cars possible.
3 November 2020
"Innovation is the key for almost everything.” Energy Innovation Days 2020 were E.ON´s first virtual conference and the first-of-its-kind innovation event for the energy industry that took place beginning of October, 2020. The tree-day event covered the main aspects of the energy transition Electrification, Connectivity and Digitalisation.
30 October 2020
To support local authorities and legal private entities in their plans for sustainable energy projects on EU-islands, the European Islands Facility NESOI calls for application for over 3 million Euros of funding available.
17 October 2020
Fiege Logistics teamed up with E.ON to equip its headquarters at Münster/Osnabrück Airport with charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The goal of the joint project is to develop, test and implement modular E-Mobility solutions.
24 September 2020
To explore possibilities of the IoT, E.ON's Chief Operating Officer Leonhard Birnbaum visited Lemonbeat – a startup that simplifies the complex world of IoT while building an end-to-end enabling solution for IoT projects.
24 September 2020
Horizon 2020 project IElectrix is entering implementation phase with the opening of the very first demo site, located in Germany. IElectrix brings together 15 project partners from eight EU countries and distribution grid operator TATA Power DDL from India.
20 September 2020
To provide businesses with EV charging solutions that fit their individual needs, E.ON has launched a new business consulting tool OMNe.
19 September 2020
Vice President of Research and Development at E.ON SE, Energy Networks, Dr. Andreas Breuer, has been honoured with the Utilities Technology Council (UTC) Chairman Award.
10 August 2020
While zero-emission, fume-free electric vehicles make particular sense in cities as means of sustainably improving urban air quality, car drivers often have no means of charging their e-vehicles at home.
22 July 2020
To enhance electric grid resilience E.ON Innovation and B2B Solutions teams start collaboration with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Costain for a Resilience as a Service project (RaaS).
17 July 2020
Innovation has found a new home within the E.ON Group. In the context of the innogy acquisition, E.ON created a new entity that will identify and validate innovative solutions and drive partnerships.
1 July 2020
This year’s “Schulterblick” event, the third in the series presented by Digital Campus Zollverein and the first one organized by E.ON, followed its main idea “Digital - Regional – Together”.
24 June 2020
On June 18th more than 350 experts exchanged their knowledge at the digital InnoGrid Conference.
21 June 2020
This year’s EcoMotion, a leading E-Mobility conference, brought together the world’s leading car manufacturers together with top innovators.
20 May 2020
Virta has recently announced another milestone: the company has secured an investment from JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (“JXTG”).
3 April 2020
One of the challenges in adding fast electric vehicle charging stations to a network is that it's expensive. Another is that it can place a strain on the local power grid.
20 March 2020
For the first time, E.ON takes part in this year’s Odyssey – one of Europe’s leading hackathons.
17 February 2020
The E.ON Innovation team participated in this year's BRIDGE General Assembly to gain the latest insights into the European Commission initiative.
10 January 2020
E.ON’s project Simris selected as one of top three projects at this year’s Handelsblatt Energy Award, Smart City category.