Maritime battery systems
Grenland Energy supply battery systems to the maritime industry. If everything goes according to the founders whishes, battery powered ships will become as common as electric cars within a few years.
The jury expressed, that Grenland Energy «shows a solid business plan with a clear focus on customers and markets. The company has delivered solutions to demanding customers and has focused on the creation will take place in Telemark. It consists of a professional strong team that has made its mark with forward- looking environmental technology with great growth potential. »
Criteria used by the jury is innovation in product and/or market, personal ability to carry out the company development and potential for value creation in Telemark.
Handed out on Entrepreneurs Week
The award was presented during Entrepreneurs Week in Telemark.
The Entrepreneurs Week is an event arranged by the startup offices (Etablererkontor) in Telemark. It was held for the first time in 2014 as an Entrepreneurs Expo.
The Founder Award was announced in the program for Entrepreneurs Week, where participants could register their interest.
The jury consisted of Rune Kolstad from Etablererkontoret in Telemark, Jorunn Kjær from Skien Næringsforening, Einar A. Rørvik from Sparebank 1 and Geir Morten Johansen representing Telemark county.