Distribution network operators (DNOs) will be the “key driver” for virtual power plant (VPP) business models in the UK, according to an international analyst speaking in the latest issue of PV Tech Power, Current±'s sister publication.
2018 has already proved to be a significant year for OVO Energy, with the independent supplier taking on a range of new initiatives, products and business models. Director of strategy Toby Ferenczi explains to Current± how OVO is setting itself apart within the energy sector.
UKPN is to utilise domestic battery capacity to deliver local flexibility via a virtual power platform after signing what is thought to be the first commercial contract of its type using residential assets.
Shell’s investment in sonnen is yet more evidence that international energy majors are starting to really act on clean energy, the battery storage manufacturer’s chief executive has said.
SolarEdge, the manufacturer of inverters for use in solar PV and storage installs, has unveiled a new virtual power plant solution which it says can greatly increase the value of domestic batteries.
Green utility Ecotricity has turned to Germany’s Next Kraftwerke to help operate a future virtual power plant (VPP).
Germany’s Next Kraftwerke is bringing to market a new product that allows energy companies to establish their own virtual power plants.
European energy major Eneco has acquired a minority stake in Germany’s Next Kraftwerke, which operates one of Europe’s largest virtual power plants.