Award Story

Developing the Energy App Award into the Digital Energy Award

The Digital Energy Award is looking for the best digital solutions of the year: It succeeds the Energy App Award and opens up its range of topics. For two years the Energy App Award has been rewarding innovative energy apps appreciating app based communications within the energy sector

The triumph of mobile devices paved the way for mobile apps: More and more people use mobile apps to gather information, to do their shopping or to simplify their daily routine. This development has an impact on various energy issues, too. As a result, an increasing number of companies in the energy industry focus on app based customer communications. The best solutions have been awarded with the Energy App Award. The award was initiated in 2015 by the E-world energy & water Gmbh together with con|energy, RWE, Google and Wirtschaftswoche Green Economy.

Three categories – three winners

The prize was awarded at the E-world energy & water – the leading trade fair of the energy industry. The jury, consisting of seasoned industry experts, evaluated the participants in three categories according to the following criteria: story, concept, technology, business impact. The three categories of the year 2016 were Customer Benefit, Innovation and Future Concept. The ones in 2017 were Customer Benefit, Future Concept Jury Category. The award was designed for power companies, utilities, advertising or IT agencies as well as for private individuals.

More innovative, more user-friendly, more digital

In the year 2018 the award is extending its boundaries. After two successful award ceremonies, the award is advancing – just as the digital solutions of its participants do. Together with the cooperation partners, the jury and the award team are looking forward to the applicants’ fascinating, innovative and disruptive solutions. The new categories are Customer Engagement, New Business Models and Lean Operations.

THE WINNERS OF 2017

CUSTOMER BENEFIT

Jedlix

JURY CATEGORY

Smappee

FUTURE CONCEPT

kelag

THE WINNERS OF 2016

CUSTOMER BENEFIT

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Thüga AG

INNOVATION

Open Energy Exchange OEEX

Open Energy Exchange GmbH

FUTURE CONCEPT

Hyko

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