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UPDATED! Next Kraftwerke Teams Up With Jedlix On Electric Vehicle Charging Demand Response Pilot

Cologne, Germany-based Next Kraftwerke has partnered with electric vehicle smart charging platform provider Jedlix on a new pilot that will aggregate electric vehicle charging stations as a deployable demand response unit aka secondary control reserve (aFFR) on its Virtual Power Plant (VPP) platform. The pilot was tendered by the Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT to assess the viability of aggregated demand reserve using a handful of new technologies.

Toward A More Democratized Energy World

If Jochen believes it’s the right thing, he likes to convince others of the same. First it was co-founder Hendrik Sämisch to realise their vision of a Virtual Power Plant, then investors helped move the vision along. Today, Next Kraftwerke aggregates and sells electricity from almost 5,000 independent renewable energy generators all over Europe.

Elektrownie Next’s Virtual Power Plant Brings 35 Megawatts of Solar PV into Polish Energy Mix

Next Kraftwerke has announced that its Polish subsidiary Elektrownie Next will begin trading electricity produced by the 35 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic portfolio owned by ReneSola. Next Kraftwerke has connected more than 5,000 energy-producing and energy-consuming units in its virtual power plant “Next Pool,” with a total capacity of over 4,100 MW.