Eneco Group invests in Next Kraftwerke
Dutch sustainable energy company Eneco Group has acquired a minority interest of 34% in Germany-based Next Kraftwerke, operator of one of the largest Virtual Power Plants (VPP) in Europe. The investment will allow for the further strategic expansion of Next Kraftwerke in Europe and contribute to the joint ambition of Eneco Group and Next Kraftwerke to accelerate the energy transition by means of technology, enabling more renewable and decentralized energy.
Next Kraftwerke named one of Europe's fastest growing companies
Next Kraftwerke is featured in this year's FT1000 list of Europe's fastest growing companies. In the FT1000, the Financial Times and Statista have identified the 1,000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2012 and 2015.
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. partners with Next Kraftwerke for air conditioning load management in demand-response project
How can smaller energy consumers be intelligently networked and controlled to create a power system with a high proportion of renewables and an adequate amount of flexibility? Next Kraftwerke partner with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (MITSUI), Japan-based trading, investment and service enterprises, to work on an international demonstration project, which is funded by Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), to address this question by October 2019.