NODES appoints Enno Böttcher as new CEO

The Board of NODES has selected Enno Böttcher as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The 49-year-old will assume the role of CEO on 1st February 2019 replacing Rune Hogga, who will become Chairman of the Board of NODES.

“Appointing Enno Böttcher as CEO further strengthen NODES commitment as a European independent market operator” says Rune Hogga. “We believe that Böttcher, with his excellent skill set and more than 20 years’ experience from the industry will strengthen NODES.” continues Rune Hogga.

“I am delighted and honoured to join NODES. The NODES team, owners, and partners have compiled, developed, and delivered an innovative and scalable market design for flexibility energy trading”, says Enno Böttcher.

“It is a privilege leveraging and operating further decentral markets to unleash the power of local or regional flexibility anywhere in Europe, and potentially beyond. And certainly, this platform is a smart market enabler which make a positive as meaningful impact towards a sustainable energy supply, a much lower carbon footprint, and thus, a climate-resilient economy” continues Enno Böttcher.

Enno Böttcher started his career in 1998 at the Hamburg utility HEW, one of the predecessor companies of Vattenfall. Since then, he has worked in utility & trading units / companies, and for TenneT, one of the largest transmission system operators. Enno Böttcher has held a number of leadership positions in sales, trading, grid development, products, and markets. As Managing Director, he spearheaded and operated Europe’s first market coupling auction office. He is also one of the architects modelling and delivering successfully Europe-wide single, integrated day-ahead and intraday markets.

Enno Böttcher was born in 1969. He studied business administration and electrical engineering and holds a Master of Science (Dipl.-Ing.) in power system engineering.


NODES, as an independent market operator, is addressing key trends and challenges in the energy system such as increased share of renewable power production, decentralized generation and the rapid change of the customer behaviour.

NODES vision is to create marketplaces of the future, supporting the drive to an emission free society.
Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, and the energy company Agder Energi are equal owners of NODES.

For more information
Rune Hogga, NODES AS, (+47) 934 03 326