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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…
Next Kraftwerke starts delivering aFRR grid reserves in Belgium
Since January of 2021, Next Kraftwerke offers Automatic Frequency Restoration Reserve (aFRR) to the Belgian grid operator Elia through its fleet of networked decentralized units. Those units consist of different technologies, with CHPs being the most prominent. Leading up to the successful implementation of the Belgian aFRR pool’s operations, Next Kraftwerke went through the prequalification More…
Shell acquires Next Kraftwerke to strengthen position in renewable energy trading
Subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, Shell* will acquire 100% of Next Kraftwerke’s shares. As a part of the Renewables & Energy Solutions division at Shell, the German power trader and operator of Virtual Power Plants based in Cologne strengthens its position as a leading power trader for renewable energies. Following acquisition, Next Kraftwerke More…
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…