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Tesvolt is now an “AG” with an outstanding Supervisory Board

Press release – Wittenberg/Germany, 2 September 2022 :

Tesvolt, a global technology leader for energy storage in the commercial and industrial sectors, has appointed outstanding members to its newly established Supervisory Board as it transforms into an “Aktiengesellschaft” (“AG”, comparable to a public limited company). In taking this step, Tesvolt AG is providing for highly dynamic business growth and further internationalisation. The members selected for the Supervisory Board combine comprehensive expertise in the energy industry, corporate administration and international financing, each bringing extensive experience and excellent networks in these fields.

Please find press pictures here: https://www.tesvolt.com/en/press/tesvolt-is-now-an-ag-with-an-outstanding-supervisory-board.html

With the transformation to AG status, the existing directors will be appointed to the Management Board. As CEO, Tesvolt co-founder Daniel Hannemann will take up the role of Chairman. Co-founder Simon Schandert will be responsible for the products and their technical development in his role as CTO. Finance expert Philipp Koecke, who recently joined the company, will be CFO.

Oliver Borrmann was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board in the inaugural meeting, and Claudia Thonet Deputy Chair. Johannes Meran and Ralf Christian make up the remainder of the Supervisory Board.

Oliver Borrmann is one of Germany’s most experienced venture capital investors. He is the founder and Managing Partner of bmp Ventures AG, which began investing in Tesvolt in early 2017 with its fund, “IBG Risikokapitalfonds III” of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. Tesvolt has also secured Ralf Christian, former CEO of the Energy Management division of Siemens, for the Supervisory Board. In his former role, he was responsible for 55,000 employees worldwide and over EUR 12 billion in revenue. He has been a key player in the global energy industry for two decades, with upper management positions at Siemens and GE. Ralf Christian was also involved in the establishment of Fluence Energy, a US-based provider of energy storage system solutions throughout the world. Johannes Meran is Managing Partner and CIO of the Liechtenstein Group, which is owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein and which made a significant investment in Tesvolt in the most recent funding round, in autumn 2021. Claudia Thonet is the founder and Managing Director of Claudia Thonet Agile Consulting and supports Tesvolt as an expert in organisational development in the context of agile transformation.

Daniel Hannemann and Simon Schandert, board members and majority shareholders in Tesvolt AG: “Following our successful funding round, we are now giving our company the structural basis for further growth. We are proud and pleased to have leading experts on the Supervisory Board to support us on this journey. Their expertise and contacts will give us key impetus for the further expansion of Tesvolt.”

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt AG specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with power ratings from 30 kilowatt hours through to many megawatt hours. Tesvolt uses high-performance battery cells from Samsung SDI. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at its Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 3,000 storage system projects worldwide and employs more than 170 people. The company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, “Innovator of the Year” from “TOP 100” and the smarter E Award in the “Outstanding Projects” category.

www.tesvolt.com

Contact

Ingo Valldorf
Corporate & Financial Communications
Phone: +49 3491 8797-234


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Tesvolt wins leading innovation prize for SMEs again

PRESS RELEASE – Wittenberg/Germany, 27 June 2022:

The battery storage system manufacturer has been named “Innovator of the Year 2022” //

Tesvolt, manufacturer of energy storage systems for commerce and industry, has been named “Innovator of the Year” in the TOP 100 competition for the second time. It secured first place in its size category of 51 to 200 employees in this leading innovation contest for German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The 24-member expert panel was impressed by the outstanding climate of innovation and the innovative technology that underpins Tesvolt’s energy storage systems. The TOP 100 trophy was presented on Friday as part of the German SME Summit in Frankfurt am Main’s Jahrhunderthalle. This was the competition’s 29th instalment.

You can find press images here: https://www.tesvolt.com/en/press/tesvolt-wins-leading-innovation-prize-for-smes-again.html

An agile organisation: everyone can be an innovator at Tesvolt

“I believe that innovations are revolutionary ideas that make our world a better place. With many countries now seeking to gain independence from Russian gas imports, innovation in the field of renewable energies is more important than ever before,” commented Daniel Hannemann, Co-Founder and CEO of Tesvolt. “Most of the time, innovations are the result of spontaneous ideas – and then you need the courage and the right environment to transform ideas into marketable products. Anyone can be an innovator at Tesvolt thanks to our agile organisational structure. I am tremendously proud of our joint effort in becoming Innovator of the Year again.”

Tesvolt opted to implement an agile organisational structure four years ago. Since then, it has dispensed with classic hierarchies. All employees receive comprehensive training on the methods of the agile organisational structure. “At Tesvolt, decisions are made in the team – in line with an agile principle that rapidly leads to results. This approach works exceptionally well,” reported Tjorven Niels Graßnick, Corporate Agile Coach at Tesvolt. “All employees have also received company shares, which also promotes a climate of innovation.”

Technological innovation saves electricity costs

Tesvolt’s innovative energy management system (EMS) was also a crucial factor in the panel naming the Wittenberg-based company Innovator of the Year once more. The EMS captures the energy flows of all consumers and producers and controls them as efficiently as possible. This allows to combine a range of applications, such as optimised self-consumption and intelligent peak shaving. Previously, operators had to choose one of the possible uses in advance. So the energy storage system adapts better to the individual requirements of commercial and industrial uses and thus saves even more electricity costs.

Scientific selection procedure

The TOP 100 innovation competition is based on a scientific selection procedure. Prof. Nikolaus Franke (one of the world’s leading innovation researchers, with 25 research awards to his name) and his team compared 436 SMEs based on more than 100 innovation indicators. They scrutinised the climate of innovation and the management team’s willingness to promote innovation, and the success of the resulting products on the market. The expert panel used this analysis to choose the winners. The panel is made up of experts from business, academia, the media and politics – including the likes of consultant Roland Berger and politician Gregor Gysi. The competition’s project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research and the German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (BVMW).

“The competition was very strong again this year and it was impressive to see how innovative SMEs have dealt with the changes and challenges of our time. From the large amount of applicants, we determined the best“, said Prof. Nikolaus Franke, scientific director of the contest. The jury awarded Tesvolt the top grade of A+ in the four categories of Innovation Promoting Top Management, Innovation Climate, Innovative Processes & Organisation and External Orientation.

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with power ratings from 30 kilowatt hours through to many megawatt hours. Tesvolt uses high-performance battery cells from Samsung SDI. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at its Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 3,000 storage system projects worldwide and employs almost 150 people. The company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category and the International Rural Electrification Award (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

Press contact

Vera Neuhäuser
Tel. +49 30 – 221 83 82 49
Mobil +49 178 – 53 68 425
vera.neuhaeuser@sunbeam-communications.com


VARTA presents high-performance energy storage in a unique aluminum design

PRESS RELEASE – Ellwangen, 5. Mai 2022:

VARTA.wall is the start of a new product generation for energy self-sufficient living.

VARTA is presenting the completely new high-performance energy storage system VARTA.wall at Smarter E Europe. Its newly developed die-cast aluminum housing with an installation depth of just ten centimeters makes it one of the most space-saving storage systems on the German market. A special boost function increases the security of supply in emergency power mode. The storage system is the first element of a new VARTA product generation for energy self-sufficient living, which will be expanded with additional devices and services in the coming months.

Press pictures: https://sunbeam-communications.com/en/press-pictures-varta-presents-high-performance-energy-storage-in-a-unique-aluminum-design/

Peter Werner, General Manager Energy Storage Systems: „VARTA.wall stands for VARTA’s development and design expertise. This new storage device is based on the experience and technology commitment from 135 years of VARTA’s company history. It heralds a generation change in our stationary storage systems.

High performance even in emergency power mode

VARTA.wall was developed in Germany, is produced in Europe and is the first high-voltage storage system from VARTA with a capacity of ten to 20 kilowatt hours. Depending on the inverter used, the power is between 5.24 kW and 10.4 kW. Up to five systems can be operated in parallel.

The storage system is capable of providing emergency power and can supply the entire house with electricity in the event of a grid failure. A boost function increases the discharge rate (C rate), which is 0.5 in continuous operation, to 0.75 for a short time. This enables the storage system to absorb peak loads, such as those that occur when electronic devices are started.

Extremely flexible and easy installation

Dominik Gluba, Head of Operations Energy Storage Systems: „During the development, the focus was on our specialist partners’ desire for flexible and simple installation. This starts with the inverter compatibility, continues with the modularity and also includes the innovative module design and connector system. This allows the storage system to be installed in under 30 minutes.

VARTA.wall is compatible with various market-leading inverter brands, including the market leader SMA, which is also the launch partner of the new storage system, and Kostal. Further compatibilities are in preparation. Thanks to its modular design, the storage device is also suitable for a wide variety of system configurations. The VARTA connector system ensures that the system components do not have to be wired.

New product family for energy self-sufficient living

In the coming months, VARTA will be launching further devices and services for energy self-sufficient living. This will include a wall box and a separate electricity tariff. The company is thus establishing itself as a partner for all households that are promoting their own energy transition.

VARTA will be presenting its energy storage systems from 11th to 13th May at Smarter E Europe in Munich in Hall B1, Stand 210.

About VARTA AG

VARTA AG produces and markets a comprehensive battery portfolio from microbatteries, household batteries, energy storage systems to customer-specific battery solutions for a variety of applications and, as a technology leader, sets industry standards in important areas. As the parent company of the group, it operates in the business segments “Lithium-Ion Solutions & Microbatteries” and “Household Batteries”.
The “Lithium-Ion Solutions & Microbatteries” segment focuses on microbatteries, lithium-ion coin power, lithium-ion round cells (lithium-ion large cells) and the lithium-ion battery pack business. Through intensive research and development, VARTA sets global standards in many areas of lithium-ion technology and microbatteries, making it a recognized innovation leader in the important growth markets of lithium-ion technology and in primary hearing aid batteries. The “Household Batteries” segment comprises the battery business for end customers, including household batteries, accumulators, chargers, portable power (power banks) and lights as well as energy storage devices.
The VARTA AG Group currently employs almost 4,700 people. With five production and manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia as well as sales centers in Asia, Europe and the USA, the operating subsidiaries of VARTA AG are currently active in over 75 countries around the world.

Media contact

Christian Kucznierz
Head of Corporate Communications
Tel: +49 79 61 921-2727
christian.kucznierz@varta-ag.com


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Tesvolt to showcase new series of energy storage systems at The smarter E

PRESS RELEASE – Wittenberg, 02.05.2022:

Higher energy density and economic efficiency //

Tesvolt will present its new series of energy storage systems designed for commercial and industrial use at ees Europe in Munich, Germany. The new battery storage systems are set apart by their higher energy density and particularly high economic efficiency. The E series is Tesvolt’s response to the global shortage of chips in energy storage systems; the new systems are configured to use 80% fewer chips. This allows the manufacturer to produce its battery storage system solutions in larger batches and meet the skyrocketing demand for commercial storage systems.

Press pictures: https://www.tesvolt.com/de/presse/antwort-auf-chipmangel-tesvolt-stellt-neue-stromspeicher-serie-auf-smarter-e-messe-vor.html

Commerce looking for independent energy supply

With electricity costs so high at the moment, many commercial companies are currently struggling to survive, and they want to achieve independence with their own photovoltaic installation and energy storage system, for example. We have also seen this development reflected in the demand for our storage systems, which has increased enormously in recent weeks,“,reported Daniel Hannemann, Co-Founder and CEO of Tesvolt. „Because the E series uses fewer chips, we can produce it in much larger batches – and help more commercial operations switch to an independent power supply.

Optimised and streamlined for economic efficiency

In both purchasing and operations, the storage systems in the E series cost less than the existing A series, due in part to the fact that the new battery modules, which can store almost 70% more energy, are arranged more compactly. The E series also uses the latest-generation Samsung SDI lithium-ion cells, making it even more powerful and robust. This gives the overall system an efficiency rating of over 90 percent – significantly higher than that of conventional energy storage systems on the market.

Suitable for any application

The storage systems in the E series meet the same quality criteria as the A series, but higher energy density and an optimised design mean we can produce them in larger quantities,“, explains Simon Schandert, Co-Founder and CTO of Tesvolt. „The E series is available in different product variants too, so it offers the right battery storage system for every application.“ The storage systems in the E series shave peak loads, optimise self-consumption and supply back-up power. They function both on-grid and off-grid and are also very well suited as charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The capacity of the new energy storage system solutions ranges from 70 kilowatt hours to several megawatt hours.

Power quality technology increases machinery lifespans

The quality of the electricity is another thing that’s important to many commercial and industrial operations, because it improves machines’ durability. That’s why we’ve integrated our power quality technology in both the TS-I HV 80 E and TS-I HV 100 E. It ensures good, consistent electricity quality – giving us a genuine USP on the market“, affirmed Mr Schandert. An active grid filter stabilises voltage and frequency, all the while reducing load imbalance, reactive power and harmonics in the commercial operation’s utility grid.

Visit Tesvolt at ees Europe in Munich between 11 and 13 May 2022!

Location: booth 110 in Hall B2

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with power ratings from 30 kilowatt hours through to many megawatt hours. Tesvolt uses high-performance battery cells from Samsung SDI. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at its Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 3,000 storage system projects worldwide and employs almost 150 people. The company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” Innovation Award and the smarter E Award in the “Outstanding Projects” category.

www.tesvolt.com

Press contact

Vera Neuhäuser
Tel. +49 30 – 221 83 82 49
Mobil +49 178 – 53 68 425
vera.neuhaeuser@sunbeam-communications.com


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Market reacts to energy crisis – sharp increase in demand for Tesvolt energy storage systems

PRESS RELEASE – Wittenberg/Germany, 11 April 2022:

Tesvolt, one of the world’s leading producers of energy storage technology for the commercial and industrial sectors, is currently experiencing a sharp increase in the demand for its battery storage systems that significantly exceed long-term growth trends. Against the backdrop of dramatic increases in oil and gas prices, Tesvolt’s order volume has seen a rapid increase over recent weeks and, in March 2022, peaked at 195% over that of the previous year.

You can find press images here: https://www.tesvolt.com/de/presse/markt-reagiert-auf-energiekrise-nachfrage-nach-tesvolt-stromspeichern-steigt-deutlich.html

Daniel Hannemann, Tesvolt CEO and co-founder: „The tragic events in Ukraine are showing just how much the industrial sector depends on Russian oil and gas. This vast surge in orders highlights that increasingly more companies are now looking to quickly and permanently reduce their dependency on fossil fuels. In order to do so, we need to effectively couple renewable energy generation systems with decentralised energy storage solutions.

Currently, demand for commercial energy storage systems has drastically surged, particularly from Western Europe. The move towards replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy and suitable storage systems is especially strong among medium-sized businesses. The key drivers behind this development are the high fuel prices and the expansion of the charging infrastructure.

Daniel Hannemann: „Efficient storage and use of renewable energy is the most important requirement for becoming independent of oil and gas in the long term – and for achieving the ecologically necessary energy transition. This has become increasingly more evident in recent weeks in the European economy, and it is now up to our sector to provide first-rate solutions for meeting this demand quickly and comprehensively. And this is precisely what we are investing in.

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with power ratings from 30 kilowatt hours through to many megawatt hours. Tesvolt uses high-performance battery cells from Samsung SDI. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at its Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 3,000 storage system projects worldwide and employs almost 150 people. The company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” award for innovation and the international award for rural electrification (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

Press contact


Vera Neuhäuser
Tel. +49 30 – 221 83 82 49
Mobil +49 178 – 53 68 425
vera.neuhaeuser@sunbeam-communications.com


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Finance expert Philipp Koecke becomes CFO of Tesvolt

PRESS RELEASE – Wittenberg, Germany, 4 April 2022:

Philipp Koecke becomes Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Tesvolt, one of the world’s leading providers of energy storage systems for commerce and industry. The finance expert, aged 50, has international industry experience in renewable energies; his previous roles include leading a large listed company as Chief Financial Officer. He will join the Tesvolt team at the beginning of May.

You can find press images here: https://www.tesvolt.com/de/presse/finanzexperte-philipp-koecke-wird-cfo-bei-tesvolt.html

15 years as CFO of Solarworld

Koecke, who studied economics, spent a number of years as an investment manager at a technology-oriented investment company. Afterwards, he led the finance department at Solarworld AG for 15 years. In his time there, the company achieved annual turnover of up to EUR 1.3 billion. Alongside his board duties, he was also a member of the Board of Directors at the company’s US subsidiaries, which together counted more than 1,000 employees. He supported Solarworld as it grew to more than 3,000 employees and contributed significantly to the successful expansion of the company. In 2017, Koecke moved into senior management at a fast-growing technology firm. He brings with him a deep understanding of the engineering involved in renewable energies and storage technology.

Helping to shape the global energy transition

Tesvolt has a technological edge that is helping the company to play an increasingly important role in the international storage market as well. Supporting this development and thus actively contributing to the global energy transition is very appealing to me,” says Koecke. “The team and its agile organisation also helped to convince me.

Well-positioned for further growth

Our company is undergoing a period of rapid growth, both in Germany and abroad. We are accordingly very happy to have gained in Philipp Koecke a CFO who has already closely supported growth in other companies,“, says Daniel Hannemann, co-founder and Managing Director at Tesvolt. „At the same time, Philipp knows the market of our key business areas very well. We’re very much looking forward to the collaboration.

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with power ratings from 30 kilowatt hours through to many megawatt hours. Tesvolt uses high-performance battery cells from Samsung SDI. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at its Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 3,000 storage system projects worldwide and employs almost 150 people. The company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” award for innovation and the international award for rural electrification (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

Press contact


Vera Neuhäuser
Tel. +49 30 – 221 83 82 49
Mobil +49 178 – 53 68 425
vera.neuhaeuser@sunbeam-communications.com


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decarbXpo is looking for Energy Storage and Decarbonisation Start-ups

PRESS RELEASE

decarbXpo is looking for Energy Storage and Decarbonisation Start-ups

Start-up Area connects young companies with industry, trade and investors

Düsseldorf, Germany, February 24, 2022 – This year’s trade fair for energy storage systems and industrial decarbonisation, decarbXpo, offers start-ups and young companies direct access to a wide range of industries and trade segments. The special offer for the expo’s Start-up Area is geared towards companies that are less than five years old and have an annual turnover of five million euros or less.

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Focus on connecting industry with technology providers

At decarbXpo start-ups and young companies get direct networking access to industry and trade, spanning from SMEs to large corporations. The trade show cooperates with seven other leading trade fairs to ensure broad industry participation. This network currently reaches more than 400,000 trade visitors from the retail, paper, plastics, metal and glass industries. Further co-operations are being realized. The expo also cooperates with the VDMA’s (German Engineering Federation) Power-to-X working group, adding further industry contacts to the event.

In view of current climate policy developments, companies from all industries are under pressure to reduce their CO2 emissions and ensure “green supply chains”. At decarbXpo, they can network with suppliers of innovative systems and services and find solutions. The Start-up Area offers young innovators the opportunity to present their technologies and services alongside renowned providers and establish contacts with potential customers and partners.

Additional funding for German start-ups from BMWK

decarbXpo is listed as a leading international trade fair by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The listing enables young innovative companies to receive reimbursement of up to 60 percent of their trade fair exhibitor costs as part of a BMWK funding program.

Networking with investors

Innovations need investments, and young companies often rely on funding to realize new technologies and market them internationally. “At decarbXpo, industry representatives, energy technology providers and investors from 60 countries come together over three days to exchange information about the latest developments and technologies. There is great potential for innovation in decarbonisation and energy storage – not only relating to hydrogen solutions. In the Start-up Area we are looking to attract young companies that are real change makers in this field and provide long-term solutions for industrial and commercial decarbonisation“, says Nilgün Meyer-Koca, Senior Project Manager, decarbXpo.

For more information about the Start-up Area at decarbXpo: www.decarbxpo.com/startups_en

About decarbXpo

The Expo for Decarbonized Industries > ENERGY STORAGE is the platform for climate neutrality in industry and commerce. The trade show presents the most comprehensive range of energy storage systems and solutions for industrial and commercial decarbonization. The conference program combines hands-on expert forums with EUROSOLAR’s world-leading scientific International Energy Storage Conference (IRES) and the From Production to Application: The #P2X Conference of VDMA. decarbXpo 2022 will take place from September 20 – 22 at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Center.

Press contact:

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH | decarbXpo
Daniel Krauß
Tel. +49(0)211-4560-598
Email: KraussD@messe-duesseldorf.de


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Messe Düsseldorf and VDMA: decarbXpo to become leading trade fair for Power-to-X applications

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Messe Düsseldorf and VDMA: decarbXpo to become leading trade fair for Power-to-X applications

Düsseldorf, 11. January 2022 – The Expo for Decarbonized Industries > ENERGY STORAGE (decarbXpo) is evolving to become the leading trade fair for Power-to-X technologies and products. To achieve this goal, the VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) Power-to-X for Applications work group and Messe Düsseldorf have now signed an agreement. The coming event will take place at the trade fair centre in Düsseldorf from 20 to 22 September 2022, in parallel to glasstec, the world’s leading trade fair for the glass industry.

Pictures of the Energy Storage Europe from 2019 can be downloaded here: https://medianet.messe-duesseldorf.de/press/energy-storage/main

VDMA will contribute its expertise and contacts within the industry to strengthen the trade fair’s green hydrogen and Power-to-X offer. Power-to-X for Applications will be involved in a number of ways, including shaping the decarbXpo trade fair’s programme and panels, and will also be present at the fair with its own stand.

Hydrogen and P2X technologies decisive for industrial decarbonisation

VDMA has been a partner of numerous industrial goods fairs at the Düsseldorf location for years, including the world’s leading fairs for energy-intensive industries such as glass and metal production. “The new partnership shows that the machine and plant construction sector takes its responsibility for ensuring the industry becomes climate neutral seriously. The Power-to-X technologies presented at decarbXpo are a decisive element in reducing CO2 emissions in energy-intensive fields of application in the industry. The trade fair thus contributes significantly to implementing the greenhouse gas reduction targets,” says Peter Müller-Baum, Managing Director of Power-to-X for Applications, confidently. The decarbXpo cooperates with various trade fairs and thus brings storage providers and experts for energy efficiency together with industrial and commercial storage technology users. “The cooperation with VDMA is an excellent addition to our existing partnerships in the industry, as it strengthens the trade fair’s hydrogen and Power-to-X segment quite decisively,” adds Bernd Jablonowski, Executive Director at Messe Düsseldorf.

New opportunities for machine construction

The machine and plant construction sector is developing necessary and sustainable technologies to counteract climate change. Converting green electricity into other energy carriers via Power-to-X is a key technology that will help the industry and the traffic sector become climate neutral, which is a significant contribution. In their function as energy storage systems, hydrogen and other Power-to-X solutions furthermore contribute to securing the energy sector’s supply,” explains Peter Müller-Baum. “With Messe Düsseldorf and the Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE, we have now found a strong partner with whom we can develop a corresponding trade fair.

About decarbXpo

The Expo for Decarbonized Industries > ENERGY STORAGE is the platform for climate neutrality in industry and commerce. The trade show presents the most comprehensive range of energy storage systems and solutions for industrial and commercial decarbonization. The conference program combines hands-on expert forums with EUROSOLAR’s world-leading scientific International Energy Storage Conference (IRES). decarbXpo 2022 will take place from September 20 – 22 at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Center.

About VDMA Power-to-X for Applications

The VDMA represents more than 3,400 German and European companies of the mechanical engineering industry. The industry stands for innovation, export orientation and medium-sized businesses. The companies employ around four million people in Europe, more than one million of them in Germany. Mechanical and plant engineering represents a European turnover volume of around 800 billion euros. With a net value added of around 270 billion euros, it contributes the highest share of the entire manufacturing sector to the European gross domestic product. VDMA “Power-to-X for Applications” is a cross-industry platform for exchange, communication, and cooperation in the P2X community. It involves all important stakeholders, from the development of manufacturing processes through the production of synthetic fuels and raw materials using power-to-X technologies to the end customer. With our activities, we promote a holistic and technology-open approach to the transformation of energy systems, and we raise public awareness of environmentally friendly energy use and mobility.

Press Contact

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH | decarbXpo
Daniel Krauß
Phone: +49(0)211-4560-598
E-Mail: KraussD@messe-duesseldorf.de

VDMA Engines and Systems | VDMA Power-to-X for Applications | CIMAC
Michael Herrmann
Phone: +49 69 6603-1184
Michael.Herrmann@vdma.org


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Tesvolt energy storage systems ensure green hydrogen generation

PRESS RELEASE

Tesvolt energy storage systems ensure green hydrogen generation

Largest contract to date for the battery storage system manufacturer

Wittenberg, Germany, 4 October 2021 – The Schaper Group is working with battery storage system manufacturer Tesvolt to implement a range of “green hydrogen” projects. It is the largest contract in the history of the Wittenberg-based company, with the collaboration promising revenues of around EUR 40 million for Tesvolt by 2023. The Schaper Group is installing Tesvolt energy storage systems with a total capacity of up to 40 megawatt hours (MWh) for the hydrogen pioneer Apex Group. The intelligent battery storage solutions offer hydrogen electrolysers a reliable power supply when solar or wind systems fail to produce sufficient energy.

You can find press images here: https://www.tesvolt.com/en/press/tesvolt-energy-storage-systems-ensure-green-hydrogen-generation.html

Green hydrogen at any time

We want to enable climate-neutral production for commercial and industrial companies. And for this the Schaper Group is exactly the right partner,” explains Daniel Hannemann, founder and Commercial Director at Tesvolt. “In its projects for the hydrogen pioneer Apex, Schaper has demonstrated that energy supply using only renewables is possible.

Apex supplies industrial companies around the world with heat and electricity, both of which are produced completely emission-free from hydrogen. An electrolyser generates hydrogen using electricity from renewable energies. If solar and wind energy systems fail to provide the required volume of electricity, the high-performance electricity storage systems from Tesvolt supply the electrolyser with green surplus energy from temporary storage. Even if the public power grid fails, the Tesvolt storage systems provide an uninterruptible power supply for all consumers.

Schaper Group deploys Tesvolt storage systems exclusively

The Schaper Group plans and implements high-level control technology and energy integration for the hydrogen production plants. In its projects for Apex, Schaper relies exclusively on the intelligent battery storage systems from Tesvolt, which have already received a number of innovation awards.

It is the efficiency and service life of Tesvolt’s energy storage systems which particularly stand out in comparison with other manufacturers,” explains Hermann Huss, Owner and Managing Director of the Schaper Group. “We have been working with Tesvolt on various projects for almost three years now and we are impressed by the quality of Tesvolt battery storage systems. Together we want to develop further green energy solutions for manufacturing companies in the future.

 

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with prismatic battery cells from Samsung SDI, based on nickel manganese cobalt oxide. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at their Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has implemented more than 2,200 storage system projects and employs more than 100 people. The young company has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” award for innovation and the international award for rural electrification (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

 

About Schaper

The Schaper Group develops complex energy supply systems with a complete implementation service for its customers. The company was founded in 1926 and employs 180 people. The dedicated SEnC control system developed by the Schaper Group combines generation, storage and reference systems to create an innovative, individual energy solution.

www.schaper-herford.de

 

Press contact

Vera Neuhäuser
Tel. +49 30 – 221 83 82 49
Mobile +49 178 – 53 68 425
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An evolutionary leap for ENERGY STORAGE > Expo for Decarbonised Industries

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An evolutionary leap for ENERGY STORAGE > Expo for Decarbonised Industries

A platform that unites technology and services for industrial and commercial decarbonisation

Düsseldorf, 28 September 2021 – Messe Düsseldorf expands ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE into an Expo for Decarbonised Industries. The new format will be held from 20 to 22 September 2022 at the Düsseldorf trade fair centre in parallel with the world-leading trade fair glasstec. Along with a variety of storage solutions, it offers the industrial and commercial sectors a range of products and solutions, along with consultation, for decarbonisation that has never been seen before. The solid progress of this trade fair reflects the revolution in industry, politics, NGOs and society in general.

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Climate-neutrality and decarbonisation are two mega-trends for the industry of tomorrow. In North-Rhine Westphalia, Thyssen Krupp Steel took on a pioneering role with its implementation of a special hydrogen process. Simultaneously, the state government and federal government are pursuing the goal of advancing climate protection and transformation of the energy system with significant investments in line with their Climate Change Act. The Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE forms the perfect platform for industrial and commercial decarbonisation in Germany.

The title, “Expo for Decarbonised Industries”, addresses many industries whose leading trade fairs are already held on our home ground”, states Gerrit Nawracala, Project Director for the trade fair, and continues: “We are thus able to find the right answers to the challenges and questions that our customers have on climate protection, energy costs and supply security in a targeted way.

Whether the industry be chemistry, steel, automotive or construction, this structural change affects all of them alike and will be accelerated by the new political framework conditions. “The energy revolution needs solutions that work on an industrial scale, such as those for producing hydrogen, for example. To this end, we network our partner industries with specialised technological suppliers and service providers”, states Nawracala. This specialist trade fair will be supported by the German Engineering Association (VDMA) and its partner of many years, the German Energy Storage System Association, a registered association, in expanding its themes.

Holding the Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE and glasstec simultaneously creates a win-win situation for the industry. Glass manufacturing is an energy-intensive process that also creates high quantities of CO2 emissions. Stricter constraints and increasing CO2 taxes are forcing the glass industry to act, and not just in Germany. This creates a huge demand for solutions for reducing emissions and more energy efficiency. This demand is covered with custom solutions and products from our exhibitors”, affirms Nawracala.

In addition to the huge variety in energy storage systems, the Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE also offers a high-quality conference and forum programme on the subjects of research, science and industry which are currently affecting both manufacturers and potential users of energy storage systems. More information is available at www.decarbxpo.com

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Press and Public Relations for Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE

Daniel Krauß
Tel. +49 (0)211-4560-598
E-mail: KraussD@messe-duesseldorf.de


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Tesvolt expands its operations on four continents

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Tesvolt expands its operations on four continents

Wittenberg, Cape Town, São Paulo, 07/09/2021 – Tesvolt, a manufacturer of battery storage systems for commercial and industrial use, has posted strong growth in the first half of 2021. Alongside high demand for intelligent energy storage systems in Germany, international business is a key engine for growth. Over 40% of Tesvolt’s turnover now comes from international sales. It also plans to enter the North American market next year.

You can find press images here: https://www.tesvolt.com/en/press/tesvolt-expands-its-operations-on-four-continents.html

Marked rise in international orders

Our mission is to bring affordable green energy to every corner of the world,” explains Tesvolt’s Commercial Director, Daniel Hannemann. “We’ve come quite a bit closer to the goal yet again. In addition to our sales activities in Europe, we’ve established new sales partnerships in Latin America and Africa and deepened our partnership in the Australian market. We’ve also noticed the effect of this in the number of international orders, which has risen by 170% when compared to the first half of 2020.

Market share in Europe and overseas

In Europe, Tesvolt’s market share in the commercial energy storage systems segment is around 20%, with its market share in its core segment of battery storage systems in the 30 kWh to 1 MWh size classes at 49% in Germany alone. Tesvolt has a market share in the double digits in some of its overseas markets as well.

Major renewable energy specialist named sales partner in Africa

For the African market, Tesvolt works with Cape Town-based Solarworld Africa, one of the biggest specialist retailers for high-quality components in the field of renewable energies.

As the energy infrastructure in Africa varies widely from country to country, our customers’ requirements are also extremely diverse,” says Managing Director of Solarworld Africa, Gregor Küpper. “The storage systems from Tesvolt can fulfil all of these requirements.”

South America: huge market potential for power storage systems

In South America, Tesvolt works together with the project developer Brasal Energia, which is based in Brazil’s capital of Brasília. For the Brazilian market, Tesvolt’s authorised service partner is Ideatek, which is based in the São Paulo area.

Tesvolt is the technology leader in the commercial storage system market and works together with the premium inverter manufacturer SMA. That generates a lot of trust and puts the company on a good footing in Brazil,” says Ideatek Director Rogerio Mattos. “Power storage systems have huge market potential in Brazil because the electricity for business and industry during the day is five to eight times more expensive than during night-time hours.” Battery storage systems therefore often amortise within just a few years.

Tesvolt has already outfitted over 2,200 projects worldwide with its battery storage systems. Power storage systems from Tesvolt help commercial and industrial companies on every continent reliably draw inexpensive electricity.

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with prismatic battery cells from Samsung SDI based on nickel manganese cobalt oxide. Tesvolt manufactures its power storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at their Wittenberg site in Germany and delivers them worldwide. The young company with over 100 employees has already received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” award for innovation and the international award for rural electrification (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

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Tesvolt aims to accelerate inductive charging for electric vehicles

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Tesvolt aims to accelerate inductive charging for electric vehicles

Energy storage system manufacturer now shareholder in think tank for high-performance charging

Wittenberg, Munich/Germany, 7 July 2021 – Tesvolt is now a shareholder in Stercom Power Solutions, a first mover in the field of inductive charging. The two companies want to join forces to expedite wireless charging of electric cars, buses and lorries to make driving electric even more convenient, efficient and economical. The expert in commercial energy storage systems, already the recipient of several awards for innovation, and the think tank for high-performance charging have found answers to as yet unresolved questions – like delivering sufficient charging power and finding the right parking position over the magnetic coil.

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Supercharging delivers unlimited range

Stercom is a complete technology specialist and one of the first to develop really good products in the field of inductive charging,” explains Simon Schandert, founder and Chief Technical Officer at Tesvolt. “Our aim is to work together to bring highly efficient charging systems to the market and even in the medium term to enable inductive supercharging with up to 200 kilowatt charging power. This would also make it more efficient to charge while driving in the future.

Wireless charging involves transferring electrical energy in an inductive, in other words contactless, process from a magnetic coil in or on the floor to a receiver coil in the electric vehicle. This allows for many short but high-speed charging processes – for example on shopping centre forecourts, in multi-storey car parks as well as at home. Car makers like Audi and BMW are already installing charging coils in new vehicle models.

Inductive 44 kW charging station

So far the only wireless charging suitable for mass-production has just 3.2 kW. We want to introduce an inductive charging station to the market with a charging power of 44 kW, which means charging 14 times faster,” explains Daniel Hannemann, founder and Commercial Director at Tesvolt. “The marketable silicon carbide technology from Stercom works at 95 percent efficiency to permit a highly streamlined energy transfer – and a distance of up to 20 centimetre between the sender and receiver coils, something no other provider on the market has been able to do.” The charging stations will also contain intelligent software which shows the driver the right parking position for the vehicle over the magnetic coil.

Smaller batteries mean cheaper electric cars

Short and frequent charging dispenses with the need for large car batteries, given that the batteries only need to be around half the size. This significantly lowers the price of electric vehicles while making them lighter and therefore more efficient,” says Robert Sterff, founder and CEO at Stercom. Short and powerful charges do however place high demands on car batteries. “In Germany there is lot of research being done into solid-state batteries, which are particularly well suited for this.

First vehicles charge wirelessly

There are still some other challenges when it comes to inductive charging. The issue of how to pay for wireless charging, for example, has not been resolved. And the applicable DIN standard 61980-1 “Electric vehicle wireless power transfer systems” is still in the development stage. “We have already delivered inductive technology for international car manufacturers, and vehicles are in the test-run phase around the world,” reports Sterff. Wireless charging is, he continues, the future. Test routes with magnetic coils under the asphalt are already in place in countries like Italy, France and Sweden. And BMW has predicted blanket coverage of inductive charging by 2030 already.

 

About Tesvolt

Tesvolt specialises in battery storage systems for commerce and industry. The innovative company produces intelligent lithium storage systems with prismatic battery cells from Samsung SDI based on nickel manganese cobalt oxide. Tesvolt manufactures its commercial storage system solutions in series production at Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems at their Wittenberg site and delivers them worldwide. Tesvolt has already implemented more than 2,200 storage system projects and employs almost 100 people in its team. The young company has received several awards, including the German Entrepreneur Award in the “Rising Stars” category, the “TOP 100” award for innovation and the international award for rural electrification (ARE).

www.tesvolt.com

 

About Stercom

Stercom Power Solutions is a market-leading innovator in the field of inductive and tethered charging and power electronics. The company was established in 2014 in the south of Munich and its young team brings together outstanding expertise on all aspects covering the efficiency and safety of systems with high voltages and currents. Stercom is also a specialist in supercap storage systems that are used around the world for peak shaving in catapult launch roller coasters. The think tank developed one of the most powerful supercap storage systems in the world for the research project “Einstein Elevator” at the Leibniz University Hanover, which is used in the simulation of weightlessness.

https://stercom.de

 

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