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Ulrike Hinz

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Ulrike Hinz

R&D Projects Coordinator

ubitricity

Ulrike Hinz is currently employed as R&D Projects Coordinator at ubitricity at the intersection of energy and electromobility and leads projects on the roll-out of charging infrastructure in Germany. Prior to that, she worked at ubitricity as Business Development Manager, in Strategy Development at the transmission system operator 50Hertz (where she consolidated the business plan and shaped the company's strategy) and as Research Assistant at Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS (in the field of eGovernment and Smart Cities).  Next to her professional life, she is co-founder and board member at GreenBuzz Berlin e.V., a non-profit association promoting sustainability in her home town Berlin, a board member at the Hertie Energy and Environment Network and member of the Young Energy Professionals Germany as well as the Future Energy Leaders, both affiliated with the World Energy Council.  Ulrike acquired a B.A. and M.A. in International Business with a focus on strategic management and sustainability in Berlin, Melbourne and Prague and an MBA in Energy Management from Technical University Berlin.

Charging electric vehicles with energy from renewable resources wherever they park – this was the goal when ubitricity was founded.Today, the company has  become one of the leading providers of intelligent solutions for charging and billing EVs. For this, ubitricity combines technological know‐how with the possibilities of digitalization. Ubitricity has developed the Mobile Charging system that can be integrated into the charging cable or the car itself. Users enter into a mobile electricity contract for their mobile meter with a provider of their choice and charge everywhere with their tariff. At the end of the month, they only receive one invoice. The result: technologically lean and cost‐efficient charging spots that enable a ubiquitous roll‐out of charging infrastructure – as for example in London, where charging spots are installed in street lights. Moreover, the EV can be connected to the grid as mobile electricity storage – an important development for the energy transition.

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