In the German language, there is a word that refers to the fear of having inadequate sunshine or wind to maintain a viable supply of renewable energy: dunkelflaute. The dramatic connotation of the word may be lost a bit in translation, but essentially, dunkelflaute means “a dark lull".
(Published: 25. September 2018 by Jan, Hendrik, Jochen) 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 by Nils Quak) 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 by Jan) Read entire post
Our CEO Jochen Schwill talked to Reuters about the foundation of Next Kraftwerke and its short-term prospects. Read the story on Reuters' Website…
(Published: 4. September 2013 by Next Kraftwerke) Read entire post
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