Nominees Product Innovation Awards European Utility Week 2014

Published: Fri 17 Oct 2014
A blog entry by Isobel Chillman

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The 12 nominees from the 4 categories of the European Utility Week Product Innovation Awards have been made public. After an intense period of sifting through the numerous entries the judges announced the 3 nominees from the 4 categories.

Energy Storage

Altom Grid - MaxSine™ eStorage

Chakratec Ltd - Fltwheel Energy Storage

Electrovaya - Lithium Ion Super Polymerᴿ 2.0 Energy Storage System

The Grid and Renewable integration

Tollgrade Communications - Lighthouseᴿ MV Power Sensor

Omicron Electronics - Votano 100

ABB - Unisec Smart grid

Smart Home and End User Engagement

Aqua-Rimit - Leak Buster

Climote - Climote OB

Simple Energy - Simple Energy Virtual Home

Smart Metering, ICT and Grid Security

Ventyx (ABB) - Outage Lifecycle management

C3 Energy - Smart grid Analytics Software

Altran - STE²AM

Jens Weinmann, Chairmain of the Judging Committee, commented “Based on complementary criteria like originality, practicality and sustainability, our committee has selected a strong set of contenders for the 2014 EUW Product Innovation Awards.”

He also added “The transformation of the energy system, as we observe it today, is not only driven by regulation: innovation plays a fundamental role as an accelerator for new products and solutions, and as a threat to old business models”.

The category winners and overall winner will be announced at 17:00 hrs on 5 November at the Innovation Hub. Of course all the product innovations can be seen throughout the event between 4-6 November.

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