ENERGIESTRO selected among the 4 finalists in the “Science & Energy” category of the EDF PULSE AWARDS 2015.
The EDF PULSE AWARDS rewards each year the most innovative ideas relating to electricity. In 2015 it focuses on energy storage. ENERGIESTRO showed its VOSS Solar Storage Flywheel project, which has been selected among the 4 nominees in the “Science” category:
Selection of the 2 finalists in the “Science & Energy” category in March.
The winners of the Global Innovation Contest were received on March 20, 2014 at the Hotel Matignon (his official residence) by Prime Minister M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, in the presence of Mme Anne Lauvergeon, Chair of the Innovation 2030 Committee, M. Arnaud Montebourg, Minister for industry Recovery, Mme Fleur Pellerin, delegate Minister for SMEs, Innovation and the Digital Economy and Mme Geneviève Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Research.
ENERGIESTRO won in the « energy storage » category for its VOSS project: « Solar Storage wheel » and was represented at Matignon by the director of the project, André Gennesseaux. The prize obtained is a € 200,000 grant.
The objective of the project is to dramatically reduce the cost of storage of solar energy through the flywheel technology developed by ENERGIESTRO.
Energiestro received March 20, 2014 at the Hotel Matignon by Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and Arnaud Montebourg and received at the Elysee by President Francois Hollande.
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