... of a world that runs seamlessly on sustainable energy. A world where the energy ecosystem is in balance with both nature and society. However, there are challenges to this ideal. Policymakers, stubborn businesses, outdated ways of working, complexity and misinformation all stand in the way of creating a truly sustainable energy system. While energy companies struggle to find new business and build better relationships with customers, other service providers and consumer businesses are reaching capacity and looking to diversify their offering.
This is where Kiwigrid comes in, who enable seemingly unconnected markets to work together for mutual benefit by translating technology, digital energy and e-mobility into value creation. Kiwigrid is bringing companies from multiple industries together into an open ecosystem, inspiring its partners to delve into a new way of generating, distributing and supplying energy. As well as creating high value for customers, the company’s model also makes it possible to decarbonize and to create a diversified and clean energy market.
What sets Kiwigrid apart from its competitors is that it isn’t just selling an Internet of Things concept. The company is actually selling cross-industry value generation, which is truly the platform for the future of energy and e-mobility. Kiwigrid’s customers use the platform for numerous reasons, depending on where they stand today, what industry they are in and what they want to offer. The platform can help them open up to new markets, diversify their offerings and scale cross-industry business models. To make this possible, Kiwigrid offers its customers cutting-edge technology and services that help increase energy efficiency, optimize the use of renewable energies, pave the way for electric vehicles and stabilize grids.
Mathias Radu Neubauer
Director Strategy & Portfolio Management
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