©2019 by elena international GmbH



About us

Vision and Mission

Our vision is to enable reliable and economical renewable power systems. Herefore, we deliver validated models for renewable power system analysis and control. Our mission is to develop customized solutions for various stages of power system planning: from investment planning to operational strategies and grid stability improvement. Cooperating with the Open-Source Community and research we come up with new approaches and tailor-made solutions for our customers’ needs.

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Sabine Auer


Dr. Sabine Auer holds a PhD in Physics from the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research and has more than ten years of experience in the field of renewable energies and power system analysis. With her work at Yale University and Siemens, she gained valuable experience in both research and practice.

Christina Vogel


Christina Vogel holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and has more than five years of experience in research transfer. Working more than two years in Asia and Africa, she successfully lead international projects.

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Tobias Deß

Chief Technology Officer

Tobias Deß holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering of the University of Stuttgart. He was involved in the creation of the open source grid analysis framework pandapower, a tool which was recently adopted by the German Federal Grid Agency. He further has practical experience from his time at Netze BW and Siemens.

Jan Liße

Chief Software Architect

Jan Liße  has more than 14 years of experience in software development and software architecture. He studied Media Technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg for his diploma.

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Our story

April 2019

Winners Leibniz Gründerpreis

February 2019

Incorporation of elena international GmbH

January 2019

Winners Leibniz Competition "Transfer"

December 2018

EXIST scholarship

July 2018

Release of our Open-Source Framework PowerDynamics.jl

July 2018

First Customer Project

April - Nov 2018

Funding by Climate KIC Pathfinder and Accelerator

May 2017

The idea of elena is born