Awards

Innovator of the Year 2022

TESVOLT, has been named “Innovator of the Year” in the TOP 100 competition for the second time. It secured first place in its size category of 51 to 200 employees in this leading innovation contest for German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The 24-member expert panel was impressed by the outstanding climate of innovation and the innovative technology that underpins TESVOLT’s energy storage systems. The TOP 100 trophy was presented on Friday 24.6.2022 as part of the German SME Summit in Frankfurt am Main’s Jahrhunderthalle. This was the competition’s 29th instalment.

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TESVOLT is among the TOP 100 employers

Every year, Focus Business conducts a study to determine the best medium-sized companies with headquarters in Germany. The evaluation is based on an online survey of employees and existing online evaluations.


We are very pleased to have made it into the TOP 100 of 38,000 companies analysed, ranking 31st, and to be one of the best employers in the energy industry.

Finalist "The Spark - der Deutsche Digitalpreis!" 2021

In 2021, under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Handelsblatt and McKinsey awarded "The Spark - The German Digital Prize" for the sixth time. The award honors exceptional new thinkers whose ideas have the potential to fundamentally and sustainably change markets.

Under the theme "Net Zero Tech," this year's nominees were start-ups that are already taking an important and decisive step toward climate neutrality. With innovative storage systems that make a significant contribution to climate protection, TESVOLT made it to the final round of the last ten participants.

Find out more on the website of "The Spark"

Effie Award Silver 2021

For the campaign "TESVOLT Euro Tour" TESVOLT, together with the agencies RosenbauerSolbach and Sunbeam Communications, has been awarded a Silver Effie Award 2021 in the category "Activation". The jury of experts for the GWA Effie Germany judged above all the effectiveness and efficiency of the marketing activities to win new specialist partners using a roadshow.

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Most innovative companies of Germany

For the second time, Capital has awarded Germany's most innovative companies. TESVOLT was rated with 4 out of 5 possible stars by innovation award-winning companies as well as by members of the Statista Expert Circle. A total of 3269 experienced managers from their respective industries took part in the evaluation.

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Innovator of the Year 2020

TESVOLT has been awarded “Top Innovator of the Year” in Germany’s TOP 100 innovation awards for small and medium-sized enterprises. The company won top prize in its size category. In addition to the young company’s rapid growth and agile organisational form, the 31-member jury was also impressed by the innovative technology that underpins TESVOLT storage systems. This was the competition’s 27th year.

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Award for rural electrification

TESVOLT was awarded the International Rural Electrification Award in 2019. The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) honoured TESVOLT’s off-grid storage project: an avocado farm in Australia’s Outback that uses 100% green energy thanks to a photovoltaic system, TESVOLT storage system and saltwater batteries. “The award recognises the most passionate and innovative players giving people access to energy,” said Guilherme Collares Pereira, Chairman of the panel and ARE Vice President.

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Lucas Cranach Award

TESVOLT received the Lucas Cranach Award for the 2019. The city council of Lutherstadt Wittenberg recognised the company in the category “Impetus for the City”, which is the first time that Lutherstadt’s highest award has been granted to a commercial enterprise. The prize was awarded on 4 January.

German Entrepreneur Award

“Globally unique storage technology”

The panel of judges appraised TESVOLT’s storage systems as a globally unique product. “What makes our storage systems so exceptional is the battery management system,” says Simon Schandert, co-founder of TESVOLT. It makes TESVOLT storage systems especially durable and economical. “While other storage systems on the market fall short when it comes to cost efficiency, TESVOLT’s products pay for themselves within a few years – even without subsidies.”

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The Smarter E Award

The “smarter E Award” focuses on solutions and concepts that intelligently combine all energy sectors from the electricity, heat and transport sectors with renewable energies, decentralisation and digitisation. TESVOLT and Unlimited Energy received the award in 2018 for their off-grid avocado farm project in Australia.

The avocado farm in Pemberton is supplied with energy by a 53 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic system in combination with a 160 kWh saltwater tank and a 48 kWh TESVOLT energy storage system. The entire system is completely self-sufficient and can operate without a connection to the utility grid.

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Hugo Junkers Prize

The Hugo Junkers Prize has been awarded by the Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalisation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt for 25 years. It honours the most important technological innovations by companies headquartered in Saxony-Anhalt.

In 2016, TESVOLT received first place in the “Most Innovative Product Development” category for its proprietary battery management system, a technical innovation.

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Global Manufacturing Award

MANPACK’s Global Manufacturing Award recognises the game-changers among the global manufacturers of innovative products in dynamic markets.

In 2017, TESVOLT was named Best Flexible Battery Storage Systems Manufacturer for its proprietary battery management system and its deep roots in its local technology cluster.

DCTI Project

The German CleanTech Institute (DCTI) is one of the world’s leading institutes driving the advancement of innovative environmental technologies, creating awareness of its ecological and economic benefits and supporting and contributing to the development of the resulting markets.

In cooperation with EuPD Research, the International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) and Joint Forces for Solar (JF4S), the DCTI is honouring companies with the Global Leading RES (Renewable Energy Systems) Award. TESVOLT received the award for the largest off-grid battery storage project, located in Rwanda.