The Kiwigrid success story: From the beginning of a start-up with a revolutionary idea to Europe's leading Energy IoT player.
Founder Dr.-Ing. Carsten Bether and his team decide to start Kiwigrid.
Kiwigrid captures the victory with its software to enable efficient usage of the sustainable energy.
Kiwigrid starts its technological evaluation with SMA for PV self consumption.
On April 26th, the Kiwigrid GmbH is officially born and registered. The definition phase of the Energy-Manager Rail starts - a milestone that will continue the legend of the Kiwigrid initial hardware, the Energy-Manager Touch is released.
The High-Tech Gründerfonds starts to invest in Kiwigrid.
In 2012 Kiwigrid starts its revolutionary Smart Grid Platform Strategy.
Kiwigrid starts together with T-Systems a pilot project named “TS City Friedrichshafen‟: a laboratory environment within a real city to monitor PV, block heating stations, smart home devices, and heat pumps.
Kiwigrid focuses on real-time capabilities to deliver the ultimate platfrom technology to our customers without any sacrifice on functionality and usability.
Aqton SE and Innogy Venture Capital are starting to invest in Kiwigrid.
Kiwigrid is starting to work for RWE in the field of smart charging with PV and windpower. Solarwatt is starting with the first HEMS-system. SolarWorld is a new part of the Kiwigrid partner portfolio.
The product portfolio is extended importantly: Kiwigrid now offers the Energy-Manager Wall as a stand alone product to further expand within the European market.
Lichtblick, Pfalzwerke, and Sharp are new customers for Kiwigrid.
The Kiwigrid lighthouse product is starting to be produced.
The Kiwigrid Energy Cloud intelligence is growing significantly while the Smart Meter Gateway takes its firsts steps within the pilot phase. Realtime technology is coming.
Welcome on board BWM, enviaM, and E.ON.
In February 2015 Simon Löffler, new Managing Director and CSO Marketing and Sales, starts to support Kiwigrid.
With the increasing demand for “Energy of Things‟ Kiwigrid starts its new SaaS service strategy for solutions and services. The new tagline “Lets' connect millions of energy people‟ shows Kiwigrid's mission to run the most intelligent Energy IoT platform connecting millions of people to give them clear control over their energy. In 2016, Kiwigrid employes more than 100 employees.
Kiwigrid is mentioned in the “2015 Global Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch List‟, a list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology, that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges.
Furthermore Kiwigrid wins the Ecosummit AWARD Gold 2016 withing the section Late Stage for running Europe’s leading Energy IoT Platform.