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Austria is a small and open economy with a strong export orientation. Environmental technology sectors are a particularly dynamic part of the Austrian economy and one of the drivers of export-oriented growth, performing significantly stronger compared to the overall economy since the financial crisis in 2008.

Austrian companies have established an internationally leading position in several green technology markets. These are heat generation through thermal solar systems and heat pumps, heat storage systems, smart electricity grids, technologies for biomass energy, and passive house building. Smart and intermodal (electrical) mobility management is another upcoming eco-innovation area. With its long tradition and highest recycling rates in the EU, Austrian recycling industries are well positioned to play a key role in the future transformation of Austria towards a circular economy.

With a total score of 108 in the overall Eco-Innovation Scoreboard (Eco-IS) 2015, Austria ranked eighth in the list of EU countries, located between France and Spain and slightly above the EU average. In two of the five components (eco-innovation inputs and resource-efficiency outcomes), Austria’s performance is very close to the European average performance, while performance is above EU average regarding eco-innovation activities and outputs, and below EU average in the component of socio-economic outcomes.

2015 Eco-innovation Scoreboard ranking and eco-innovation index composites for Austria

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Grid Measurement and Protection-Modul GMP 232

Austria_Bachman_resizedGrid Measurement and Protection-Modul GMP 232 was nominated for the VERENA award (Verbund Enovation Award) im 2012 for the best eco-innovation initiative. The regulation tasks of descentralized renewable energy power generation has became very important for ensuring their safe operation. The Protection Modul GMP 232 carries out this function offering a high performance.

The new Grid Measurement and Protection Module GMP232 from Bachmann electronic integrates protection and monitoring functions into the “conventional” control tasks of decentralized electricity generation plants.
Availability of electricity from renewable energies is not as predictable as such of major plants. The new “Grid Measurement and Protection Module” GMP232 collects and analyzes parameters of decentralized renewable energy plants in order to control them and to ensure their stable operation according to the grid.
 
The GMP232 is integrated into the Bachmann SolutionCenter  and offers a wide variety of functions. The plant parameters can be changed and improved easily. Fault events are logged with an exact time code and the system makes possible to perform an data analysis in order to assess the causes of this faults.

Barriers and Drivers
One important driver of this innovation initiative is offering technological support for decentralized renewable energy plants (e.g. solar), in order to create more reliability for these plants.  Also being a good and competitive business partner for the renevable energy sector represent an important impuls force for this product. 

Economic Performance
Cost saving through prevention and fault prediction of electric network stability by renewable energy plants.

Social Performance
Securing jobs through know how implementation and operation of a new process.

Environmental Impact
Support of renewable energy grids
Renewable energy

Further Information
http://www.bachmann.info/unternehmen/news/details/211-zuverlaessig-und-sicher-ans-stromnetz/97404e0a55ebfd2eb116762586214bda/
http://www.verbund.com/bg/de/blog/2012/03/20/verena-staatspreis-innovation-preis

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