Elektrownie Next awarded for best debut 2018


Published: 25. March 2019

The Warsaw Commodity Clearing House (IRGiT) has presented its annual “Rozrachunki” award in the category of the début of the year 2018 to Elektrownie Next. The award recognises the most active players and brokers trading on the exchange market in 2018.

As a licensed Polish power trader, Virtual Power Plant operator Next Kraftwerke, parent company of Polish subsidiary Elektrownie Next, markets electricity from Polish renewable energy sources via the Virtual Power Plant Next Pool. Right now the installed capacity in Poland aggregates up to 175 megawatts coming mostly from wind and pv assets. “Our portfolio is almost 100 per cent renewable. We hope we can contribute to more renewable energy for the polish system by offering options to optimize revenues for our clients. Linking the units to the central control system and cooperating with our traders in Cologne, Germany, enables us to guarantee at least the average monthly spot market price based on the Polish power exchange’s TGE Base”, Business Developer Artur Lagodzinski says. “It is our first award for being active in the Polish market. We feel honored and very happy about the acknowledgement of our work.”

Read the TGE press release.


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Next Kraftwerke operates one of the biggest Virtual Power Plants in Europe. By utilizing the full potential of digitalization, the company networks thousands of energy-producing and energy-consuming units in the Virtual Power Plant “Next Pool”. Through its technology and trading, clients are able to produce and consume electricity when prices are best for them. By trading their aggregated power 24/7 on different energy spot markets the Virtual Power Plant also makes a substantial contribution to stabilizing the grid by smartly distributing the power generated and consumed by the individual units in times of peak load.