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sonnen connects thousands of electric vehicles (EVs) via a large-scale virtual power plant, enabling up to 15,000 km of free power per year for sonnenCommunity members

The sonnenCharger makes energy from solar generation accessible for EVs and largely frees drivers from the costs of petrol and grid electricity. For the first time, it simultaneously connects EVs to a large-scale virtual power plant, integrating them as a flexible load in the power grid.

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eCAPITAL portfolio company Open-Xchange on German television ARD

The number of cyber threats is steadily growing; just last year, ransomware cost businesses about $1 billion. Back in May 2017, when the malware "Wanna Cry" first appeared, the topic reached its temporary climax: within a very short time the malicious program spread in over 100 countries and caused immense damage to hundreds of thousands of Windows computers. The question of how and why "Wanna Cry" paralyzed companies, hospitals and even intelligence agencies around the world was pursued by...

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sonnen and Energeticum expand partnership to promote mutual growth

The sonnen group, a portfolio company of eCAPITAL AG and the world’s leading manufacturer of energy storage systems, is acquiring shares in Energeticum Energiesysteme GmbH in Balzhausen. The aim is for the long-term partners to work more closely together in order to expand their position as market leaders and grow in the Allgäu region.

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Jedox Launches Next Generation Integrated Planning Software ‘Jedox 7.1’ Featuring New Marketplace

Jedox AG, a portfolio company of eCAPITAL AG and a leading vendor of Enterprise Planning and Business Intelligence software, announced global availability of its new major release “Jedox 7.1”. With new and enhanced features around data modeling, planning and analytics for Excel, Web, and Mobile, 3rd party integration, as well as secure cloud deployment, Jedox 7.1 is designed to simplify and speed-up integrated planning tasks for both application designers and business users. The centerpiece is...

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Great interest in eCAPITAL portfolio company Creapaper in the media

Paper is a frequently used and frequently wasted everyday product. Its production consumes large amounts of wood and energy. But now the paper world is completely revolutionized - with paper made of grass, produced by Creapaper GmbH, a portfolio company of eCAPITAL AG.

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Libero Mail deploys Open-Xchange App Suite to 9 million users

Open-Xchange, a portfolio company of eCAPITAL and market leading provider of open source email, productivity and security software for the service provider industry, has today announced that Libero Mail, Italiaonline’s (IOL) email service, has made its new Libero Email Service based on OX App Suite and Dovecot Pro available to over 9 million users.

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Creapaper receives growth financing from eCAPITAL to serve the strong demand for grass paper products

Creapaper GmbH, developer of sustainable raw material solutions for the paper industry, has successfully closed a financing round led by eCAPITAL. Creapaper has developed a paper alternative that is made mostly out of grass fiber. By using grass instead of wood as the raw material for paper, a more sustainable and economical production is achieved. Today, Creapaper acts as a raw material supplier for paper mills.

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sonnen boosts sales by 150% in October thanks to high demand for energy services and strong business in foreign markets

The sonnen Group set a new monthly record in October. Supplying 1,450 sonnenBatterie units, sonnen saw its monthly sales grow by 150% year-on-year, with turnover reaching almost EUR 8 million in October alone.

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sonnen to deliver 20,000 storage systems to newly-formed „Energy Alliance Italia”

The newly-formed “Energy Alliance Italia” announced today an agreement to install 20,000 sonnenBatteries in Italy over the next 24 months. The alliance consists of the largest and most innovative installers across Italy, including Supersolar, Smile Energy, CDNE, Rex Energy and Sky NRG. The framework agreement between the alliance members and sonnen, the global market leader for intelligent energy storage systems and operator of the largest energy sharing platform (the “sonnenCommunity”), was...

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sonnen builds first sonnen city in the USA

A new city is being built in the US state of Arizona, where 3,000 homes will produce, store, and share their own power. In doing so, the German company has undertaken what is currently the biggest residential power storage project in the USA.

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