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Virtual Power Plant

Shell acquires Next Kraftwerke

Through the operation, Shell wants to consolidate its position in the virtual power plant market.

World’s largest residential virtual power plant

Like Airbnb, but monetizing spare energy: “The first big step toward opening the door to a massively transactive grid.”

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Finnish brewery to deploy 20 MW battery and virtual power plant

A number of partners are involved in a project which aims to bring down the energy consumption and carbon emissions of a beer company site using smart algorithms.

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Toshiba and Next Kraftwerke prepare for Japan’s energy transition

The electronics brand has announced plans for a virtual power plant aggregator JV with German specialist Next Kraftwerke ahead of the opening up of the control reserve market in Japan in April – and the planned switch from clean energy FITs to feed-in premium, top-up payments a year later.

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‘Disrupters’ tip Australia to host world’s biggest VPP in 2021

As Australia’s home battery market begins to catch up to its installed residential solar capacity, the opportunity for large-scale virtual power plants is verging on reality. Indeed, Solar Service Group’s new Solar + Battery Members’ Plan could see Australia host the world’s largest virtual power plant next year.

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Australian utility gathers 100 MW of solar in pilot aggregation project

How can you get the gigawatts of distributed solar generation in the WA South West Interconnected System to play nicely with the network? Western Power has gathered 100 MW of resource to test its coordinated ability to stabilize the system on low-demand days.

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Axpo to market grid balancing services offered by largest Nordic grid battery to date

The Swiss utility will sell the ancillary services offered to energy network operator Fingrid by the 30 MW/30 MWh lithium-ion Yllikkälä Power Reserve One battery provided by French renewables company Neoen.

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Floating solar park begins commercial operations in Germany

Developer 7C Solarparken has deployed a 729 kW floating system on a lake near Salzwedel. Power trader Next Kraftwerke will integrate power generated at the site into its virtual power plant.

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Software for virtual power plants powered by residential solar-plus-storage

With its sonnenVPP, German battery company Sonnen wants to improve the efficiency of virtual power plants which it says can offer primary balancing energy from houses with solar and storage and can operate up to 90% more cost-effectively.

Sonnen household battery owners offered revenue from grid balancing services

The German storage system provider intends to use its ‘Sonnen-Flat’ payment package to help customers benefit from the proceeds of its virtual power plant.

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