Webinars & Online Presentations

Learn online about Next Kraftwerke, NEMOCS and the renewable energy world: Get to know our Virtual Power Plant, learn all about our Software-as-a-Service solution NEMOCS to build and operate your own VPP and listen to instructive and interesting presentations about the renewable power market of the future!

Upcoming Events

Grid balancing services with electric vehicles | Thu., December 3 2020, 10 a.m. CET

The uptake of electric vehicles (EV) is accelerating across the globe and paving the way for clean mobility. EVs can play a key role in the energy transition with their massive storage potential and charging capacity. Orchestrated in a Virtual Power Plant, EVs provide a clean and distributed alternative to conventional power plants in keeping the grid in balance.

We dive deep into the chances and challenges on Grid balancing services with electric vehicles in a free webinar, which we organize together with our partner Jedlix. The webinar will bring together leaders and innovators in the e-mobility and grid balancing ecosystem, to share their ideas and to discuss the role of their solutions and organization when it comes to balancing services enabled by EVs.

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Past Events

Background PV forecasting | November 2, 2020 | 12 pm (CET)

Forecasting the feed-in of volatile energy sources as accurately as possible is one of the fundamental challenges for a successful energy transition. Martin Linden (Analyst) explains the background and ingredients for a precise PV forecast. Aleksandra Radwanska (International Business Development Manager Manager) will lead through this webinar as moderator.

Download the presentation of our webinar "Background PV forecasting"
on November 02, 2020 as PDF*

*The downloadable PDF file is password protected. You will receive the password upon request to webinar@next-kraftwerke.de.

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Deep dive aFRR | Thu., August 13, 3 pm (UTC+2)

Balancing Services are reactive short-term means to level out frequency deviations in the power grid. Balancing Services (sometimes also called control reserve) is one out of many ancillary services that system operators have to provide a secure power supply.

In this webinar, we will focus on one of them - aFRR, automatic Frequency Restoration Reserve. We will discuss technological requirements connected with delivering this product as well as regulation in the European Union, especially in the context of PICASSO project (Platform for the International Coordination of Automated Frequency Restoration and Stable System Operation).

Additionally, we will shortly describe the differences between aFRR and other two balancing service products primary (FCR) and tertiary (mFRR) control power. Furthermore, we will show examples of successful integration of distributed renewables delivering ancillary services using technology of a Virtual Power Plant. Taking example of Germany, we will present a theoretical revenue calculation that will illustrate the potential of the aFRR product in central-western Europe.

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How VPPs integrate renewables into the energy system | Wed., April 29, 9:30 a.m. (UTC+2)

Higher shares of renewables in electricity mix require perfect coordination of their energy generation to provide a cost-efficient and secure electricity supply and guarantee a stable grid. Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) allow to aggregate thousands of electricity producers, consumers and storage units and to control them according to signals from the wholesale market and system operators. This webinar shows how energy systems with increasing share of renewables can profit from advanced VPP technology as well as how asset owners and VPP operator capitalise on supporting energy transition by protecting the grid against the fluctuations associated with volatile energy sources. Our experts will break down essential regulatory challenges for the future energy world and contextualize the role of VPPs in it.

Download the presentation of our webinar "How VPPs integrate renewables into the energy system"
on April 29, 2020 as PDF*

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VPP Business Models | Tue., April 21, 3:30 p.m. (UTC+2)

Virtual Power Plants aggregate distributed energy resources (DER) in almost all parts of the world. However, they take different forms depending on the market environment and addresses different challenges of the transitioning energy industry. The webinar presents different Business Models renewable energy companies can adopt and shows how the same technology fundamentals can deliver different value propositions for different types of assets and market actors.

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on April 21, 2020 as PDF*

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