Startup News: D-A-CH

The Enuu vehicles, called E-Pods, can be seen as a sort of hybrid between e-bikes and electric cars. The vehicles themselves weigh about 180 kg, have the dimensions 1920 x 930 x 1550 (L x W x H) and a maximum speed of about 30 km/h. They provide additional protection from …
Berlin-based greentech start-up Zolar wins a new investment, adding €10 million to its ongoing Series B funding round. The total volume of this series thus rises to 35 million euros. The new investment is led by Energy Impact Partners, the largest investor in the energy sector with teams in the US …
Climate change continues to cause shifts in the energy industry. But in many areas, existing technologies are not prepared for the changes ahead. Our current power grid is one of those areas. The company gridX wants to achieve a connection of all decentralized energy resources in order to make renewable energies …
Munich-based e-mobility start-up Rebike Mobility GmbH has just successfully closed a Series B financing round. The operator of the two platforms www.eBike-Abo.de and www.Rebike.de was able to secure the participation of BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft as lead investor. With the new funds, Rebike founders Thomas Bernik and Sven Erger hope to further …
At CES 2021, Sono Motors had presented a near-production prototype of its planned Sion solar car. The special feature: The solar cells built directly into the body are supposed to give the e-city runabout an additional range of around 35 kilometres a day – in German weather conditions. Now the Munich-based …
Canadian Solar, EIT InnoEnergy und die Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) investieren siebenstelligen Betrag in SolarWorX. Mit der Finanzierung will SolarWorX sein Produktportfolio und seine Vertriebsaktivitäten erweitern, um so möglichst viele der weltweit rund 1,2 Milliarden Menschen mit sauberem Strom zu versorgen, die aktuell keinen Zugang zum Stromnetz haben. GUELPH, Ontario, …
Together with the energy and communication service provider EWE, the start-up DieEnergiekoppler GmbH has combined 17 single-family houses into an energy community and harmonized the electricity consumption of the respective customers. This is made possible by small white boxes, not much larger than a WLAN router for controlling generated and consumed …
Unleash Future Boats is the name of the start-up of two car developers. The goal: They want to offer maritime mobility on demand, electrically and autonomously. Together with a dozen shipbuilding engineers, specialists in artificial intelligence (AI) and financial professionals, they are working to change the water transport route in a …
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular. However, a longer journey must be well planned, as there is still no comprehensive supply of fast charging points. ME Energy provides a remedy: The developed charging stations are self-sufficient and can be installed anywhere. The Brandenburg-based company is the winner of the KfW Award …

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