How the mixed-pricing system turns the security of the electricity grid into a speculative mass: On the sixth, 12th and 25th of June 2019, market distortions occurred in Germany; some of which had severe effects on the electricity grid.
(Published: 4. July 2019 Author: Jan, Christian) Read entire post
Due to a faulty data package, the European electricity exchange EPEX in Paris decoupled the European electricity market on June 7, 2019. This caused a great deal of excitement on the markets. Johannes Päffgen, Head of Energy Trading at Next Kraftwerke, explains the causes and consequences in an interview.
(Published: 24. June 2019 Author: Christian) Read entire post
Our new series of blog posts covers power markets throughout the world. Our next stop is India – Ravi Vaidya is writing his master thesis on Non-European Flexibility Markets at Next Kraftwerke as part of our Innovation & Development team. Together with Jonas Simon, who has just been to India on a business trip, they discuss the Indian energy market.
(Published: 16. May 2019 Author: Kerstin) Read entire post
Our new series of blog posts covers power markets throughout the world. To kick things off, Alexander Krautz and Tobias Romberg discuss their trip to Japan.
(Published: 4. April 2019 Author: Christian) Read entire post
On 10 January 2019, the utility frequency of Europe’s power grid dropped to 49.8 hertz. Many factors contributed to the near-blackout that evening, but the incident is not the only one in recent weeks that has shaken the grid.
(Published: 15. February 2019 Author: Christian) Read entire post
Somewhere in the big blue ocean, there lies an island that can serve as a blueprint for the approach to tackle the challenges of climate change with a self-sufficient supply through renewable energies.
(Published: 27. December 2018 Author: Christian) Read entire post
This interview with Jochen Schwill (CEO of Next Kraftwerke) was first published in The Beam #5. Jochen Schwill (CEO of Next Kraftwerke) talks about the fundamentals of a Virtual Power Plant and the idea behind it.
(Published: 18. April 2018 Author: Nils Quak) Read entire post
Flexibility is the defining principle of tomorrow's electricity market: Helen Steiniger analyses the transition from inflexible concepts of the past to the dynamic electricity markets of the future.
(Published: 20. December 2017 Author: Helen) Read entire post
In our future energy systems we will pretty often see times where, let’s say, a sudden storm front brings heaps of cheap and green and beautiful but, alas, in that particular time unneeded wind power into the system. And we will see times where the opposite happens: a sudden shortage of wind and solar power. What can we do about it?
(Published: 16. June 2017 Author: Jan) Read entire post