Smart energy

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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

Smart Energy animation video

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

  • Danfoss AK-SM system managers for intelligent food retail refrigeration
    System managers

    The system manager is the key component of the intelligent Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration system for food retail.

  • Support - phone - Danfoss
    Danfoss Enterprise Services replaced by Alsense Food Retail

    At Danfoss, we build our business on trust and integrity - we stand by you from end to end, ready to respond to your needs and always keeping our promises.

Related applications

  • Case controls - Danfoss
    Case controls

    Your refrigeration system is the natural place to look for energy efficiency gains. To unlock that potential, you need a controller, expansion valve, and high accuracy sensors that are smart enough to make the technology work together—and a system manager that can help you see and control the bigger picture.

  • Danfoss solutions for CO2 refrigeration in food retail
    CO₂ in food retail

    Danfoss has pioneered CO₂ refrigeration systems for more than 10 years. Learn more about our CO₂ refrigeration solutions for supermarkets here.

  • Maritime emission monitoring
    Emission monitoring for marine

    Our innovative sensors precisely and continuously measure climate parameters and environmentally harmful gases, providing documentation of regulatory compliance and essential input for energy optimization.

  • HVAC integration in supermarkets - Danfoss
    HVAC integration in supermarkets

    Align your heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, to save money, safeguard stock, and reduce your environmental impact. Integrated solutions unlock the full potential of each application and increases the efficiency of the entire system.

  • Monitoring refrigeration systems - Danfoss
    Monitoring and management

    Connecting your refrigeration system to the cloud offers a world of possibilities to save money and improve food safety. Remote monitoring and management make it easy to check and triage system alarm. 

  • Smart store - Danfoss
    Smart store

    The Smart Store solution enhances food safety and brings down the energy bill by integrated and smart control of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting and other applications.

Articles

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Research Vessel with reduced need for fuel and reduced emissions complying the IMO environmental regulations
    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.

  • 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.

  • The supermarket aktiv & irma in Oldenburg - Food Retail solutions
    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.

  • Giant Eagle Danfoss
    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.

  • 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

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

  • Smart energy systems impact on supermarkets
    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

  • Optyma control
    New Optyma™ Control upgrade helps installers deliver more efficient, connected cold rooms
    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Danfoss has unveiled an upgraded version of its popular Optyma™ cold room controller that adds new efficiency features and connectivity for self-contained rooms, remote condensing units and rack systems alike.

  • CO2 trans-critical refrigeration systems with Coolselector®2
    You can now plan out CO₂ transcritical refrigeration systems with Coolselector®2
    Friday, November 13, 2020

    Coolselector®2 is a free cooling calculation software that helps you optimize any HVACR system. Now, with the latest update to the software, you can select components for transcritical high-pressure side applications.

     

     

  • CO2 made easy for small stores: the Danfoss CO2 MiniPack Solution
    CO2 made easy for small format stores: Danfoss launches products for a CO2 MiniPack solution
    Monday, November 2, 2020

    The new CO2 MiniPack Solution makes it easy for the owners of small stores to harness the benefits of CO2 by combining five 100% compatible products into a single solution.

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