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Annual Hungarian Energy Traders Conference

25.02.2021, online

Elias De Keyser, Energy and Flexibility expert from Next Kraftwerke, will participate in the annual Hungarian Energy Traders Conference, organized by the Hungarian Energy Traders' Association (HETA), with a presentation on "Actualities in the ancillary services and reserve markets", where he will talk about current challenges and expected changes.
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Webinar: Clean energy package coming your way

12.11.2020, Online

De Europese elektriciteitsrichtlijn en –verordening maken deel uit van de clean energy for all Europeans package. Met deze maatregelen wil de Europese Unie de opwekking en integratie van duurzame energie in het systeem bevorderen. Daarnaast bevat de clean energy package ook wetten op het gebied van energie-efficiëntie en de energieprestatie van gebouwen. Onze Elias de Keyser zal een presentatie geven op ‘Wat betekent de Clean Energy Package voor Flexibiliteit?’
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Corporate PPAs: seminar & matchmaking

05.11.2020, Online

The Corporate PPAs seminar presents different aspects impacting corporate Power Purchase Agreements like financial, legal and energy market aspects. Our Paul Kreutzkamp and Elias de Keyser will give a lecture about ‘The role of the BRP in Corporate PPAs’

REKK Energy Futures seminar

03.11.2020, Online

The REKK Energy futures seminar is about "New actors on the energy market: aggregators and energy communities". The aim of the online event is to present the EU framework for energy communities and aggregators to stakeholders of the Central and Eastern European region and to show best practices of already functional models. Our Elias De Keyser will give a lecture about "Implementation experiences of European energy communities and aggregators projects"
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E-world energy & water

11. - 13.02.2020, Essen

E-world energy & water is the place where the European energy industry comes together.
Serving as an information platform for the energy sector, E-world is gathering international decision makers in Essen each year. More than one fifth of the exhibiting companies are based abroad. The majority of international exhibitors come from countries of the European Union. Next Kraftwerke also participates. You will find us at our booth in hall 1 / Stand: 1-401
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Distributech International

28. - 30.01.2020, San Antonio, Texas

DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. The conference and exhibition offer information, products and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology and more. Our Aleksandra Radwanska and Julian Kretz will be at booth number 1859 and hold a lecture in the Knowledge Hub: Digitalizing the Grid on 30 January.
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Smart Solar PV Forum - Data Analytics and IOT (4th Edition)

04. - 05.12.2019, Berlin

The Forum covers all aspects of big data and its impact on the solar sector as well as identifying issues and challenges and providing potential solutions. It's a great opportunity for industry professionals to come together to exchange the ideas, explore new thinking and help shape the development of the industry. The sessions are set up to be interactive for the attendees to get involved in the experience-sharing process and to tackle existing problems in real-time discussions. We will make a speech about "VPP as a Service – How Advanced Control System Software helps to Improve PV Trading"
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European Utility Week

12. - 14.11.2019, Paris

European Utility Week is the place where the entire community of smart utility professionals meets to seek out solutions, sign new partnerships and build on relationships that will affect business models for the better. The programme is the beating heart of European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe, with the two events coming together for the first time to form the nexus of knowledge for the energy transition. We will participate with a booth at F173 and look forward to presenting you our VPP Software as a Service! Additionally, our spot market trader Mirko Thoden will give a lecture about "What does the trader of the future look like?" during the the session "Innovation in Trading" (Energy Markets - Theatre 6 (Power Markets)).
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SolarPower Europe Digital Solar & Storage Conference

05. - 06.11.2019, Brussels

The Digital Solar & Storage event covers the key topics around solar and storage as the key pillars of the energy transformation, at a time solar has become the most promising technology to fight Climate Change in Europe. The conference is attended by high-level executives from digital innovators and storage solution suppliers active in solar and representatives from Europe’s new European Parliament and Commission to discuss the latest business models and market trends shaping the New Energy World based on digital solar & storage. Our Paul Kreutzkamp will take part in the panel discussion about: "The long & winding road: utility 4.0 - How to do business with pro & consumers in a digital solar world"...
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40th PLMA Alliance Conference

04. - 06.11.2019, St. Petersburg, Florida USA

PLMA (Peak Load Management Alliance) was founded in 1999 as a community of experts and practitioners dedicated to sharing knowledge and providing resources to promote inclusiveness in the design, delivery, technology, and management of solutions addressing energy and natural resource integration. PLMA will continue to maintain a forum where practical experience, ideas, and knowledge are promoted to those seeking access to a vast network of industry professionals and practitioners. It is also a place where members gather to keep abreast of the latest industry trends in load management and to inform the next generation. Our Tobias Weghorn will attend as a speaker and discuss about the aggregation of wind farms into a Virtual Power Plant to enhance performance in electricity trading.
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2nd Korean German Energy Day: System Integration of Renewables & Smart Grids

24.10.2019, Seoul

Together with the AHK Korea on behalf of the BMWi and with support of the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) adelphi organizes the 2nd Korean-German Energy Day on 24.10.2019 in Seoul. The Energy Day will take place on the topic "System Integration of Renewables & Smart Grids" at the 8th International Renewable Energy Conference (KIREC) (23.-25.10.) in Seoul. Our Felix Jedamzik will give a lecture about "Virtual Power Plants: Intelligent coordination of decentralized energy producers".

AI for SDGs - How can AI help solve environmental challenges??

24.10.2019, Tokyo

During the trilateral DWIH conference on October 24th – the United Nations Day – speakers from Germany, Japan and France will gather in Tokyo to share insights into the potential of AI to combat environmental challenges. Their topics range from sustainable land use and smart agriculture to smart cities and transport systems. The event is open to the public and targets experts from science, industry and policy-making backgrounds. Our Jochen Schwill will participate in the panel discussion on the topic: "AI Game Changers for the Earth - Challenges, Risks & Future Opportunities".
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6th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum 2019

16. - 17.10.2019, San Diego

The 6th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum brings together stakeholders from across the DR / DER industry and internationally to examine the latest technology advances, case studies, and business strategies for optimizing demand response, energy efficiency, DER integration and control, and demand side management programs. The event will help utilities and C&I end users realize the full economic benefits of incorporating these capabilities into their operations, and leveraging the next-generation smart grid to optimize performance. Our Felix Jedamzik will speak in topic block "International Initiatives, Projects and Case Studies".
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European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF)

14. - 16.10.2019, Helsinki

The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) is the main event of the European Big Data and Data-Driven AI Research and Innovation community. In 2019 it aims to continue the success of previous editions, where on average every year around 700 industry professionals, business developers, researchers, and policymakers coming from 40 different countries attended the event. Our Martin Linden will give a lecture about "Forecasting of PV Generation" during the session "Energy".
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I Congreso de Autoconsumo y Generación Distribuida

10.10.2019, Pamplona

This Congress about Self Consumption and Distributed Generation is organised by the Navarra Chamber of Engineers and is aimed at policy makers, public administration, the private sector and energy companies. Our Xabier Alonso will give a lecture about "”VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS. Comunidades energéticas virtuales en mercados europeos".
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12th Energy Storage World Forum

08. - 10.10.2019, Rome

The 12th Energy Storage World Forum will feature speakers from 16 Utilities, 2 IPPs, 2 C&Is, 7 Regulators from 19 countries. Our Julian Kretz will attend as a sepaker and talk about "STABILIZING THE GRID WITH VPPS – BENEFITS OF AGGREGATION AND THE ROLE OF STORAGE".
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26. - 27.09.2019, Islamabad

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) in collaboration with Global 100% RE and the Alternatives Energy Development Board of Pakistan (AEDB) brings you Pakistan’s first ever international level summit on Renewable Energy technologies. The summit aims to advance energy transition to renewable sources in Pakistan. Our Jan Aengenvoort will participate as a speaker during the session "Integrated Solutions: Increasing Share of VRE onto Grid".
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Austrian Energy Day

26.09.2019, Vienna

The the one-day conference will discuss topical European energy market issues with special focus on Austria and enjoy excellent networking opportunities on the evening cruise. Our CEO Jochen Schwill will attend as a speaker and talk about "The role of aggregators in the future energy market – potential & stumbling blocks".
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III International Renewable Energy Summit

25.09.2019, Astana

On September 25, 2019, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan will host the III Renewable Energy Summit - an international industrial platform, which will be attended by more than 300 delegates from 20 countries. The purpose of the Summit is to discuss the pros and cons of renewable energy use, as well as the best ideas and effective solutions designed to contribute to building a “green” future for our country and the entire world community.
The Summit is organized by The Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy and Kazakhstan Renewable Energy Association. Our Jan Aengenvoort will give a speech about "Enhanced integration of RES into grids and markets – Running a Virtual Power Plan".
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4th CAREC Energy Investment Forum (EIF)

20. - 21.09.2019, Tashkent

The EIF is Central Asia’s leading flagship event to enable private investments and bridge financing gaps in the region. Over the period of the next five years, it is estimated that the Central Asian energy sector requires investments amounting to US$ 100 billion. As governments agree, that the public sector alone will not be able to meet those financing needs, the EIF has been established as a vehicle to attract private sector investments to the region. Our Jan Aengenvoort will be a keynote speaker on the session 4: "Meet the Future - Regional Start-Up Initiative Business Models in the Energy Sector".
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Arab Future Cities Summit 2019

16. - 17.09.2019, Dubai

The Middle East’s Leading Smart City Event.Digital technology is disrupting every sector giving rise to seamless connectivity and smarter solutions that enable the growth of smart cities. This summit will be an innovative platform in promoting strategies for sustainable development that are in sync with the latest smart technology implementation. Over 300 senior executives across sectors and industries will come together to learn and share the various opportunities for growth in this ever evolving smart cities roadmap. We will participate with a little booth.
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2nd International Conference on Large-Scale Grid Integration of Renewable Energy

04. - 06.09.2019, New Delhi

The Government of India has set the very ambitious goal to install 175 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2022. Grid integration thus becomes a very critical challenge to successfully accomplish this target. This international conference aims to connect international experts and Indian stakeholders to jointly discuss the latest technological, regulatory and conceptual developments in this field. Our Felix Jedamzik will participate as a speaker and talk about "Power-to-Gas in a Virtual Power Plant - possibilities and challenges".
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Internet of Energy 2019

03. - 04.09.2019, Berlin

The Energy sector is currently undergoing major transformation from rapidly evolving and emerging technologies such as IoT, 5G & Artificial Intelligence. With these advances disrupting the energy sector at every stage, from production to refinement and consumption, the advantages are clear but how are you going implement effectively, sustainably and whilst ensuring ROI? Back for its 3rd year, Internet of Energy 2018 is Europe’s leading event which looks beyond the “why” featuring a case-study led agenda providing the necessary insight on how to implement emerging technologies in order to successfully innovate, drive efficiency, reduce cost and lower environmental impact.
Our Paul Kreutzkamp will participate as a speaker.
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Asian Utility Week 2019

03. - 04.09.2019, Kuala Lumpur

Asian Utility Week incorporating the Digital Energy & Grid Edge Knowledge Hubs is a large scale expo that helps energy companies adjust their Smart Grid strategies to capitalise on the energy transition and engage more effectively with customers. This event has been running for 20 years in Asia and is known as the region's best digital energy conference. Our Felix Jedamzik will participate as a speaker and talk about "P2G-VPP business models for renewable aggregation - Asian applications".
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Sustainable Energy Week

17. - 21.06.2019, Brussels

The Policy Conference is the biggest European conference dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders focus on sustainable energy issues, debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas. Next to the conference, the Networking Village brings the EUSEW Community together to forge alliances whilst the EUSEW Awards celebrate outstanding projects and ideas. Our CEO Jochen Schwill will participate as a speaker within the session "DECARBONISATION AT LEAST COST: RENEWABLES BEYOND SUPPORT".
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7th Grid Integration & Electricity Ancillary Services 2019

22. - 24.05.2019, Amsterdam

The annual event gathers professionals and decision-makers responsible for TSO markets, Market Development, Networks and Balancing, Regulatory Affairs from European TSOs, DSOs, Power Generators and Power Trading companies to brainstorm on grid stability challenges and innovations, flexibility updates, Clean Energy Package implementation and RES integration among other important issues on the agenda today. Our Julian Kretz will give a lecture about "Balancing markets in transition - VPP as well?
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5th International Conference on Industrial Waste Heat Valorisation

21. - 22.05.2019, Kortrijk Belgium

Since many years, UGent research group Thermal Energy in Industry (TEI) has been elaborating practical oriented research in the field of industrial waste heat valorisation. Results of own work as well as from other groups, together with promising developments and reference applications by companies are presented on a regular base via a series of conferences. These conferences are not conceived to be “for an by” academics but especially to inform industrials about technology (almost) ready for use in industrial processes or “what’s in for industry ?” Our Elias de Keyser will attend as a speaker and talk about "Electricity markets: opportunities illustrated with some cases".
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The smarter E Europe Conference - Intersolar Europe

15. - 17.05.2019, Munich

With four parallel energy exhibitions and conferences, the “The smarter E Europe” is an innovation hub for empowering new energy solutions. It takes a comprehensive approach to the topics of the new energy world by presenting cross-sector energy solutions and technologies for an intelligent, sustainable and cost-effective energy supply.

We are invited to join the following conferences as speaker.

- Our CEO Jochen Schwill will participate as a keynote speaker at the official opening and talk about "Renewables 24/7: Accelerating the Transition".
- Smart Renewable Systems Conference 2019: Our Felix Jedamzik will talk about "The Man in the Middle - Running a VPP for Decentralized Generators & Consumers" within the panel "Democratizing Wholesale Markets: Energy Trading in a Decentralizing World".
- EES Forum: Our Kerstin Pienisch will give a lecture about "Storage - Commercial use Cases with & Without Batteries" within the panel "Business Models for Commercial Storage Facilities".

We will also attend with a booth and look forward to welcoming you in hall B2, no. 151.

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Course "Grid services in decarbonized electrical systems"

24. - 25.04.2019, Sevilla

The aim of the two-day course is to address the main challenges and issues that Europe is facing regarding Ancillary Services under the new regulatory paradigm.
Our Jan Aengenvoort is invited as a speaker to talk about Virtual Power Plants and the provision of ancillary services.
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Workshop "New business models in the electricity sector and developments behind the meter"

14. - 15.02.2019, Florence

The two-day workshop organised by the Florence School of Regulation will investigate how the various players are adapting their business models to the new risks and opportunities posed by decarbonisation and digitalisation. It will also look at the new actors that are emerging within the electricity sector or are entering it from other industries. Our Jan Aengenvoort will participate as a speaker within the session "“Aggregators: what is the business model?”
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Powering Andhra Pradesh: Energy Innovation Summit 2019

05. - 06.02.2019, Vijayawada India

The five central themes of the summit: Conventional Energy, Renewable Energy, Grid Up-gradation, Energy Efficiency and Mobility. We will participate at this Summit.
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E-world energy&water 2019

05. - 07.02.2019, Essen

Exhibitors and visitors from more than 70 nations come together in Essen to exchange news and views on the latest market developments. The focus of the trade fair is on products and technologies in the areas of energy services, information technology and energy trade. In addition, the topic area “Smart Energy” is devoted to intelligent, efficient and renewable solutions. The topic area “Innovation” places its emphasis on the future of the energy industry: Start-ups und research institutes present their new and innovative products and solutions - of course we will be part of it. We look forward to welcoming you at our booth no. 401, hall 1.

We will again participate as speaker within the "Energy Transition Forum", our Tobias Weghorn will give a lecture during the panel discussion „UK Energy Transition in Action".
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Digital Solar & Storage

04. - 05.12.2018, Munich

The world is going digital – and so is the energy industry. Solar and Storage, with the help of Digitalisation, will be the backbone of the New Energy World. Now that we are moving towards clean and flexible power, heat & transport sectors, it is key to have a cross-sectoral platform to discuss the most efficient ways to succeed in the energy transition in Europe. The event will again cover the full spectrum of challenges and opportunities impacting digitalisation, solar and storage from policy, market and technological perspectives. Our Helen Steinger will participate as a speaker within the panel "How the Future Utility will Look Like ".

Distributed Energy Resources: Digitalization & IoT Conference

28. - 29.11.2018, Vienna

This unique european forum will disclose the practical insight of opportunities for new business solutions based on IoT technology, such as the latest approaches in using of Distributed Energy Resources (DER), the role in providing low-carbon electricity and how to do it smarter, how to integrate sollar cells, thermal and electircal storage and advanced demend-response systems and make cleaner energy production. These and more questions will be discussed and help to understand and solve challenges on the way to new generations of energy. Our Malek Alouini will attend as a speaker and talk about our VPP.

European Utility Week

06. - 08.11.2018, Vienna

The leading event showcasing expert knowledge, innovative solutions and foresight from hundreds of industry leaders, coherent with European strategy to achieve a smooth transition towards a low carbon energy supply. Our Paul Kreutzkamp will give a presentation about our Virtual Power Plant as well as our Julian Kretz and Elias de Keyser will give a lecture within the session III "Aggregation as enablers of RES producers' participation in the energy marekt".

PJM States Energy Trends Forum

31.10. - 01.11.2018, Chicago

The Germany - PJM States Energy Trends Forum will discuss recent energy developments, deepen the understanding of common challenges in power markets and share experiences with policies designed to overcome them. With esteemed keynote speakers and participants from both the PJM and German power sector, the forum will provide a unique platform for transatlantic networking. This international exchange within a political, regulatory, and economic framework will contribute to finding solutions in a transforming energy landscape. Our Jan Aengenvoort will attend as a speaker and talk about "the role of distributed energy resources, demand response, and digitization in the electricity market".

Asset Optimization and Energy Trading Data Analytics & IoT Forum

30. - 31.10.2018, Berlin

The Energy Trading Data Analytics and IoT Forum, will bring together business leaders, policy makers and independent experts, to address the current challenges of the digitization in the energy trading industry and discuss the big topics shaping the industry in today's ‘digital era. Harnessing the Power of Digital Disruptive Technologies in Energy Market to Boost Efficiency, Enhance Operational Processes, Increase Security and Reduce Cost of Transaction. Our Martin Linden will attend as a speaker within the panel "Decentralized Energy Trading in the Age of Digitalization".

PowerOfDigital - Redesigning the Energy Business

02.10.2018, Berlin

PowerOfDigital gives participants the opportunity to take part in an ambitious debate on the future of our energy systems. Digitalisation brings together new types of data, analytics and automation that revolutionise businesses. At #PowerOfDigital, participants will cross-examine the exciting advances allowing for more efficient business operations through interactive Q&A sessions with panellists from the energy industry and beyond. Our Tobias Weghorn will attend as a speaker.

WKK-CURSUS "Electrictiy and gas: system, market, trends & opportunities"

27.09.2018, Brussels

The role of the CHP in balancing the electrical system and the financial opportunities of doing so. The day includes the visit of the Elia control center. Our CEO Jan De Decker will give insight in the results of the pilot project for secondary reserves (R2, aFRR) with CHPs in Belgium.

WindEurope 2018 Conference

25.09.2018, Hamburg

This September the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg is the biggest and most important meeting of the wind industry worldwide. It combines the world’s leading expo for wind energy - WindEnergy Hamburg and the global conference of WindEurope to create a high- powered, unique platform for business, networking and information - onshore and offshore. Our Jan Völpel will attend as a speaker within the panel "The role of TSOs and DSOs in electrification and sector coupling".

Global Power & Energy Exhibition

17. - 20.09.2018, Barcelona

The Global Power & Energy Exhibition (GPEX) will showcase the strategies and technologies needed to adapt to the global transition, and the move towards a more sustainable, low-carbon and smart energy system. GPEX will establish the framework for the global energy transition, addressing important commercial, regulatory, geopolitical and technical issues impacting the future of the power and energy industry, as well as focus on citizens, as distributed energy generation agents in this new energy model. Our Jan Aengenvoort will be panelist on the panel "Energy Efficiency and Growing Consumer Focus". He will be accompanied by his colleague Jan Völpel who will give a technical presentation on VPP technology and deployment.

European Power Summit

14.09.2018, Düsseldorf (Germany)

This essential event will continue to provide attendees with practical insights into the European power sector. Even more focused on the market design and main drivers starting from renewable integration (solar, wind, biomass and waste-to-energy), the changing role of conventional assets (gas, coal) to smart grids, storage and distribution challenges; as well as trading, risk and regulation. Our Hendrik Sämisch will attend as a speaker and talk about "Demand response mechanism and its role today and tomorrow".

Benelux Energy Day

13.09.2018, Brussels

Montel is proud to welcome you to its energy market event in the Benelux region. Hear key industry experts discuss latest developments influencing the Benelux energy markets. The conference will be hosted at the Hilton Grand Place. Our Paul Kreutzkamp will attend as a speaker and talk about "Aggregation in the Benelux – challenges, opportunities".

IRENA’s 2018 Innovation Week

05. - 07.09.2018, Bonn

IRENA Innovation Week 2018 is an action-focused gathering of around 250 policy makers, leading companies and innovators from across IRENA’s diverse global membership, convened to explore how innovations in enabling technologies, business models, system operations and sector coupling can accelerate the renewable power transition. Our Jan Aengenvoort will attend as a speaker within the session "New customer in the digital world".

Intersolar Europe

20. - 22.06.2018, Munich

Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. The event’s exhi­bition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar plants, as well as grid infrastructure and solutions for the integration of renewable energy. We will of course participate as exhibitor and look forward to welcoming you at our booth no. 157, hall B2.

Electrify Europe

19. - 21.06.2018, Vienna

Electrify Europe is the world’s first event dedicated to the convergence underway between the power generation and transmission & distribution sectors, driven by digitalization, decarbonization, decentralization and electrification. It will take the electricity sector in Europe forward into a new, exciting future. Our Jochen Schwill will participate at the Panel "Case Studies of Distributed Energy Integration (Part I)".

intercharge network conference 2018

07. - 08.06.2018, Berlin

The intercharge network conference is the no.1 event for global emobility executives.
Meet the decision makers of leading companies. Connect with innovative start ups. Discuss with makers of tomorrow’s key technologies. Our Jan Aengenvoort will attend as a speaker within the Panel „Smart Energy Milestones“.

6th European Grid Integration & Electricity Ancillary Services

23. - 25.05.2018, Amsterdam

This annual event gathers experts and decision-makers responsible for TSO markets, Market Development, Networks and Balancing, Regulatory Affairs from European TSOs, DSOs, Power Generators and Power Trading companies to brainstorm on grid stability challenges and innovations, flexibility updates, RES integration and ongoing regulations among other important issues on the agenda today. Our Julian Kretz will give a lecture about "Comparing different markets & regulations in the countries from the perspective of aggregation".

Grids meet Renewables - Conference and Best Practice Fair

20.02.2018, Brussels

The Renewables Grid Initiative and WindEurope are inviting to the joint event “Grids meet Renewables”. The energy sector is currently undergoing a major transition, one that will have a significant impact on citizens, consumers, industry and the environment. For this transition to meet societal expectations, technological and environmental requirements, a variety of energy industry players must come together and decide how best to navigate the changing energy landscape. The event “Grids meet Renewables” will facilitate an open dialogue between the renewables and grid sectors. We will participate with a pitch and a little booth.

E-world energy&water 2018

06. - 08.02.2018, Essen

The focus of E-world energy & water is innovative solutions for the energy supply of the future - from generation, through distribution and storage to retail, efficiency and green technologies. Numerous exhibitors present themselves at Germany’s largest Smart Energy trade fair with its focus on renewable energy and intelligent technologies - of course we will be part of it. We look forward to welcoming you at our booth no. 401, hall 1.

We will again participate as speaker within the "Energy Transition Forum" and within the "BEE-Werkstatt Energiemarkt - Vision 2025 Kick-off für die moderne Energiewirtschtaft".


Seminar on Energy flexibility

26.10.2017, Brussels

This seminar organized by Stibbe focuses on ‘flexibility’ within the energy sector.

Marie-Christine Marghem, Minister of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, will give the keynote speech.

Our CEO Jan De Decker will share his experiences of sourcing flexiblity in the Benelux region: "Flexibility in the field".

IRENA event @ G-stic 2017: The increasing role of consumers in the transformation of the power sector: innovations leading the way

24.10.2017, Brussels

IRENA is organising an event on “The increasing role of consumers in the transformation of the power sector: innovations leading the way”, in Brussels on October 24, 2017, as part of the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference – GSTIC. The event aims to showcase and learn from emerging experiences in innovative business cases that support the power sector transformation towards a more decentralised and renewables-based system, in which consumers are at the centre.

Paul Kreutzkamp speaks during the event about the role of virtual power plants in this context.

Enabling PV integration by delivering flexibility to the energy market @EUPVSEC

26.09.2017, Amsterdam

The 2nd Workshop of the BestRES project will be organised together with the IndustRE project on September 26th, 2017 on the occasion of the 33rd European PV Solar Energy conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC) that will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 25 – 29 September 2017.

Next Kraftwerke Belgium will participate in the panel discussion

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Intersolar Europe

31.05. - 02.06.2017, Munich

Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. It takes place annually at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany and focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, energy storage and renewable heating, as well as on products and solutions for smart renewable energy. Of course we will be part of the exhibition - you'll find us in hall B2, booth 333.

WKK in de glastuinbouw: evoluties en opportuniteiten

31.05.2017, Geel

Our colleague Carlos will be explaining how Next Kraftwerke valorizes the flexiblity of cogeneration on the markets for reserve power, on the intraday and day-ahead markets.

TransBio Seminarie: Flexibele elektriciteitsproductie op bestaande biogasinstallaties

20.04.2017, Mechelen

Jan De Decker talks about the benefits of operating a biogas installation as part of Next Kraftwerke's Virtual Power Plant.

European Power Generation Week

21. - 23.03.2017, Brussels

We are happy to contribute to the conference on 22 March:
- Presentation: Balancing a grid system facing a dramatic rise in variable power generation sources
- Panel Discussion: Demand response: What role should and will it play in future?

SolarPower Summit (Former Solar Market Workshop)

07. - 08.03.2017, Brussels

Next Kraftwerke joins the panel discussion on "The right market design for a system with 50% renewable power by 2030" (7/3/2017, 11:45)


European Utility week

15. - 17.11.2016, Barcelona

Over 12,000 smart energy professionals from around the world will convene for 3 days in Barcelona to share insights and catch up at what has become the must-attend international platform in the smart energy industry. Doing business, knowledge transfer, innovation and networking will be at the forefront of the three day event. During the panel "Flexibility" our Dr. Sebastian Hölemann will give a lecture about "The contribution of aggregating distributed resources to system stability" and about "Latest developments concerning the flexibility of the Grid".

VWEA Studiedag “Ruimte voor Wind”

08.11.2016, Brussels

Our CEO Jan De Decker will explain his vision how we can integrate more wind energy into the elecrtricity grid and how wind energy can in fact support the power system.

Hoe kan het elektriciteitssysteem aangepast worden om meer windenergie te integreren en hoe kan wind het net ondersteunen?

Smart Grid School 2016 - Smart Grid Flanders

18.10. - 20.08.2016, Brussels

The Smart Grid School gives an insight into the world of smart grids. Jan De Decker from Next Kraftwerke talks on day 2 (19/10) about the virtual power plant of Next Kraftwerke.

Transbio Summer School

30.09.2016, Drongen

Jan De Decker talks about the role of the bio-CHP within the service wallet of a Virtual Power Plant

1st workshop on Business Models for Renewable Energy Aggregators (BestRES)

27.09.2016, Brussels

The aggregation of distributed Renewable Energy Sources (RES) can significantly accelerate the integration of intermittent electricity sources, enhance demand flexibility and decrease the reliance on renewable energy support schemes. The discussion will focus on the benefits from collaborating with aggregators, who can be defined as facilitators between the downstream and upstream sides of the electricity markets

Nationale WKK-ontmoetingsdag

27.09.2016, Groot-Bijgaarden

COGEN Vlaanderen organises for the second time a meeting on current and future developments in the world of cogeneration This year the topic is "Innovation". In this context Jan De Decker, Co-CEO of Next Kraftwerke Belgium, will talk about the benefits of integrating a CHP in a Virtual Power Plant. He will also take a look across the border and tell about experiences made in Germany.