Throughout Europe, the news was enthusiastically covered by hundreds of news outlets, including leading media such as Bloomberg, Reuters, NOS Journaal, Handelsblatt and Agefi. Rene Kerkmeester, programme director for Equigy, was thrilled with the attention for the platform.

 

“Equigy is a step forward for the energy transition and everyone can be part of it. It’s great that word is spreading!”

 

Click on the links below to read some of what was published around the launch.

Netherlands

 

“EV owners to ‘drive for free’ by flexing car battery: Electric vehicle owners will be able to “offset the cost of driving 10,0000 to 15,000 kilometres per annum” by using their car battery to provide flexibility services to the grid,”

– Bloomberg, 28 April 2020

Italy

 

“Cars and homes can do what gas plants do: they can supply energy. Electric cars and homes can store energy. So they can play a role in energy supply,”

– Trouw, 23 April 2020

Germany

 

“Fluctuations are increasing both in terms of production and on the demand side. New means must be used to ensure stability,”

– Agefi, 23 April 2020

Switzerland

Contact details TenneT, for both the Netherlands and Germany:

Axel Kießling, TenneT Netherlands and Germany

TenneT Germany
Bernecker Strasse 70
95448 Bayreuth

TenneT Netherlands
Utrechtseweg 310
6812 AR Arnhem

E: equigy@tennet.eu

Website Tennet

Contact details Swissgrid:

Swissgrid AG
Evangelos Vrettos

Bleichemattstrasse 31
P.O. Box
5001 Aarau
Switzerland

T: +41 58 580 21 11
E: equigy@swissgrid.ch

Website Swissgrid

Contact details Terna:

Terna S.p.A. - Rete Elettrica Nazionale
Roma - Viale Egidio Galbani, 70 - 00156


T: +39 06 8313 8111

Website Terna