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Press releases by Next Kraftwerke Belgium

Next Kraftwerke introduces new VPP software as a service solution NEMOCS
At E-world 2018 in Essen, Cologne-based Next Kraftwerke is introducing NEMOCS, a new service that allows users to operate their own virtual power plant.Utilities and grid operators can use NEMOCS to network decentralized energy market assets - such as producers, consumers, and storage units - to aggregate their capacity and flexibility. Each individual asset can More…
First customer for Next Kraftwerke’s new trading portal NEXTRA
Eoly is kicking things off with NEXTRA. The Belgian energy company is the first customer to put Next Kraftwerke‘s new trading platform, NEXTRA, to use. NEXTRA allows energy producers and consumers to trade on energy markets all over Europe - without the need for expensive licenses and the investment associated with establishing connections to exchanges. More…
Next Kraftwerke shows outstanding compliancy in pilot project and proves Virtual Power Plants can provide Secondary Reserve in Belgium
Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) can reliably provide secondary reserve (R2) to the Belgium grid. This is the result of a pilot project transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has conducted with its partners Next Kraftwerke, Actility and EDF Luminus. The pilot project’s object was to test whether alternative technologies such as Virtual Power Plants can reliably More…
Next Kraftwerke records strong portfolio growth in 2017
The Next Pool virtual power plant grew by 1.35 gigawatts (GW) to a total of four GW in 2017. That is an increase of 50 percent compared to the size of the portfolio at the end of 2016. The growth further cements Next Kraftwerke’s position as one of the largest virtual power plants in Europe. More…
Next Kraftwerke completes Energie 365 acquisition
Aiming to strengthen its position on the European energy markets, German Virtual Power Plant and energy trader Next Kraftwerke has bought the remaining shares of the Dutch energy startup Energie365. Next Kraftwerke made its initial acquisition of Energie365 shares at the beginning of 2016. On July 1st 2017, Hendrik Koetsier and Bas Hijman, founders of More…