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10,000 units aggregated in Virtual Power Plant Next Pool
Next Kraftwerke has reached another milestone: Since November 2020, 10,000 decentralized plants have been aggregated in the virtual power plant Next Pool. Operator Bernd Beitz brought the 10,000th plant into the company. The 525 kWp photovoltaic plant in the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Haßloch generates both electricity and adrenaline. This is because it supplies roller coasters More…
Next Kraftwerke and Toshiba establish a Joint Venture for Virtual Power Plant Services
Next Kraftwerke and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) today announced the launch of their joint venture. “Next Kraftwerke Toshiba Corporation” is a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) as a service provider that enables third parties in Japan to set up their own VPP. Following their Memorandum of Understanding of October 2019, the two More…
Next Kraftwerke recognized as best product & innovation brand
During this year’s CHARGE Energy Branding conference, Next Kraftwerke was selected as the winner of the 2020 global CHARGE Award in the category „Best Product & Innovation Brand“ by a jury of industry experts. The CHARGE awards celebrate excellent brand strategy initiatives within the energy sector. Dr. Fridrik Larsen, Chairman and founder of CHARGE, highlighted More…
sonnen and Next Kraftwerke co-operate to supply primary control reserve
The two cleantech companies, sonnen GmbH and Next Kraftwerke GmbH, have entered into a co-operation agreement for the supply of Frequency Containment Reserves (FCR). The initiative will provide the power grid with even more capacity from connected battery home storage systems as the companies will offer “reserve groups” to the ancillary services market with two More…
Next Kraftwerke unlocks flexibility from electric vehicles for the Dutch grid
Aggregator Next Kraftwerke and Vehicle-to-Grid Integration Platform provider Jedlix started offering secondary reserve power (aFRR) to the Dutch grid using a pool of electric vehicles (EVs) since the beginning of August. Drivers of EVs indicate their charging preferences on the mobile app developed by Jedlix. Using fleet intelligence, the cars are then integrated into Next More…