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A strong voice for market, competition and innovation.

Association of Energy Market Innovators (bne / Bundesverband Neue Energiewirtschaft e.V.) represents the interests of grid-independent energy suppliers and energy service companies in Germany. Unlike suppliers with a connected grid, our members are free of monopoly interests: They are committed to fair competition and a diverse energy market.

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Corporate Brochure: The energy sector reloaded

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Market, competition, innovation: bne and its members are committed to these three elements. After all, continuous development is the key to success in tomorrow‘s digital and renewable world of energy. Our members operate on all levels of the value chain: from electricity and gas distribution to smart energy and other services, right through to mobility. For more than fifteen years, we have been working successfully to ensure that new business models get a fair chance.

Our members: committed to fair competition and a diverse energy market

Dr. Frank Pawlitschek - founder and CEO of ubitricity

“Using mobile electricity meters, ubitricity ensures that smart loading of electric vehicles is affordable everywhere, making the Internet of energy things a reality and thus opening a new chapter in the energy sector. bne has supported the complete liberalisation of the energy market with determination and hence promotes an energy market without a ban on thinking. That’s what makes new business models like ours possible.”

Dr. Frank Pawlitschek
founder and CEO of ubitricity
Gero Lücking - Managing Director Energy Sector LichtBlick SE

"The world of energy is decentralised and digital. Completely new business models are emerging. In the political arena, bne works as an initiator and innovator, supporting competitive rules that are so vital for this new market.”

Gero Lücking
Managing Director Energy Sector LichtBlick SE