Rabobank and NET2GRID join forces in the Energy Transition for Dutch homeowners
Being the largest Dutch mortgage bank Rabobank actively supports Dutch homeowners in the Energy Transition
Personal energy consumption insights help homeowners in becoming more energy-efficient and making their home sustainable by means of checking where energy is wasted or which measures can be taken
For Rabobank, personal energy insights are a logical step in enabling Dutch homeowners in getting the most out of their home
For NET2GRID the collaboration is proof that their insights can provide value outside of the energy sector, opening up new markets.
Utrecht, The Netherlands, Sept 7th, 2021 - Rabobank, the largest Dutch mortgage bank and NET2GRID, the leading energy analytics company that generates smart energy insights for residential households, are pleased to announce they partnered up to provide energy insights to Rabobank’s customers that help them to make their homes more energy-efficient. Rabobank, the bank of the energy transition, already introduced a number of offerings in the Dutch retail market that are directed towards future sustainable living, e.g. with SmartBuilds and the HuisScan. NET2GRID strengthens energy retailers’ and now also banks’ engagement with their end customers by unlocking actionable energy insights based on the real-time analysis of their energy usage data. At the heart of NET2GRID’s product portfolio sits its cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies that deliver unique energy insights and energy consumption predictions using standard smart meter data. NET2GRID’s clients, including E.ON, ENI, NEN Energia and Pure Energie, use NET2GRID’s SaaS solution to increase customer engagement, optimize marketing and operational costs, and improve energy trading models. “Our collaboration makes a lot of sense,” says Bert Lutje Berenbroek, NET2GRID’s founder and CEO. “We share a vision of creating a more sustainable and cleaner way of living. We’re truly proud of our partnership with Rabobank, they embraced energy transition at the core of their strategy, and I strongly believe we can jointly make a strong contribution to deliver home energy savings for Rabobank’s customers.” “Our Dutch retail clients are facing a big transition to sustainable energy,” says Marcel van den Berg, Rabobank’s Director of Sustainable Living. “To support them we need a strong partner with a shared vision on sustainable living. We are very much looking forward to working with this innovative partner to jointly support our clients in the best way.”
NET2GRID is an award-winning, AI-enabled company that empowers utilities and energy retailers to provide actionable insights to their customers based on analysis of their energy usage data. Through our service, we aim to enhance the gross margin of utilities, improve the customer engagement experience and contribute towards accelerating the world’s energy transition to a sustainable future. We provide our partners with the tools which enable them to service their own customers better by using the energy usage data they already possess; historical, smart meter, or real-time data. At the core of our expertise lies cutting-edge AI machine learning services in energy insights & energy consumption prediction. Additionally, NET2GRID has in-house developed low-cost hardware to unlock real-time meter data for global markets that are self-installable. Our service is used by energy suppliers worldwide and we help them to build a loyal customer base of satisfied customers, reduce their costs and expand their business by generating upsell and cross-sell leads towards energy-saving solutions. We also help our clients include residential products like EV, PV, heat pumps into an integrated Home Energy Overview with Virtual Power Plant capabilities.
The company was founded in 2011 and holds offices in the Netherlands and Greece.
Bert Lutje Berenbroek
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Rabobank is a cooperative bank. There are almost ninety local Rabobank in the Netherlands, which each operate with a high degree of independence so they can better serve their customers and local communities. Rabobank also has sizeable international banking operations. They focus on international business and rural activities in general and on the Food and Agri sector in particular.
Rabobank wants to be a part of building a better living and working environment for and with its customers. Our prime mission is to help achieve our customers' ambitions. We also feel a sense of shared responsibility for our customers' growth.
Climate change and the transition toward more sustainable energy are urgently needed to address the climate change currently underway, and to suppress the negative effects it is already creating. We stimulate sustainable growth for companies. In cooperating with innovative customers and social partners on ambitious sustainability projects, we aim to inspire others to increase sustainability in their own value chains. We aim to help our clients realize a more circular economy. We aim to become the “bank of the energy transition,” building on our already prominent role in financing sustainable energy projects. We also aim to accelerate the shift towards sustainable living for people, with a particular focus on accelerating the move towards sustainable housing, through increasing efficiency in energy supply and consumption.