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Innovation awards 2018

“Innovation Award EnergyDecentral” in silver.

An “Innovation Award” in silver honours a novelty in which a well-known product has been developed in such a way that a significant improvement in function and process can be expected. The following are decisive for awarding a silver medal: • Importance for practice • Advantages in work performance and quality of work • Improvement of functional safety.

The DLG Novelty Prize, which is awarded as part of EnergyDecentral, is one of the leading innovation awards in the energy sector. The presentation of the “Innovation Award EnergyDecentral” underlines the importance of entrepreneurial innovation for modern energy technology. A neutral expert commission set up by the DLG selected the winners of the gold and silver medals from all submitted novelty registrations that were admitted to the competition according to strict criteria. 22 innovations were submitted to the DLG. This underscores the outstanding position of EnergyDecentral as a much-noticed novelty showcase for the energy industry.

As the leading trade fair for decentralized energy supply, EnergyDecentral 2018 presents an international exhibition and specialist program that is dedicated to the challenges of the industry in all its facets. From biogas, biogenic solid fuels and combined heat and power plants to wind power, solar energy and smart energy, EnergyDecentral provides well-founded insights into the energy mix of the future.

ECI-Distribution scoops Silver award for EVE3 Efficiency upgrade

(ECI-Distribution Senior Sales managers Marina Nocker & Daniel Waldauf presented with the Innovation award in Silver by Hubertus Paetow President of the DLG e.v)


If biogas generated from biomass is converted into electricity, this must be done with the highest possible efficiency for economic and ecological reasons. Any new or further development that can sustainably increase efficiency even in practice increases the competitiveness of biogas electricity generators and further increases the environmental friendliness of this technology. With the EVE3 Efficiency Upgrade Package, ECI-Distribution offers a four-valve cylinder head for gas engines. As the energy transition progresses, biogas is also given new, important tasks in sustainable power supply. Digitization in the energy industry opens up numerous new opportunities for efficient resource management for energy-intensive industries.

The innovations presented in Hanover show how advanced the decentralized energy supply is and what challenges are associated with the implementation of visions. They also provide answers to changing legal and economic framework conditions.

Pioneering, innovative developments in the energy industry ECI-Distribution received the “Innovation Award EnergyDecentral”. The award winners were awarded the prestigious DLG medals, which represent the creative will and innovative strength of the entire industry. They combine creative and entrepreneurial thinking with high technological know-how. The development of decentralized energies needs space for innovations. The “Innovation Award EnergyDecentral 2018” offers the right platform for this.