The conference is supported by Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie BMWi (Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology).

Industry involvement is another key element in the success of the IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe 2012 Conference. The companies participating in the exhibition are listed here.

We gratefully acknowledge the support from:

Platinum Supporter

China Power International New Energy Holding Ltd.

China Power International New Energy holding ltd. (CPINE) was established in Shanghai in December, 2006 by china Power International limited, a key enterprise under china Power Investment corporation, one of top five largest power generation groups. CPINE is a new energy enterprise established within the framework of “Three Step Strategy” in China Power Investment and “developing the new energy industry in a better and faster way” by the chairwoman Ms. Xiaolin Li in China Power International limited. Core business areas of CPINE include wind power, biomass power, hydropower, natural gas power, solar power, etc… More information is available on the website.
Gold Supporter


Vattenfall‘s vision is to create a strong and diversified European energy portfolio with sustainable and increased profits, significant growth options and will be among the leaders in developing environmentally sustainable energy production.
Vattenfall Europe distribution is responsible for the secure and reliable operation of the power distribution network in the cities of Berlin and Hamburg.
Silver Supporters


50Hertz takes care of the operation and the expansion of the transmission network. Moreover, the company is responsible for managing the overall electrical system throughout the eastern part of Germany plus Hamburg and Berlin. As transmission sys- tem operator active in the Central European market, 50Hertz is responsible for the secure integration of renewable energies, the development of the European electricity market and for maintaining a high level of security of supply.

Alstom Grid

Alstom Grid is a world leading manufacturer of engineered solutions for smart and conventional electrical grid applications for utilities and industries. It provides integrated and customised turnkey solutions such as alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) substations, from medium (MV) up to ultra high (uhV) voltages, whatever the distance, the climate, the interconnection challenge, the diversity of power sources and the complexities of the local, regional or continental network.
The solutions developed by Alstom Grid enable the transmission of electricity as efficiently as possible and support the development of the Smart Grid: a real-time bi-directional network of energy and information which enhances the reliability and efficiency of the electrical grid. Alstom also plays a leading role in Supergrid development, which connects renewable energy sources across countries and continents to supply clean energy to the final consumer.


ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people. The business units are Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation, Low Voltage Products, and Process Automation.

NBB Netzgesellschaft Berlin-Brandenburg

The company ensures a technically and economically proper operation of the gas supply in the region of Berlin and Brandenburg. Among the core business is the secure, disturbance-free, and efficient network operation, the maintenance and extension of the network infrastructure, and the task of securing network access to numerous gas providers. Today, the company bears the technical and commercial responsibility for networks in more than 100 cities and municipalities in Berlin and Brandenburg.
Bronze Supporters


DIgSILENT GmbH is a software and consulting company providing highly specialized services in the field of electrical power systems for transmission, distribution, generation, industrial plants and renewable energies. DIgSILENT develops a leading integrated power system analysis software covering the full range of standard and highly sophisticated applications.

ILF Consulting Engineers

Whether it is the extraction of natural raw materials under difficult conditions, the development of innovative industrial plants or the supply of water and energy to a metropolis – it is mostly the art of engineering which facilitates and safeguards the sustainable development of mankind and improves the quality of life.
ILF consulting Engineers (ILF) consists of several international and independent engineering and consulting companies. ILF helps demanding customers successfully execute complex industrial and infrastructure projects. Today, the ILF companies rank among the world‘s leading engineering firms in the areas of their core expertise.

TSB Innovationsagentur Berlin

The TSB Innovation Agency’s main services are cluster management, network initiation and management as well as tech transfer. The department of Energy Technology focuses on innovation and technology promotion in the fields of solar energy, turbo engines and power plant technologies, energy efficiency technologies, energy grids and storage, electromobility, wind and bio energy and clean technologies.
This project is supported by funds of the TSB Innovation Agency Berlin GmbH, sponsored by the State of Berlin and the Berlin Investment Bank co-financed by the European Union, European Regional Development fund. Investment in your future.