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Press Release: Equigy welcomes Austrian Power Grid as fifth TSO partner

Press Release: Equigy welcomes Austrian Power Grid as fifth TSO partner Pioneering crowd balancing platform continues roll-out across Europe. Arnhem, 2 February, 2021 – Today, APG became the fifth European transmission system operator to partner with Equigy, joining founding TSOs TenneT GmbH (Germany), TenneT TSO BV (Netherlands), Swissgrid (Switzerland), and Terna (Italy) in the pioneering crowd…

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Press Release: Equigy cracks open flexibility in energy market to speed up green transition

Press Release: Equigy cracks open flexibility in energy market to speed up green transition. Energy platform Equigy pulls in new partners, launches groundbreaking projects. December 17, 2020 – Crowd balancing platform Equigy is off to a flying start. Three of Europe’s leading Transmission System Operators (TSOs) are working with OEM partners (such as electric vehicle makers, energy companies, and…

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Press Release: Viessmann and TenneT launch first project for smart use of heat pumps and electricity

Press Release: Viessmann and TenneT launch first project for smart use of heat and electricity.   Stabilising the German power grid with smart heat pumps Climate solution provider and transmission grid operator launch ViFlex pilot project Bundling heat pumps and electricity storage units to form “virtual power plants” Optimised use of renewable electricity through innovative blockchain soluti…

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Engie & TenneT: enhance delivering aFRR with different types of flexible capacity

Engie & TenneT: enhance delivering aFRR with different types of flexible capacity.   The successful realisation of the energy transition requires new (decentralized) sources that can offer flexibility, such as batteries, wind and solar energy, industrial installations or cogeneration. Through suppliers or a so-called ‘aggregator’, this flexibility is made available to grid operators who n…

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Press Release: 50Hertz and TenneT test Equigy Blockchain Platform

Press Release: 50Hertz and TenneT test Equigy Blockchain Platform for congestion management processes involving household systems.   Bayreuth/Berlin, December 3, 2020 – The two transmission system operators 50Hertz and TenneT will jointly launch sustainable concepts in Germany to integrate small decentralised generators and storage facilities into congestion management. Consumers have the opp…

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Equigy crowd balancing platform presented to Mrs Kadri Simson, the EU commissioner of Energy

On October 13, CEO’s and senior executives from Swissgrid, Terna, TenneT and Equigy presented the Equigy crowd balancing platform to Mrs Kadri Simson, the EU commissioner of Energy. The platform will facilitate the Energy Transition by unlocking distributed flexibilities in the energy balancing markets throughoutEurope. In the meeting, some potential challenges were discussed that have to be overc…

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TenneT Netherlands Market Parties Webinar on Equigy

TenneT hosted a successful webinar to help Dutch market parties understand how they can participate in the Dutch balancing markets, using Equigy’s platform. Following a number of successful implementations in the Netherlands, the Dutch TSO now intends to scale up the service in the first quarter of 2021.   WATCH THE WEBINAR HERE

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Equigy addressing the regulatory obstacles for unlocking the full distributed flexibility potential

In this paper, Equigy addresses the key regulatory changes needed to scale up the use of distributed flexibility sources in the balancing markets. Equigy’s founding TSOs drafted this white paper in close collaboration with European industry. Equigy and its shareholding TSOs will together push for new regulatory and legal measures, aimed at attracting more distributed flexibility sources into the b…

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Equigy launched with a bang on 23 April 2020

Throughout Europe, the news was enthusiastically covered by hundreds of news outlets, including leading media such as Bloomberg, Reuters, NOS Journaal, Handelsblatt and Agefi. Rene Kerkmeester, programme director for Equigy, was thrilled with the attention for the platform.   “Equigy is a step forward for the energy transition and everyone can be part of it. It’s great that word is spreading!…

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European TSOs platform unlocks flexibility of consumer-based devices, electric vehicles

In an important step forward for the energy transition, some of Europe’s biggest Transmission System Operators (TSOs) are collaborating on a new blockchain-based platform, enabling the integration of small and distributed consumer-based units into the electricity-balancing process. Owners of consumer devices, electric vehicles for example, can earn money making “flexible” their interaction with th…

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