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Next Kraftwerke includes geothermal plant in Next Pool
With an installed capacity of up to 4.7 MWe (electricity) and 6.88 MWth (heat), the plant in Garching a.d. Alz, Germany, is one of 16 geothermal plants nationwide currently producing both electricity and heat. After nearly three years of construction, operator Silenos Energy completed the plant. Since January 2021, the plant has been part of More…
Next Kraftwerke named Global Cleantech 100 company for the third time
Next Kraftwerke was named a 2021 Global Cleantech 100 Company by Cleantech Group. The 100 companies on the list represent private, independent and for-profit companies, which contribute to a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient future. This year’s list includes innovators from 15 countries, with just over half located in the US and the rest hailing More…
The Austrian Bundesforste trade electricity from hydropower via the Next Pool
Forstaubach, Hallstatt, Kainischtaun and Schallau - these are the names of the four Austrian hydroelectric power plants that will contribute their energy to the Virtual Power Plant from 2021. The operator of the small hydropower plants are the Austrian Bundesforste. Since 2006, they have been generating energy from water with small hydroelectric power plants. Currently, More…
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…