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Pioneering and digital optimization platform

for electricity and gas

Automated Intraday Trades

0 Current year 2021
0 Total year 2020

Digital. Automated. Modular.

We offer comprehensive, fully automated, digital and modularly integrable energy solutions – whether balancing group & portfolio management, market access to electricity and gas, direct marketing of electricity from renewable energies, market communication and marketing of electricity flexibility (e.g. demand response).

Automated Intraday Trading

Our focus is on the flexibility marketing of electricity in continuous intraday trading on both the consumer and the producer side. Benefit fully automated from the intraday price volatility of continuous intraday trading – this enables you to achieve revenues of up to € 85,000 per MW/a and trading direction! With over 2 million intraday trades in 2020 on the EPEXSpot SE power exchange, we are the leading provider of flexibility marketing for power and pioneers in the flexibility marketing of gas.

Our contribution to the energy turnaround

Through flexibility marketing on continuous intraday trading, we reduce your energy costs while stabilizing the power grid and thus promoting the energy turnaround.

We are experts in algorithmic intraday trading 

ES∙FOR∙IN was founded in 2014 as SE with activities in Germany, Austria, Great Britain and the Netherlands. Since then ES∙FOR∙IN has developed more than 50 individualized trading algorithms and an unparalleled know-how in algorithmic intraday trading of electricity as well as in algorithmic intraday trading of gas.

Christian Hövelhaus, CEO von ESFORIN SE

Christian Hövelhaus

Christoph Gardlo


Startup Flexibility Marketing



We have been named Startup of the Week by the B2B innovation network Innoloft. Our CEO Christian Hövelhaus talked to Innoloft about our business model and developments.

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Flexibility Marketing

The flexibility frog


What do our AlgoTrader and a lurking frog by a pond in common?

Our trading strategies watch and catch the best prices on the exchange – like a frog.

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Flexibility Marketing

Our Flexibility Marketing


Take a look at this new video of our flexibilty marketing!

Our team explains electricity flexibilities and the benefits of our optimisation platform for companies and the environment.

*English subtitles included!

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Public utilities and flexibility options

Public utilities have many flexibility options at their disposal


Our COO Christoph Gardlo reports in the energate news service for the energy market on the profitable flexibility potential of public utilities. Read more about our experiences and opportunities for flexibility marketing on the continuous intraday market of the Epex Spot power exchange.

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Trading record on EPEX SPOT markets

Trading record on EPEX SPOT markets


Short-term power trading continues to gain importance: EPEX SPOT reports highest monthly trading volume ever for December 2020.


#flexibilitymarketing • #intraday • #dayahead

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Energy tunraround innovation

Our commentary on the innovative energy turnaround


Our expert for flexibility marketing Benedikt Dahlmann reports on interesting possibilities for an innovative energy turnaround!

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flexibilization of biogas

We are pioneers in the flexibilization of biogas plants


Biogas is the #balancing solution in the #energy system of tomorrow. ES∙FOR∙IN SE enables a trend-setting flexibilization of #biogas plants - and was even pointed out by the "Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V." (Agency for Renewable Resources) as a direct supporter of #flexible biogas plants

#biogas • #energyturnaround • #direct marketing

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digitalization of the energy market

Corona as digitizer of the energy industry


Home office, fluctuating #energy prices or economic changes. In our everyday work, the pandemic shows us the limits of the power market design every day.

In the long run, the abrupt change means the acceleration of digital energy solutions.

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Digitizing the Energy Sector

5 good reasons for Digitizing the Energy Sector


The #lockdown accelerated the German #digitalization by many years - even the #energy sector benefits from digital innovations and services. 

What kind of potential do you see?


#digital • #energytransition • #intraday

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Energy market design of the future


The German Renewable Energy Association (BEE) presented measures for a short-term design adjustment of the electricity market.

The short-term increase in flexibility for consumption, supply or generation of electricity is essential for the stabilization of the energy transition.

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Gaspreise 2021

#2021 Gas Prices


In 2021 gas prices are expected to rise. The newly introduced CO2 price and increased network charges are intended to enhance the attractiveness of climate-friendly alternatives. Our contribution to the energy transition is to promote market price-oriented network stability with energy prices that are cheaper for you.

#flexibilitätsvermarktung • #emissionshandel • #energiewende

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Focus on flexibility

Focus on flexibility


Experience has shown that most biogas plant operators have still set themselves up for continuous operation. From the point of view of the energy industry, electricity from biogas could be a much better supplement to the erratic infeed from sun and wind. A demand-oriented infeed to cover the residual load would then be the actual purpose of the electricity produced from biogas.

#directmarketing #intradayhandel #biogas #greenenergy

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Blockchain Technologie vernetzt mit erneuerbaren Energien

ES∙FOR∙IN SE and Statkraft connect renewable energy producers with industrial consumers via blockchain


ES∙FOR∙IN SE, the European energy optimizer and service provider from Essen, Germany, and Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, sold one megawatt hour of electricity from Statkraft's EEG (Renewable Energy Sources Act) portfolio to a demand-side management customer of ESFORIN SE on January 24th, without any intermediate platform.

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ES∙FOR∙IN SE focuses on flexibility marketing


ES∙FOR∙IN SE sees a great potential in the marketing of short-term flexibility in production or energy generation by industrial companies.

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Our services

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Flexibility marketing of electricity

Benefit from our automated, individually programmed and market price-oriented flexibility marketing. We actively trade your flexibility on the intraday market and continuously optimize the strategies that we have designed for you.

Bilanzkreis- & Portfoliomanagement

Balancing group and portfolio management

Optimize your energy management. We take care that your balancing groups are automatically kept countervailed. We also forecast your long-term demand and take over your market communication.

Direkter Marktzugang Strom & Gas für Industrie und Erzeuger

Direct market access electricity & gas for industrial companies

Reduce your balancing energy costs in an uncomplicated way. We offer you an automated access to the electricity and natural gas exchanges in Germany, Austria, Great Britain and the Netherlands.

Direktvermarktung von Strom aus erneuerbaren Energien

Direct marketing of electricity from renewable energies

You concentrate on your core business - the generation of energy. We take over all services for you that arise with the direct marketing of renewable energies.

Our customers

sectors for intraday trading with electricity and gas

Market Communication

Only pay for transactions you really need!

Automate your expensive processes with intelligent tools and become a cost leader. With our partner brand xpergy, we offer complementary highly automated digitalization solutions for your energy business from a single source. Expand your existing system with the know-how and high-quality standards of the xpergy competence team and the performance of state-of-the-art cloud systems. Integrate automatic and completely maintenance-free forecasts into your existing process flows.



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