Would not it be too crazy if you could put a charger in a plant? That is exactly what they do here! You will not get greener energy than this!
We saw possibilities in Plant-eto add energy options. And possibly more in the future. We want to invest in Plant-e because we see the possibility here to apply and test a new form of sustainable energy.
Pieter Dijckmeester, project director of the Central Real Estate Agency
Everything we can do by using different types of energy sources helps to transition to sustainable energy supply.
Jacqueline Cramer (director of the Utrecht Sustainability Institute)
This innovative sustainable company fits in perfectly in Wageningen.
Dennis Gudden, Alderman of Wageningen
Under the guidance of the enthusiastic and enterprising director Marjolein Helder, Plant-e has been able to commercialize their highly innovative and sustainable product in a short period of time. As 'Technology Pioneer of The World Economic Forum' Plant-e is now and in the future an ambassador of what Wageningen has to offer the world.
Business Event Wageningen, 2016
According to the jury, Plant-e is an example of how a company can make a social contribution in the long term despite its size, with its production process and innovative offer.
Jury Impact awards
The jury report praises Plant-e for its social vision, the provision of space for self-organization, initiatives from the bottom up and its social mission to supply underdeveloped areas with electricity.
Erasmus University jury OLV Henk Volberda
Marjolein and her team have a revolutionary new possibility in the world of sustainable energy: electricity from living plants.