Edelmann becomes Chairwoman of the Board of Green Energy Lab

Andrea Edelmann is the new chairwoman and board spokesperson of the Green Energy Lab research initiative, Austria's largest innovation laboratory for a sustainable energy future.

Foto: Stephanie Weinhappel / Green Energy Lab

The Green Energy Lab research initiative has a new chairwoman who is also spokesperson of the board: Andrea Edelmann, head of the EVN Group’s Innovation, Sustainability and Environmental Protection department, was unanimously elected at the general meeting on April 30. Green Energy Lab is a joint research initiative of the energy companies Wien Energie, EVN, Burgenland Energie and Energie Steiermark.

With the core regions of Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland and Styria, the Green Energy Lab has a test market with five million customers, making it Austria’s largest innovation laboratory for a sustainable energy future. The Green Energy Lab is also part of the Austrian innovation offensive “Vorzeigeregion Energie” of the Climate and Energy Fund. By 2025, over 150 million euros will be invested in innovative projects as part of the Green Energy Lab. Together with over 350 partners from industry, research institutions and the public sector, research is being conducted into solutions for a sustainable energy system.

“We are currently on the way to a renewable energy future. Developing and testing new ideas is a central part of this and is at the heart of the Green Energy Lab. I am delighted to have the opportunity to continue the successful path of this research initiative as chairwoman and spokesperson,” says Andrea Edelmann.