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VPP grows from 4,000 to 6,000 MW – Review 2018
One large German newspaper recently named us Utility of the future, which made us reflect on what we really are today. So, this is about you, 2018: For starters, we were able to raise our networked capacity from 4000 to 6000 MW. Almost half of our growth was achieved by our international subsidiaries. In Italy More…
Next Kraftwerke among the 50 most innovative medium-sized enterprises
Wirtschafts Woche ranked us 21st in their list of the most innovative medium-sized enterprise in Germany. Wirtschafts Woche is one of the biggest weekly business-news magazines in Germany. For the ranking, they analyzed the innovative power of 3500 medium-sized enterprises in Germany, taking into account financial statements as well as interviews with clients, competitors and More…
St. Nikolaus passed test drive
It was an unusual test drive that excursion ship St. Nikolaus passed the other day: She was successfully steered to do the double humped curve to prequalify for primary reserve. After the prequalification she is, now, allowed to provide primary reserve in the transmission network of Amprion to help stabilize the grid. St. Nikolaus is an More…
Power-to-Gas plant from the Next Pool is awarded with the Bavarian Energy Price
The Power-to-Gas-unit (P2G) from our Next Pool has received the Bavarian Energy Price in the category „Energy distribution and storage“. The P2G-unit of the Bavarian city of Haßfurt is operated by Greenpeace Energy. It is able to produce hydrogen from excessive power generated by renewable energies. Since 2016, it is part of Next Kraftwerke’s Virtual More…
Next Kraftwerke sponsors the women‘s team of the Hamburg chess club
Next Kraftwerke is the new main sponsor of the women‘s Bundesliga team of Chess Club Hamburg (HSK). Starting in season 2018/2019, the 14 women of the team will be wearing jerseys with the logo of the Virtual Power Plant. Furthermore, Next Kraftwerke will support the team with their travel expenses. The women‘s team of the More…