Innovation News

E.ON portfolio company Virta secures investment from JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20 May, 2020

Virta has recently announced another milestone: the company has secured an investment from JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (“JXTG”). The investment will be used to foster international growth in the E-Mobility sector and strengthen their position as a leading provider of energy for mobility. 

Odyssey Hackathon – imagining the future of energy markets

20 March, 2020

For the first time, E.ON takes part in this year’s Odyssey – one of Europe’s leading hackathons. Held in Groningen in the Netherlands in September 2020, Odyssey will mobilise utility companies, corporates, governments, non-profit organisations and entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries. Together, they’ll work on solutions for some of the century’s biggest challenges in areas like healthcare, energy transition and urban infrastructure.

E.ON Innovation project Simris nominated for Handelsblatt Energy Award

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. The project in the village of Simris in the Swedish province Skåne is the first local, de-centralized energy system in Sweden. Combining local Photo Voltaic (PV) and wind parks in Simris with smart energy control and distribution systems, E.ON’s Innovation team created an intelligent system that provides the local community with stable and up to 100% renewable energy.

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