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Next Kraftwerke reaches milestone of 1,000 MW contracted generation capacity in Poland
The Polish subsidiary of Next Kraftwerke, based in Warsaw, has contracted more than 1,000 MW of renewables generation capacity for the coming year. The portfolio consists of wind power, photovoltaics, and biogas, with the largest share being wind power generation. The generators under management that will be connected to the central control system of the More…
Shell completes acquisition of Next Kraftwerke
Shell* has completed the acquisition of virtual power plant operator Next Kraftwerke, following receipt of all necessary regulatory clearances. Next Kraftwerke becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell within Shell Energy’s Trading & Supply business. The deal to acquire Next Kraftwerke was announced online on 25 February. *Shell Overseas Investment BV
Demonstration project for renewable energy aggregation in Japan has been adopted
KAWASAKI, JAPAN - Next Kraftwerke Toshiba Corporation (hereinafter “TNK”) and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions (hereinafter “Toshiba ESS”) announced that their application, in which TNK is the consortium leader, for the renewable energy aggregation demonstration project has been adopted. The project starts today and aims at building a stable and efficient electric system with distributed More…
Field test by TransnetBW and Jedlix starts with participation of Netze BW and Next Kraftwerke
Field test analyzes the potential of electric vehicles for the provision of control reserve EV drivers welcome to participate in the field test Market participants welcome as cooperation partners The transmission system operator (TSO) TransnetBW and the Dutch smart charging platform operator Jedlix are analyzing the potential of electric vehicles for the provision of control More…
Ecotricity offers ancillary services via NEMOCS
With the help of the VPP software-as-a-service solution NEMOCS, the British energy supplier Ecotricity has implemented its own virtual power plant and now provides ancillary services through it. The green energy retailer, which has been offering energy services for renewable energies since 1996, is one of the first aggregators to provide smaller decentralised plants with More…