How can smaller energy consumers be intelligently networked and controlled to create a power system with a high proportion of renewables and an adequate amount of flexibility?
Next Kraftwerke partner with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (MITSUI), Japan-based trading, investment and service enterprises, to work on an international demonstration project, which is funded by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), to address this question by October 2019.
As part of the project, Next Kraftwerke is linking several air conditioning units in Lisbon, Portugal. The contract comes from one of the project’s partners, MITSUI, and the air conditioning units with cold storage are manufactured by Daikin Industries, Ltd.
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3 April 2017
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