Our Vision

At The Mobility House, our mission is to design an emissions-free future for energy and mobility. 

Our technology platform connects the automobile and energy industries.

We integrate vehicle batteries into the power grid using intelligent charging, power and storage solutions. This encourages the development of renewable energies, stabilises the power grid and makes electric mobility less expensive.

The Mobility House technology company was founded in 2009 and serves more than 10 countries throughout the world from its locations in Munich, Zurich and Sunnyvale (CA). Our customers include many leading car manufacturers as well as drivers of electric cars, fleet operators, installation companies and energy suppliers.

What drives us

» In a time when new technologies are establishing themselves in the automobile and energy sectors, we are taking corporate responsibility. Paving the way to a clean future with a committed team is our inspiration, motivation and mission in one. As The Mobility House, we anchor electric mobility in a world of smart energy. The customer experiences electric mobility with suitable solutions for safe, CO2-neutral charging and renewable energy as fuel«

Thomas Raffeiner

Founder and CEO of The Mobility House

Our belief: Mobility must become emission-free.

Join us now on the path to this green future.

What electric mobility means

We see electric mobility as much more than just putting an electric motor and a battery into a vehicle. It also means being conscious of our energy consumption and putting an emphasis on sustainability. Last but not least, it means that energy can flow in two directions: into the car, but also out of the car and into the propulsion system, or back into the power grid, for example.

Our path

The Mobility House has been driving electric mobility forward for the past 10 years. From our own brand of charging station to numerous projects with partners in the automobile industry, we have gained extensive experience with charging and the intelligent use of e-car batteries — with and without wheels. Our knowledge is bundled into our intelligent software architecture and our own charging and energy management product. 

From vehicle to grid

We carried out our first tests with vehicle-to-grid technology in 2014. Our objective was to make use of the electric car’s storage capacity during down time. The energy stored in the vehicle battery can be given back to the power grid when energy demand increases. This also allows renewable energies to be utilised more effectively.

Our vision in practice

Renault Zoe and Vehicle-to-Grid

2015:

Smart charging in practice: a fleet of 10 Renault Zoes is successfully charged on a time-controlled basis while responding to price fluctuations on the energy market. This allows the cost of power consumption to be optimised, which benefits the car owner.

Making coffee using Vehicle-to-Grid

2015:

At The Mobility House, a good espresso is prepared a little differently than usual. The electricity comes from the car! A Nissan Leaf is parked in the underground car park, where it supplies energy to the whole office. The electric car’s battery supplies electricity directly to the building’s power grid.

Nissan e-NV200 and Vehicle-to-Grid

2016:

For the first time, we integrate our electric cars (Nissan Leaf and Nissan e-NV200) into the power supply at our office in the smarthouse in Munich, by means of bidirectional fast charging stations. With this simulation of power supply capacity, we demonstrate the seminal potential of the electric car as energy storage.

2nd-use Battery storage in Lünen

2016:

The largest second-life stationary storage in the world at that point goes online. After a construction phase of approximately one year, the 13-Mwh project is nearly complete. A total of 1000 battery systems from second-generation smart fortwo electric drive vehicles are grouped together to create a stationary battery storage in the German city of Lünen, in Westphalia. The first power units are already integrated into the grid.

Porto Santo: emission-free island

2018:

Groupe Renault and Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira (EEM) begin the joint project “Smart Fossil Free Island” on Porto Santo. The first intelligent electric ecosystem in the world is founded on four pillars: electric vehicles, stationary energy storage, intelligent vehicle charging and discharging as well as vehicle-to-grid applications.

Amsterdam Arena mit V2G

2018:

The Johan Cruijff ArenA in the Netherlands is the first stadium in the world to meet its future energy needs with a storage system composed of new and used electric vehicle batteries. The 3-MW battery storage in the arena will ensure more reliable and efficient power supply and power usage in the stadium. This benefits visitors, the surrounding neighbourhood and the European power grid. 

First EV stabilizes grid

2018:

It’s a major milestone for the integration of electric vehicles into the power grid: for the first time ever, a Nissan Leaf in a “quasi-stationary” vehicle-to-grid application is pre-qualified as a large power plant in compliance with the transmission grid operator’s regulations. This means that the electric car is approved for primary control power and contributes to the stability of the power grid.

2019:

Since the beginning of the Porto Santo project, we have worked to increase the proportion of renewable energy that is produced using local wind and solar energy systems. To this end, The Mobility House developed the intelligent software known as “Marketplace”. This optimises the interplay between conventional electric cars, stationary second-life battery storages and bidirectional electric vehicles.

EUREF Campus - cooperation with Audi

2019:

In cooperation with Audi, we open the largest multi-use storage in Germany on the EUREF campus in Berlin. The storage, which has a capacity of 1.9 MWh, uses used lithium-ion batteries from a test fleet. It tests various scenarios in which e-cars interact with the power grid. With its capacity, the storage could independently supply the entire 5.5-hectare office and science campus with electricity for just under two hours. 

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