There are good opportunities for Swedish smart grid companies that are looking to export to Germany. The biggest possibilities are within e-mobility and charging infrastructure, energy storage and smart grid technology, but also smart cities and smart home products and solutions contributing to the Energiewende are needed. This is the conclusion of a webinar held by the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (GSCC) on behalf of Smart City Sweden.
At the webinar, the GSCC presented a report on smart grids in Germany, zooming in on the federal states of Baden-Württemberg and Nordrhein-Westfalen. Both have a strong industrial sector, a large population and are promoting new technology intensely.
Two corporates from each federal state confirmed the need for new products and solutions under the webinar and shared their hottest agenda topics with the audience. NetzeBW from Baden-Württemberg is focusing on the integration of renewable energy, mostly PV, charging infrastructure and redispatch 2.0. For Gelsenwasser from North Rhine-Westphalia, renewable energy, mostly wind power and PV, and e-mobility is equally of utmost importance, completed by district solutions and energy management systems. Both companies are looking forward to new contacts to Swedish companies, be it start-ups, scale-ups or medium-sized companies, offering a partnership, incubator activities (Netze BW) or investments.
The webinar was well-received by Swedish companies with smart grid solutions. Many of them are interested in entering the German market. The next step in the project of GSCC and Smart City Sweden is a market screening delegation trip of German corporates within smart grids to Sweden in autumn. The purpose of the delegation trip is to give the German corporates insights into the Swedish innovation ecosystem, present best practice examples and of course introduce innovative Swedish companies.
For Swedish smart grid companies, there is a possibility to present your product or solution to the delegation. Get in touch with Verena Adamheit. The program will be tailormade around the pitching companies and the most relevant verticals.
Curious about the report and the webinar’s presentation? Check out the website of GSCC – and don’t forget to register for this exciting pitch opportunity.