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What are we doing?

1. Detect weak signals

An energy storage expert, Clean Horizon can detect weak signals in the fields, such as emerging technology start‐ups or regulatory discussions likely to lead to legislation affecting storage.

2. Analyze the market

We analyze the market by conducting permanent market and regulatory watch: we provide recurring information about regulatory environments.

3. Monetize energy storage

At Clean Horizon, we help our clients monetize energy storage by delivering strategic advice, crafting customized and quantified sales pitches and performing customer introductions.


Our Clients

EDF

With 72.7 Bn€ revenue, 16.1 Bn€ EBITDA and 160 000 emploees (2012 numbers), EDF is one of Europe's largest utility

GDF SUEZ

ENGIE is the world's largest independent power producer and has been working regularly with Clean Horizon on energy storage related projects.

Statkraft

Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, gas-fired power and district heating and is a global player in energy market operations. Statkraft has 3600 employees in more than 20 countries.

Alpiq

Alpiq is an independent, Europe-wide active Swiss service provider in the field of energy generation, trading and sales, as well as in power engineering.

IEC

Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) is the state-run vertically integrated monopoly for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Israel

SAFRAN

Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace, defence and security. Operating worldwide, the Group has 62,500 employees and generated sales of 13.6 billion euros in 2012

RES Mediterranean

RES Mediterranean is dedicated to the development, construction and operation of wind and solar power plants in the Mediterranean region and Middle East.

Storengy

Clean Horizon has realized numerous consulting studies on energy storage technologies and markets for Storengy, the gas storage subsidiary of GDF SUEZ.

Advantec

Advantec is a Power Producer and Supplier increasingly active in the booming renewable Japanese market.

LG Chem

Known as the largest chemical company in South Korea, LG Chem extends its chemical expertise into Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials and Energy Solution

Beacon Power

Beacon Power is a global leader in the development and commercialization of flywheel-based energy storage solutions for the grid. Clean Horizon helped Beacon Power with specific energy storage studies.

Redflow

Redflow is a leading developer of modular and scalable zinc-bromine flow batteries who have a presence in the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa with manufacturing operations outsourced to Flextronics.

Prudent Energy

Prudent Energy is the designer, manufacturer, and integrator of the patented Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB®) – a large-capacity energy storage system with high performance and low operating costs.

McPhy Energy

McPhy offers solutions for the production and storage of low-pressure hydrogen for industrial and energy storage by combining electrolyzers with solid hydrogen storage

Highview Power

Highview Power Storage is a UK-based designer and developer of bespoke large-scale energy storage solutions for utility and distributed power systems that use liquid air as the storage medium.

A123 Systems

A123 Systems delivers advanced batteries and complete energy storage systems that enable its customers to develop and commercialize next-generation applications.

Forsee

Forsee is an innovative company, specialist in rechargeable energy, integrator and assembler of batteries, of power management systems, chargers, intended for industrial use.

Stornetic

A business unit of international energy company, Stornetic brings Enwheel, an innovative flywheel energy storage solution

Parker Hannifin

With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.

Bosch

The Bosch group, truthful to its slogan “Invented for life” offers innovative turn-key stationary energy storage solutions for a sustainable and modern power grid. Our intelligent solutions maximize the use of renewable energy while ensuring lower cost and a more reliable electricity supply

Air Liquide

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

Pole Energie 2020

The Energie 2020 Excellence Pole fosters local economic development in the Nord Pas de Calais Region in the North of France and emphasizes economic development, innovation as well as social and environmental aspects.

Idinvest Partners

With 700 M€ under management, Idinvest Partner recently spun out of Allianz the insurance giant, is one of the leading European venture funds.

Epsilor

Epsilor is a world leader in the development and production of custom and mobile portable power systems for the military, medical, aerospace, industrial and EV markets.

Imergy

Imergy combines the power of proprietary chemistry and advanced technology to deliver groundbreaking sustainable solutions for storing and sharing energy.


About us

Energy Storage


The growing penetration of renewable energy has brought uncertainty and intermittence to the electricity landscape: the need for a buffer to stabilize such intermittency is becoming pressing. Energy storage is an emerging solution to address this issue, along with demand response, ancillary services re-design or grid reinforcement. While pumped hydro storage plants have been used for decades, many innovative technologies to store energy are coming to maturity, such as Compressed Air Energy Storage, batteries and flywheels.

Energy storage can also be understood from the thermal storage point of view. In a context of increasing energy costs, storing and recuperating waste heat–for, instance, industrial processes – will become increasing important for industrial and utility stakeholders.

Clean Horizon helps its clients identify deep trends as well as weak signals, which are key to their success, in a complex technological, regulatory and business environment.

Careers


Clean Horizon is always seeking applicants with both an entrepreneurial and intellectual frame of mind, interested in taking a key role in an emerging growth industry.

Deep understanding of technology, dedication to become an expert and to broaden one’s horizons will be key assets in applying with Clean Horizon! If you're interested, please send us an email at careers@cleanhorizon.com.


Training

Clean Horizon organizes tailored training according to customers’ requirements (market data, business case on a application or a project, legislative and regulatory data, a specific type of storage technology, what are the market opportunities and the activities of other storage players in Europe, and at the global scale.

Training Program (in french)



Services & Products


  • German utilities Market Segment Watch
  • A short, concise and sharp analysis focused on answering one key question: What do your potential clients expect from storage vendors and integrators in order to unlock storage orders? Key sectors among DSOs, project developers and offgrid sites will be investigated
  • Buy the German market segment watch Download free prospectus

  • CRE-STORE
  • The service is based on a specific and unique code developed by Clean Horizon on Matlab. It is a full service offering tailored to meet the CRE3 RFP requirements. CRE-STORE provides the LCOE of your PV + storage project and the optimal battery sizing in less than 48 hours in order to help assess a bidding strategy for EDF SEI.
  • CRE-STORE prospectus


Management

Michael obtained his engineer’s degree at Mines ParisTech in France and his Ph.D. at Stanford in the USA. He witnessed the booming of cleantech venture capital and entrepreneurship while an academic in the Silicon Valley, and then went on to become a management consultant at McKinsey in Paris. Since 2009, Michael has been believing that a high penetration of renewable energy can only be possible if a strong energy storage sector is formed. He thus founded Clean Horizon to provide technological, regulatory and business expert information to stakeholders of this emerging industry.


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