Next Kraftwerke is part of a project team that was awarded the Horizon2020 project BestRES funded by the European Commission
Together with 10 international partners Next Kraftwerke was awarded the Horizon2020 project BestRES funded by the European Commission. The team investigates new business models for aggregators with focus on flexibility from distributed renewables, sustainable generation sources as well as demand response.
First Belgian Virtual Power Plant replacing services of large nuclear and gas units through a network of renewable energy installations
Brussels-based Next Kraftwerke Belgium successfully provides primary reserve (R1) to transmission system operator Elia by networking the power generation of many small renewable generators. With its Virtual Power Plant (VPP), Next Kraftwerke brings a new concept to Belgium and is the first to prove that renewables can offer the same demanding system services as large nuclear plants or gas turbines.
Next Kraftwerke wins 2016 “Good Practice of the Year” award
The “Good Practice of the Year” jury has chosen Next Kraftwerke’s Virtual Power Plant Next Pool as the 2016 “Technology & Design” winner, stating it is an immense asset in the transformation of the power grid.