In the following, we have collated all press releases from 2017.
On December 12, the state of Berlin awarded the management of public lighting to Stromnetz Berlin following a Europe-wide tender.
Around 130 keen young artists, teachers and parents gathered at Moabit Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant on Wednesday afternoon. They waited excitedly for the winner of this year's "most creative junction box" competition to be announced. Ultimately, this was not just about recognising artistic achievement, but about getting some extra income for the class kitty, as well as some fantastic prizes.
The new Sellerstrasse substation is complete. Three years after work began, Stromnetz Berlin GmbH was able to commence operations on schedule today. As of now, the substation will play an important role in electricity distribution for more than 19,000 households and 3000 businesses in the centre of Berlin.
Around 3000 artworks, in the form of creatively designed electricity distribution boxes, can now be found across the city. Approximately 500 of these were sprayed and spruced up this year alone, as part of the "junction box styling" project.
Between 23 October 2017 and 6 November 2017 (Berlin autumn holiday), Invalidenstraße in Berlin-Mitte will be completely blocked on one side between Schwarzer Weg and Scharnhorststraße.
Berlin's households and companies can expect lower grid fees for 2018. Thomas Schäfer, CEO of Stromnetz Berlin GmbH, explains the reasons for the reduction as follows: "For one thing, 50Hertz, which operates the upstream transmission grid, is achieving lower costs for redispatch measures.
13 hectares of new housing for young families, the "Karlshorst Park City", is being built in the Lichtenberg district between Blockdammweg, Hönower Wiesenweg and Trautenauer Straße. The construction project's investors are the district and the company Bonava. In order to be able to start construction in a timely manner, Stromnetz Berlin GmbH will have a total of 16 of its existing 110 kV transmission towers dismantled between the Wuhlheide substation and Schlichtallee.
With the expansion of the charging infrastructure and the increasing charging capacity of electric vehicles, Stromnetz Berlin expects increasing demands on the grid, but considers itself well prepared for this.
It's finished! The monument to the world's first homosexual emancipation movement, instigated by the Lesbian and Gay Association of Berlin-Brandenburg (LSVD), has been inaugurated directly on the embankment opposite the Federal Chancellery. Now open after a long approval process, it is worth a visit on account of its unique visual impact.
There's still time to register for the 2018 school project
Grey is a thing of the past – junction box styling brings colour into play. The ninth season of this school project, in which children and young people decorate Stromnetz Berlin's junction boxes and transformer stations with a fresh coat of paint and creative designs, has been running since April.
A damaged high-voltage cable close to the Wuhlheide substation led to a major power failure today at 12:54 pm in the eastern part of the borough of Treptow-Köpenick.
Stromnetz Berlin at the BDEW Convention - At the BDEW Convention on 21-22 June 2017 in STATION Berlin, Stromnetz Berlin and the Open Knowledge Foundation are showing how hackathons, open data and community involvement can help to find solutions for the energy transition.
School classes from the Berlin city region wishing to take part in the "junction box styling" school project can now apply for a place. The project is organised by Stromnetz Berlin GmbH in cooperation with meredo e.V. and Helliwood media & education im fjs e.V. In 2018 the painting and spraying project will get underway for the tenth time.
Applications are currently open for the new cus-tomer advisory board at Stromnetz Berlin GmbH, the operator of the capital's distribution grid.
Take a look behind the scenes at the activities and daily technical operations of the Berlin distribution system operator, meet experts and other budding engineers, and find out about entry-level career opportunities in the company.
Stromnetz Berlin is living up to Berlin's diversity and making their website available to interested Berliners in additional languages.
To mark yesterday's Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the Lesbian and Gay Federation of Berlin and Brandenburg (LSVD) and the Alliance against Homophobia met to demonstrate at Wittenbergplatz. This year's motto was "love deserves respect."
Hummelflug nursery school is situated in the middle of a residential area close to Köpenicker Landstraße in Berlin's Treptow district. Around 90 children aged between one and school age are looked after here every day. Surrounded by green space, the children have the opportunity to learn about the flora and fauna of the nearby Plänterwald.
Coordinated construction above and below ground agreed.
In the early afternoon of yesterday, a fire started in a cable cellar at Mitte substation near Potsdamer Straße. As a result, around 95,000 households in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Tempelhof-Schöneberg districts lost power for nearly 20 minutes. The power outage began at 13:07. By 13:24 the supply to all households had been restored.
Stromnetz Berlin GmbH is one of the first distribution network operators in Germany to arrange for the certification of the information security management system (ISMS) and the security catalogue for the "secure network operation" area of application as required by the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA).
Girls and technology? It's exactly what we need! Fashion meets technology at the "electro-fashion" workshop held at "die gelbe Villa" [the yellow villa] in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
At EUR 209 million, more money is being invested in Berlin's energy distribution grid in 2017 than ever before in the history of Berlin's electricity grid. This was announced by Stromnetz Berlin GmbH at their annual press conference today.
According to Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and distribution grid operator Stromnetz Berlin, 5th Generation (5G) communication networks could have a significant impact on the energy sector.
Berlin – Today marked the official start of the WindNODE project, a joint initiative consisting of over 50 partners to create a model region for smart energy in north-east Germany.
By launching the IT system for Smart Meter Gateway Administration (SMGWA), Meter Data Management (MDM) and Rollout Process Management, Stromnetz Berlin has created an important requirement for smart metering systems to be rolled out.