Nominees announced for the European Utility Week Product Innovation Awards Nominees announced for the European Utility Week Product Innovation Awards Smart Grid SHARE SGTR October 16, 2014 The 12 nominees from the 4 categories of the European Utility Week Product Innovation Awards have been made public. After an intense period of sifting through the numerous entries the judges announced the 3 nominees from the 4 categories. Energy Storage Altom Grid – MaxSine™ eStorage Chakratec Ltd – Fltwheel Energy Storage Electrovaya – Lithium Ion Super Polymerᴿ 2.0 Energy Storage System The Grid and Renewable integration Tollgrade Communications – Lighthouseᴿ MV Power Sensor Omicron Electronics – Votano 100 ABB – Unisec Smart grid Smart Home and End User Engagement Aqua-Rimit – Leak Buster Climote – Climote OB Simple Energy – Simple Energy Virtual Home Smart Metering, ICT and Grid Security Ventyx (ABB) – Outage Lifecycle management C3 Energy – Smart grid Analytics Software Altran – STE²AM Jens Weinmann, Chairmain of the Judging Committee, commented “Based on complementary criteria like originality, practicality and sustainability, our committee has selected a strong set of contenders for the 2014 EUW Product Innovation Awards.” He also added “The transformation of the energy system, as we observe it today, is not only driven by regulation: innovation plays a fundamental role as an accelerator for new products and solutions, and as a threat to old business models”. The category winners and overall winner will be announced at 17:00 hrs on 5 November at the Innovation Hub. Of course all the product innovations can be seen throughout the event between 4-6 November.