Simon Hinterholzer is an engineer for renewable energies and researches innovative technical approaches in the field of Smart Energy. He supports the Borderstep Institute as a researcher in the WindNODE and TEMPRO projects.
Simon Hinterholzer already worked as a student assistant in the ProSHAPE project during his master’s degree at the HTW Berlin and wrote a bachelor’s thesis in 2015 and a master’s thesis in 2017. He benefited from his practical experience as an electronics technician for energy and building services engineering. During this time he installed numerous photovoltaic systems and combined heat and power plants.
In his spare time, the native Upper Bavarian is often drawn back to the mountains. In addition to the Chiemgau Alps, he has already conquered the Pamir Mountains, the Himalayas and the Kilimanjaro. In contrast, he uses the lowlands to play regularly with his Ultimate Frisbee team.
Digital energy management in existing buildings 20.09.2019
The Smart Living industry association has submitted a statement on the Building Energy Act to Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In this statement, the association refers to the climate protection contribution of digitisation in buildings. Borderstep has calculated figures for the possible CO2 reduction through building automation systems in existing residential buildings in Germany. More
Digitisation = climate protection? 31.07.2019
Cloud Computing, 3D-Printing, Big Data, Industry 4.0: The world of work and life is changing drastically due to digitalization. How does this affect climate protection? This is the focus of the CliDiTrans project of the Borderstep Institute. More
Interview: Germany, Green Energy Valley 01.07.2019
Clean Energy Wire interviewed Borderstep founder Prof. Klaus Fichter about the start-up scene in Germany. How important is the engineering spirit of the country? More