IM Efficiency raises large Seed Round from BOM, Rockstart, and private investors to accelerate the use of solar energy in road freight transportation
IM Efficiency successfully secures Seed funding.
IM Efficiency Contributes to SolarNL Project: Revolutionizing the Solar Industry in the Netherlands and Europe.
IM Efficiency Joins Forces with Dutch Solar Companies to Bring Back Photovoltaic Manufacturing to the Netherlands through the SolarNL Project.
Driven by onions, powered by sun - Wiskerke Onions successfully implements the SolarOnTop.
Wiskerke Onions installed IM Efficiency's SolarOnTop technology on two of their trailers. As a first step in their collaboration, IM Efficiency is pleased to support Wiskerke Onions in their quest to make the complete supply chain of onions sustainable.
IM Efficiency partners with SolarMoves to explore the potential of solar-powered vehicles
IM Efficiency is pleased to announce its partnership with SolarMoves, an international public-private consortium that aims to explore the potential of solar-powered vehicles to support the transition to an all-electric transport system in the EU.
Action Starts with Implementation of IM Efficiency SolarOnTop Technology for a Sustainable Future
The SolarOnTop technology was officially launched within the fleet of Action, during an Action Sustainability Event in the distribution center in Echt (Limburg).
Hitachi Vantara reduces emissions through solar power
We are delighted to announce our recent partnership with Hitachi Vantara.
IM Efficiency, the winner of SHV Energy innovation challenge
At IM Efficiency, we are pleased to announce that we have won the SHV Energy innovation challenge along with two other winning startups: Combifuel Germany and Gravity Climate.
Kuehne+Nagel is driving with the power of the sun to lower CO2 emissions
As part of the goal to create more sustainable supply chain solutions, Kuehne+Nagel is reducing CO2 emissions in the Netherlands with IM Efficiency's SolarOnTop system installed on top of trucks.
IM Efficiency closing Seed funding round with Rockstart, TechFund One and existing investors
Growth capital for the tech scale-up
Rockstart, TechFund One, and existing investors participated in IM Efficiency's Seed funding round, forming an knowledgeable syndicate for the tech scale-up. Additionally, IM Efficiency is participating in the Rockstart Energy spring 2022 program.
Heemskerk Dairy keeping it calm with SolarOnTop and MOFFETT
Sustainable and noise-free delivery
Heemskerk Dairy, IM Efficiency and MOFFETT collaborate to reduce noise around livestock and CO₂ pollution with vehicle integrated photovoltaics.
Scania delivering new vehicle with SolarOnTop (Dutch)
Signal for sustainability
Van Der Linden (Hillegom, NL) has recently chosen to expand its fleet with the purchase of a new Scania truck with the SolarOnTop. After receiving official approval from Scania, IM Efficiency fitted the truck with SolarOnTop, which now has an even better fuel consumption! Read more about the partnership in this article (text in Dutch).
IM Efficiency is participating in the BNR Green Quest
Vote for us and help us make trucks love the sun!
IM Efficiency is participating with its product SolarOnTop in the BNR Green Quest challenge, a competition among 31 start-ups with sustainable, innovative products. You decide with your vote who the winner of this challenge will be, and therefore we would like to ask for your help!
H.Essers first to innovate with solar panels on trucks in Belgium
SolarOnTop pilot with two vehicles running at H.Essers
Solar panels have been the solution for many years to make homes and businesses more sustainable. This is also the case at H.Essers. But a year ago, another light went on at the company: ‘why don't we put solar panels on trucks, so that their electronic systems can be powered completely green?’
IM Efficiency participates in the new European Platform ASOM
Association for Solar Mobility to accelerate shared solar mission
IM Efficiency, together with partners, set up a new European platform aimed at Solar in Mobility. The new platform is called ASOM. ASOM is a cooperative European platform to establish and stimulate the Solar Mobility Industry.
2nd place in Trailer Innovation Award for SolarOnTop
Emons and IM Efficiency achieve 2nd place Trailer Innovation Award 2021
Emons and IM Efficiency took second place in the prestigious Trailer Innovation Award 2021 in the Environment category. IM Efficiency is working closely with Emons in a pilot to test the SolarOnTop in practice.
SolarOnTop pilot with Vos Logistics started
SolarOnTop: a milestone for sustainable transport
SolarOnTop, an innovation by IM Efficiency, truly is a step forward in making transport more sustainable. The technology is now being pilot tested by Vos Logistics. The photovoltaic system supplies trucks with green electricity from solar panels.
Paul Haverkamp joins IM Efficiency as CCO
Expansion of IM Efficiency Management Team
Paul Haverkamp (50) joined IM Efficiency as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) on 15 August. Previously Paul worked at TVM verzekeren and Volkswagen Pon Financial Services.
Pilot series of SolarOnTop kicked-off
Final pilot series before market launch has started
IM Efficiency has entered the final phase for the market introduction of the innovative solution SolarOnTop. Together with a number of transporters, 10 vehicles are fitted with solar panels on the roof of the trailer or box truck.
Press release funding - May 2020 (Dutch)
IM Efficiency turns trucks into mobile solar parks
Investors from the Netherlands and Belgium have been attracted for the commercial introduction of SolarOnTop. BOM Brabant Ventures invests together with a large logistics entrepreneur and a Belgian investor in the certification and market and production readiness of SolarOnTop.
Press release SolarOnTop - November 2019 (Dutch)
Solar panels on semi-trailers reduce CO2 emissions and operational costs for trucks
Installing solar panels on semi-trailers can reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions significantly. Startup IM Efficiency starts installing the first trucks in the Netherlands with their SolarOnTop system and subsequently trucks in other European countries.
The rest of this press release is in Dutch.
IM Efficiency has been granted SME Instrument Phase 1
IM Efficiency proudly announces funding by the European Commission!
We have been awarded with the highly-competitive SME Instrument Phase 1 grant. With the grant, the European Commission reinforces the development of our clean technology for trucks. IM Efficiency is on a mission to lower fuel consumption of trucks with innovation. It’s great to see that our next-generation technology is in line with the sustainable vision of Europe.