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Toward A More Democratized Energy World

August 31st, 2018 | by The Beam

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.


sonnen’s Energy Storage Leadership Around The World

May 6th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Sonnen is one of our favorite cleantech leaders. It is great at innovation, leadership, and vision. Last month, I published a January interview with sonnen CEO and co-founder Christoph Ostermann. The good folks at The Beam went and created a transcript of it. If you can't be bothered to watch a video but would like to read it, here you go!


The Community Microgrid As A Virtual Power Plant

January 24th, 2018 | by George Harvey

The design for a community microgrid project that is forming in Warner, New Hampshire, seems rather prosaic at first glance. It is simple, with a few buildings, some solar panels, batteries, inverters, and all the regular gear. It seems an appropriately small start for a town with only 444 people in its center and a total population well below 3,


New Cleantech Technology News (Say What?)

November 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Aside from the cleantech project, cleantech policy, cleantech consumer product round-ups I’m in the midst of finishing, here’s a round-up [&hellip



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