How solar installers can educate customers about smart energy monitoring

Last months we have been showcasing our new Smappee product, with our energy monitoring solutions attracting widespread interest and positive feedback from show attendees. We took many questions from solar installers who were eager to understand how Smappee and more broadly, energy monitoring technology can help expand their business beyond their core solar markets and …

Vice-President of the European Commission Šefčovič visits Belgian cleantech company Smappee

Today, Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Energy Union, and Belgian Federal Minister of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Marie-Christine Marghem visited the Eurometropolis -Lille, Kortrijk, Tournai- in the context of innovation for consumers in relation to energy and the environment. As part of this, they visited the cleantech company Smappee that …

Top FAQs About SolarCoin, a Cryptocurrency and Monetary Incentive for Solar Homeowners and Installers

You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, the increasingly popular cryptocurrency created through data-crunching computer servers. However, you may not be familiar with SolarCoin, another type of cryptocurrency that is generated through solar energy production and can be registered through Smappee’s solar monitoring platform. While the concept of a cryptocurrency isn’t new, understanding its value and how …

Why smart meters aren’t delivering on their promise of energy savings

“If you want consumers to save energy, offer them a fun factor – and real-time feedback.” Almost every European country today is taking initiatives to roll out smart meters – it’s a multibillion dollar industry. But will these initiatives deliver on energy efficiency? Early results in some markets show that some initiatives are not cost …

Smappee wins spot in prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Europe

Belgian cleantech company Smappee announced today it has won its place in the Red Herring‘s Top 100 Europe, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the finalists from a pool of over 1200 companies in the telecommunications, security, cloud, software, …