Together with public and private actors, the competence center Power Economy develops and adapts business models for energy technologies in the built environment. The energy industry faces radical transformations. To harvest that potential, business models are required that better address customer's needs and the peculiarities of new technologies. The competence center Power Economy supports its partners on business model innovation for more energy efficiency and renewable energies.
The competence center Power Economy developed tools to analyze existing business models and generate inspiration for the development and/or innvation of business models. By means of a market survey of existing business models in other sectors or from competitors, elements are identified that could be included in an existing business model. This for instance gives a better understanding of the requirements and preferences of customers, which is key for any business model.
Scouting and Assessment of new Technologies
Comprehensive knowledge about the latest developments in the energy markets and technological evolutions and revolutions enable the competence center Power Economy to value new business concepts. This makes the competence center Power Economy an ideal partner to support the development and the realisation of new products and services.
Decentralised Multi Energy Systems
The competence center Power Economy designs business-ecosystems for multi-energy-systems. To this end, the core business as well as the interfaces to partners are delineated. Additionally, in collaboration with engineering specialists, the profitability as well as the achievable CO2 savings of multi energy systems are evaluated.