For the German capital region, the energy technologies sector plays a significant role in the national energy supply and its structural transformation towards renewable energies. A strong network of different players, including a broad business and science landscape, politics and public administration, allows for an effective innovation cooperation through knowledge and technology transfer.
Overview of energy technologies
|wind and bioenergy, energy efficiency technologies, energy networks and storage systems/e-mobility, solar energy, turbo machines and power station engineering, energy systems, system integration (integration of renewable energies)|
|Number of companies||~ 6.300*|
|Number of employees||~ 56.100*|
|Key Players||Alstom, Bosch Solar Energy, E.ON edis, Enertrag, Energiequelle, EWE, GASAG, GE Power Conversion, MAN Turbo, PCK Raffinerie, PSI, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, Stromnetz Berlin, 50Hertz, Vattenfall, Vestas Blades, Younicos (a selection)|
|Regional networks/associations||EWET/CEBRA (BTU), Innovative Energiesysteme Berlin-Brandenburg, Berlin Brandenburg Energy Network (BEN), Netzwerk E (BEA), FEE/BBK, BWE, Mobkom, ETI, B3, Behrends Consult, IZE (TU Berlin) (a selection)|
|Important events||Brandenburger Energietage, Berliner Energietage, Green Ventures, Windenergietage, BDEW Jahreskongress|
* The data is taken from the Cluster Report Energy Technology for 2015.