What would a perfect energy storage system in the UK look like?

The UK’s energy grid needs help. Sometimes we generate too much renewable energy, and we have nowhere to put it, or we can’t move it to somewhere where it needs to go. This doesn’t sound like a problem, except having “extra electricity” flowing around the grid is bad.

Your home isn’t renovated in a day: Why PropTech1 invested in 42watt

One of the most hotly debated topics these days is people’s ongoing search for ways to cut their energy usage. Because for some regions and cities, gas prices have gone up by easily 100% within the year, or even just a couple of months, the increase in energy prices has become a financial threat even to the middle class.

WHITEPAPER: The Future of Work and its Impact on Real Estate by PT1 and PwC

If there is one good thing to say about COVID-19 is that it has had a catalytic effect on the acceptance of a new kind of work, having forced a flexible working era upon many sectors and companies. The persistent reservations against WFH – work from home – were simply wiped away by plain necessity. And many employees have gotten used to this new paradigm.

Revolutionizing skilled blue-collar construction staffing: Why PT1 invested in Kollabo

Digital solutions must be designed for the construction industry and solve an indispensable problem. Proven concepts from other industries rarely work in the construction industry. Retrofitting the building stock is the most important lever for achieving the German government’s climate targets for the real estate industry. Current methods and means are not sufficient to achieve this goal in a timely manner.

ESG — How PropTech1 Ventures is adopting sustainability approaches to achieve better VC investing

“ESG investing is on the rise”, is a headline one might see frequently these days in the news and across social media. In recent years, attention to ESG (environmental, social, and governance) data has increased drastically, and the share of sustainably invested assets among investors in Europe — the most progressive continent — currently accounts for 21% of total assets and projected to reach 47% in 2025.

WHITEPAPER: PropTechs and the ESG Factor

The construction and operation of real estate is the world’s largest contributor to CO2 emissions. Due to the combination of public pressure, EU regulations, capital market requirements, and customer demands, sustainability will become the megatrend of the next decades ahead.