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Next Kraftwerke named as 2020 BloombergNEF Pioneer
Next Kraftwerke is among the ten companies which have been named the 2020 Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Pioneers. With assistance from BNEF staff, an independent panel of industry experts selected the ten winners from a pool of well over a hundred applicants from 24 countries. The winners are pursuing opportunities in areas as diverse More…
VPP control system solution NEMOCS wins The smarter E Award
The control system solution "NEMOCS" by Next Kraftwerke has won the Smarter E Award 2020 in the category "Smart Renewable Energy". NEMOCS enables participants in the energy market to build their own virtual power plant. During the virtual award ceremony, Jochen Schwill, founder and CEO of Next Kraftwerke, accepted the prize and pointed out the More…
First floating solar plant connected to the Virtual Power Plant
Together with Solar WO Engineering GmbH as the constructor and 7C Solarparken AG as the operator, Next Kraftwerke has connected a floating photovoltaic (PV) system to the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) for the first time. The plant has a capacity of 729 kWp. It is integrated into the VPP via a protocol interface. Next Kraftwerke More…
Intelligence test for the power grid of the future
System operators and several energy companies in Germany have successfully tested the smart grid of the future: For the first time, they have run a nationwide test under real conditions to steer decentralized electricity consumers, storage facilities and generators by linking two online platforms, to jointly avoid future grid congestions and stabilize the power grid More…
Next Kraftwerke involved in project to develop hybrid UPS
Together with AEG Power Solutions and partners from industry and research, we are developing a stationary, intelligent storage system to make local energy management and the integration of renewable energies as economical and grid-friendly as possible. The project is called "GIS-MS" and is funded by the regional Ministry of Economics of North Rhine-Westphalia and the More…