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Optimize your energy solutions with smart energy

Energy cost is one of the biggest expenses in the daily operation of your supermarkets. Therefore, retailers increasingly look to enhance the energy efficiency within the stores. At Danfoss, our long-term ambition is to enable net-zero stores or even stores that give more than they take in terms of energy. Smart energy solutions can turn traditional supermarkets into the supermarkets of tomorrow by taking advantage of renewables sources, energy storage and arbitrage.

With Danfoss Smart Store E solutions, we reveal some of the exciting opportunities available in order to constantly maximize energy efficiency in the food retail sector. Solar energy, demand response, car charging, and electric and thermal storage are just some of the solutions that are available today.

Features and benefits

Cut your energy costs

Offer car charging to customers

Become an energy producer

Strengthen your green profile

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Introduction to Smart Store E

Find out how the Danfoss Smart Store E solutions can turn traditional supermarkets into the supermarkets of tomorrow by taking advantage of renewables sources, energy storage and arbitrage.

Highlighted products

Related applications

Articles

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    Managing operational efficiency in food retail – 5 global trends and how to respond

    If you work in facilities or energy management for a food retailer, change is something you handle every day. When the way we live, work, or shop changes, new food retail technology is close behind.

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    Supermarket energy optimization: why efficiency is only half the story

    In the last few years, supermarkets have made great advances in energy efficiency - reducing both overhead and their environmental impact.
    Reducing energy use is valuable, and always will be. But there’s another side to reducing energy costs. Increasingly, the biggest potential saving isn’t only in using less energy; it’s in optimizing how it’s used, and when.

Case stories

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    Danfoss shaft generators drive down emissions on board

    The South Korean National Institute of Fishery Science is enjoying great fuel savings and 20-30% less emissions from its newest research vessel. A special shaft generator solution enabled the vessel to comply with the IMO environmental regulations effective in 2020.

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    VLT® drives run the world’s smartest district energy system

    Taarnby Municipality within Greater Copenhagen is the first to integrate the production of district cooling and district heating in combination with ground source cooling and chilled water storage in one facility that also exploits surplus heat from a nearby wastewater treatment plant. This symbiosis allows the utility company to provide building owners in the district with competitive and environmentally friendly cooling – while generating more cost-effective heating to the district heating network.

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    A new shade of green for grocery stores

    The supermarket aktiv & irma in Oldenburg, Germany, has pressed the start-button to a solution enabling it to store and generate electricity. The grocery store’s manager calls it a leap forward in energy supply. Danfoss and SMA have helped make it happen. Learn how.

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    Danfoss helps transform supermarkets into smart stores for demand response

    With an IoT-enabled demand response program utilizing Danfoss controllers and system managers, supermarket chain Giant Eagle is able to enhance food safety, detect malfunctioning equipment and reduce costly energy waste.

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    Five steps to unlock the cooling potential of EU’s clean energy for all package

    Five Steps to Unlock the Cooling Potential of EU’s Clean Energy for All Package

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    Smart energy systems impact on supermarkets

    The energy agenda globally shifts towards reduced and zero emission scenarios and a substantial part of future energy supply will be based on renewables. To establish resiliency around a fundamentally unstable energy production flexible consumption and storage is necessary. This is smart energy systems.

News

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    Danfoss can support OEMs building new online grocery applications
    Thursday, May 12, 2022

    With the rise of new online grocery fulfilment models, Danfoss has the application development facilities, industry expertise, and a comprehensive product portfolio to support OEMs developing refrigeration solutions for new food retail models, such as outdoor refrigerated lockers.

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    Danfoss extends the cooling capacity range of its Optyma™ condensing units and releases A2Lcompatible MLZ and LLZ scroll compressors
    Monday, March 21, 2022

    With the extension of the Optyma™ Slim Pack and Optyma™ Plus condensing units’ cooling capacity range—and the launch of the A2L-ready MLZ and LLZ scroll compressors (evolution B)—Danfoss continues its efforts to enable your transition to ultra-low GWP refrigerants with a complete portfolio of A2L-ready components and solutions.

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    Danfoss & Ohmia Retail launch joint venture for "Refrigeration as a Service"
    Thursday, March 10, 2022

    Danfoss has entered a partnership with Ohmia Retail International AS and established a joint company in Sweden called Ohmia Retail Sweden AB to complement its current offering to the food retail customers in Sweden.

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