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.
Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020
An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More
Green Startup Monitor 2020 15.07.2020
The key findings of our Green Startup Monitor 2020 are now available in English! Read about the key hurdles and the measures we recommend. More
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