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emsys VPP and energy & meteo systems provide Virtual Power Plant and power forecasts to WATT+VOLT
© American Public Power Association / UnsplashOldenburg/Athensg (renewablepress) - The Greek energy provider WATT+VOLT has contracted the German IT companies emsys VPP and energy & meteo systems to provide their Virtual Power Plant and power forecasting services to its new established aggregator unit. This new business unit will expand WATT+VOLT’s service portfolio which includes trade and supply of electricity and natural gas, by facilitating the participation of its own but also third parties’ assets in the Greek power market.
With emsys VPP’s Virtual Power Plant, Watt+Volt has chosen the market-leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for digitally connecting large number of distributed energy units to monitor, remote-control and trade in real-time their combined electricity production. As part of the SaaS contract, emsys VPP configures an individual Virtual Power Plant for WATT+VOLT including connection of the assets and providing continuous operational support. The Virtual Power Plant is complemented by precise solar and wind power forecasts which are provided by energy & meteo systems, emsys VPP’s partner company. The power forecasts are integrated into the Virtual Power Plant, allowing WATT+VOLT to react early and accurately to future weather-dependent production schedules of its continuously expanding renewable energy portfolio.
“We have ambitious growth targets for renewable energies and are glad to count on the Virtual Power Plant software and solar and wind power forecasts provided by emsys VPP and energy & meteo systems. With this state-of-the-art software package our aggregator unit is well-prepared for extracting maximum value out of our own and our clients’ renewable energy assets”, says Anastasios Papanagiotou, President and CEO from WATT+VOLT.
“We are very pleased to be supplying our Virtual Power Plant and power forecasts to WATT+VOLT”, says Dr. Ulrich Focken, the Managing Director of energy & meteo systems and emsys VPP. “This collaboration further strengthens our market position as a leading IT provider for utilities, traders, aggregators and plant operators in Greece and in Europe.”
WATT+VOLT is a leader provider in the Greek energy market. Since 2011 it provides electricity and gas to more than 210,000 households, businesses and industrial customers in Greece, both in mainland system and non-interconnected islands. WATT+VOLT is active in cross border energy trading. Since 2013, being one of the most important market players in terms of energy volumes transactions in the region of Southeast Europe. The Group’s strategic mission is to expand its reach and establish itself as one of the leading providers of integrated energy solutions in Southern Europe and the Balkans.
For more information please visit: www.watt-volt.gr/en
About energy & meteo systems GmbH
energy & meteo systems was founded in 2004 in Oldenburg, Germany, and offers cutting-edge power forecasting services as well as differentiated consulting services for a smooth grid and market integration of variable renewable energies. The company is an international provider of accurate wind and solar power predictions for grid operators, aggregators, power traders and plant operators. The forecasting services are provided to more than 480 GW of installed solar and wind power capacity in around 60 countries. With its consulting services energy & meteo systems shares its vast experience in integrating variable renewable energies with international power market participants.
About emsys VPP GmbH
emsys VPP is a pioneer in the development of Virtual Power Plants and ranks as a leading international provider. Our sophisticated technology is offered as a Software-as-a-Service solution and digitally connects decentralized power generators, storage facilities and controllable consumers via a common control room. The Virtual Power Plant technology is used by numerous energy suppliers and aggregators to monitor, remotely control and profitably market aggregated electricity production.
For more information please visit: www.energymeteo.com | www.emsysvpp.com
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