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

    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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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 studies

  • 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.

  • Local residents stay warm thanks to supermarket’s cooling system Danfoss
    Local residents stay warm thanks to supermarket’s cooling system

    Local supermarkets can send their surplus heat to the district heating network and thereby heat private homes in the area and reduce CO2 emissions

News

  • What's new with CO₂ : New solutions and trainings for Food Retail applications
    What's new with CO₂ : New solutions and trainings for Food Retail applications
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    CO₂ is taking the Food Retail industry by storm and is shaking up how we do business. It offers an eco-friendly and efficient alternative to many refrigerants that are currently being phased out – if you have the right technology, tools, and know-how in place. That’s where we can help.

  • AK-PC 572 MiniPack – CO₂ made easy for small store formats
    AK-PC 572 MiniPack controller – CO₂ made easy for small store formats
    Monday, April 15, 2019

    It's not too long ago that we here at Danfoss stood up and boldly declared, "We love CO₂!" This proclamation contained all the passion, knowledge, and hard work that has gone into shifting the food retail industry from HFCs towards natural refrigerants. Our engineers have developed solutions that help make the refrigerant transition even easier for our customers – and now we’re ready to introduce one more.

  • Coolselector®2
    Coolselector®2: We did complex. You do awesome.
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Coolselector®2 is essential software for engineers, consultants, and system designers who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Using Coolselector®2, you can easily optimize energy consumption and increase efficiency in your HVACR system — simply run calculations based on your operating conditions and then choose the best component setup for your design.

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