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Grid Expo @ CeBIT 2013


The 1st Grid Expo was displayed at the CeBIT, the no. 1 fair for the digital world, from the 5th until the 9th of March 2013!

The Grid Expo booth was situated within the CODE_n area in hall 16, D30 right next to the main stage. Special features are four large pylon models reaching from 1,85 m to 3,20 m including:


All pylons displayed are ones that are feasible for an actual implementation. The T-Pylon by Bystrup Architects and Designers, shown in the picture above, will be build in the UK within the coming month. The Grid Expo is accessible to the visitors of the CeBIT each day from the 5th until the 9th of March.

Additional to that a press meeting, a panel session and a presentation were scheduled for the program of the Energy Day at the CeBIT on Friday, 8th of March. Sessions as following:

11:00 to 12:00 CODE_n Press meeting: “New business models with renewable energies” with Antonella Battaglini

12:45 to 13:30 Cross-Societal-Panel-Discussion: “Gridspectives: The Aesthetics of the Energiewende”
– Guido Axmann, THEMA1
– Antonella Battaglini, Renewables-Grid-Initiative
– Jacob Bilabel, Green Music Initiative
– Erik Bystrup, Bystrup
– Freddy Paul Grunert, Selph2

16:00 to 16:15 “Beyond public opposition: Building the SuperSmart Grid” – presentation by Antonella Battaglini (Renewables-Grid-Initiative)

Find the full program here under ‘downloads’ or on the CeBIT website.