Energy Solutions

GRILLO Energy Solutions for sustainable and
future-oriented energy supply.

Welcome to GRILLO Energy Solutions

Your leading solution provider in the field of zinc-based products and solutions for the battery sector.

At GRILLO Energy Solutions, we look back on nearly 90 years of impressive market experience. This longstanding presence forms the foundation of our unique expertise, reliability, and consistency. Therefore, we offer our customers more than just products: we provide comprehensive consultancy services around product development and optimization. As your comprehensive solution provider for zinc-based batteries, our tailored solutions are designed to meet your specific energy requirements.

Zinc-based batteries: More than just an option

In a world increasingly reliant on renewable energy, zinc-based batteries are more than just an option – they are the answer to the challenges of sustainable and carbon-free energy supply by 2050. At GRILLO Energy Solutions, we are proud to be your unique full-range partner with nearly 90 years of experience in this field.


Zinc batteries: Key to future energy storage

Why are zinc-based batteries so crucial for future energy storage? The answer lies in the urgent need to increase the share of renewable energy in our grids to achieve global net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. We face the task of realizing massive annual increases in wind and solar energy to achieve these ambitious goals.

Given the growing demand for efficient and sustainable energy storage solutions, conventional lithium-ion batteries alone will not suffice to meet the demand. Here, zinc-based solutions offer a promising alternative. They represent a pioneering option with great potential, especially in terms of sustainability, cost efficiency, and availability.

Zinc-based batteries – Reliable and sustainable

Zinc-based batteries not only offer a sustainable alternative, but are also characterized by high reliability, thermal stability, and safe availability. They are a cost-efficient solution for energy storage, enabling us to use renewable energy sources more effectively and minimize our environmental impact.

GRILLO Energy Solutions: Your partner for zinc-based energy storage

At GRILLO Energy Solutions, we understand that the future of energy storage is zinc-based. We are here to accompany you on this journey and offer tailored solutions that meet your individual requirements. Together, we are shaping a sustainable energy future.

We find the optimal solution for your battery project.

Energy solutions products

What zinc-based battery products does GRILLO Energy Solutions offer, and how can they support my battery project?


Product development

How can GRILLO Energy Solutions assist me in selecting and planning zinc-based battery solutions?


Battery performance

How can I increase the efficiency of my zinc-based batteries, and what solutions does GRILLO Energy Solutions have for this?



What sustainable approaches and products does GRILLO Energy Solutions offer to make my battery production more environmentally friendly?


Strengths of
GRILLO Energy Solutions

Customized product solutions for every need

We offer the possibility to tailor our products exactly to your requirements, ensuring the best possible solution for your project.

Optimal adaptation to every application

Our products are versatile and perfectly suited to a wide range of applications to meet your individual needs.

Made from selected SHG zinc

Our products are exclusively made from selected SHG zinc, guaranteeing the highest purity on the market.

Industry-leading technical support

Our dedicated technical support team is available to clients from all industries, even on-site, to provide the best possible support.

Advanced laboratory capabilities for analytical examinations

We have advanced laboratory facilities to conduct detailed analytical examinations and ensure that our products meet the highest quality standards.

Highest quality assurance

At GRILLO, we rely on strict quality controls to ensure that our products always meet the highest quality standards.

Diverse & flexible packaging solutions

From metal drums to poly bags, whether 5 kg or 1,200 kg big bags – everything is possible with us! We also offer cost-efficient alternatives to metal drums, such as cardboard boxes with up to 1,000 kg capacity.

Strong research & development group

Our high-performance R&D team enables us to develop innovative solutions and continuously improve our products.

Our research for
an optimised future

GRILLO Energy Solutions is at the forefront of zinc product research and development. In close collaboration with scientific partners and our customers, we aim to create innovative solutions tailored to the industry’s needs.

Zinc products for the energy sector

Intensive research for your perfectly tailored zinc product

In the interview: Dr. Armin Melzer, Petra Gehrke, and Oliver Suchard
from the Energy Solutions team.

With GRILLO Energy Solutions, you secure the best product for your needs and gain a competitive advantage.
Oliver Suchard

How are customer-specific zinc products developed at GRILLO?

Gehrke: The development takes place in the form of projects, where the type, duration, and scope of the development work are defined. In close collaboration with our customers, we discuss and solidify the technical requirements. We then produce the respective zinc products through production trials.

What should be considered in the development of zinc products for various application areas?

Suchard: To develop customer-specific zinc products optimally, in-depth knowledge of the different application areas is essential. When it comes to developing zinc products for batteries, detailed knowledge of various battery types and battery systems is also crucial.

What are the steps in the development process?

Gehrke & Suchard: The project workflow includes planning, product or process development, and the analysis and evaluation of zinc products. Together with our customers, we define specifications and expected properties of the zinc products. This is followed by production trials, chemical and physical analyses in the laboratory. The results are evaluated internally and with the customer, and after coordination with the customer, sampling and, if necessary, further adjustments are made.

Why is R&D so important for the zinc products business?

Gehrke: Without expertise in zinc-based battery systems and other applications for zinc products, the development of innovative zinc products and their successful market introduction is not possible.

What are the benefits to the customer of this high research effort?

Dr. Melzer: The high research effort enables our customers to find the optimal solution for their products and reduce their own development effort.

GRILLO has state-of-the-art production facilities in Duisburg and Goslar. What distinguishes them?

Dr. Melzer: Our location in Goslar consolidates our technical expertise for the development and production of zinc powder and zinc oxide. There, we have a well-equipped chemical laboratory, a gasification laboratory, and the necessary powder characterization laboratory equipment. At the company headquarters in Duisburg, we have the competence center for the development and production of wire and foil, as well as chemical development. Equipped with modern testing and analysis laboratories. Both locations, with their central location and excellent infrastructure, enable us to ship our zinc products worldwide.

To what extent do you utilize your own research departments for sponsored research projects?

Gehrke: The development of zinc accumulators is a strategically important future market for the zinc battery industry and for ourselves. Therefore, we collaborate closely with national and international universities and research institutions, including sponsored research projects in cooperation with industry and university partners.

What makes GRILLO Energy Solutions an interesting partner for the battery industry?

Dr. Melzer: GRILLO Energy Solutions is an extremely attractive partner for the industry for various reasons. Firstly, we are a full-range supplier, which means that we can offer the appropriate solutions for all zinc-based battery products. This allows our customers to delegate all their requirements to a single reliable partner.

Gehrke: Secondly, we set standards in research and development. Our commitment in this area allows us to always be at the forefront of technological developments. We continuously work on developing innovative solutions and improving our products.

Suchard: Another crucial factor is our ability for individual product development. We understand our customers’ unique requirements and tailor our products specifically to ensure the best possible solution for them. This means that partnering with GRILLO Energy Solutions is synonymous with ensuring that you receive the best product that precisely meets your needs. Our focus is on giving our customers a competitive edge and minimizing their development efforts.

Research & development at GRILLO

In the name of innovation

Learn more about our research and development activities at GRILLO Energy Solutions. With our specialized test laboratories, we are at the forefront of shaping advancements in zinc-based batteries. Furthermore, we collaborate closely with research partners from the scientific community to realize innovative research projects.

Further topics

News & Stories

Get exciting insights into our latest innovations, success stories and projects and learn how we are shaping the future.


Together for a liveable and sustainable future

At GRILLO, we are convinced that sustainability is not a trend, but a necessity. We therefore aim to continuously improve our processes and products and make a positive impact on the environment and society. We rely on sustainable solutions such as ECO ZINC, a circular economy and CO2 reduced production to make our contribution to climate protection and create a future worth living.

GRILLO media library: find out more!

From technical data sheets to detailed presentations and press articles – in our media library you will find all the details about our products and solutions for download.


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