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Press releases by Next Kraftwerke Belgium

10,000 units aggregated in Virtual Power Plant Next Pool
Next Kraftwerke has reached another milestone: Since November 2020, 10,000 decentralized plants have been aggregated in the virtual power plant Next Pool. Operator Bernd Beitz brought the 10,000th plant into the company. The 525 kWp photovoltaic plant in the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Haßloch generates both electricity and adrenaline. This is because it supplies roller coasters More…
Next Kraftwerke unlocks flexibility from electric vehicles for the Dutch grid
Aggregator Next Kraftwerke and Vehicle-to-Grid Integration Platform provider Jedlix started offering secondary reserve power (aFRR) to the Dutch grid using a pool of electric vehicles (EVs) since the beginning of August. Drivers of EVs indicate their charging preferences on the mobile app developed by Jedlix. Using fleet intelligence, the cars are then integrated into Next More…
Next Kraftwerke nominated as 2020 BloombergNEF Pioneer
Next Kraftwerke is among the ten companies which have been named the 2020 Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Pioneers. With assistance from BNEF staff, an independent panel of industry experts selected the ten winners from a pool of well over a hundred applicants from 24 countries. The winners are pursuing opportunities in areas as diverse More…
Next Kraftwerke and Jedlix launch initiative to use electric car batteries for grid stability
Virtual Power Plant (VPP) operator Next Kraftwerke and Jedlix, an electric vehicle (EV) aggregator and smart charging platform provider, have launched an international pilot project to deliver secondary control reserve (aFRR) through the batteries of electric cars. Tendered by Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT, Next Kraftwerke and Jedlix have been selected for the pilot project More…
Next Kraftwerke adds battery to Virtual Power Plant to deliver control reserve in Belgium
Next Kraftwerke, one of Europe’s largest Virtual Power Plants, has teamed up with sustainable energy company Eneco Belgium and battery supplier Alfen to integrate a 2-megawatt battery to its Virtual Power Plant Next Pool. The battery provides frequency control reserve (FCR) to the Belgian grid. The battery is connected through the Next Box, a remote-control More…