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22.09.2021

emsys VPP and energy & meteo systems provide Virtual Power Plant and power forecasts to WATT+VOLT

Solar park

Oldenburg/Athens, 22 September 2021 – 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.

17.06.2021

energy & meteo systems spins off successful Virtual Power Plant and Redispatch business units

emsys company building

Oldenburg, 17 June 2021 – One becomes three: The Oldenburg-based energy service provider and software developer energy & meteo systems GmbH has spun off its Virtual Power Plant and FuturePowerFlow (Redispatch 2.0) business areas into the newly founded companies emsys VPP GmbH and emsys grid services GmbH as of 1 June 2021.

09.06.2021

Annular Solar Eclipse over the Northern Polar Region and the Northern Part of Europe

solar eclipse

An annular solar eclipse will occur on June 10 mainly over the northern polar region and also the northern part of Europe. In the course of the morning the sun will partly be obscured by the moon projecting a shadow onto earth that is moving from east to west. In Germany, the event proceeds from 11 to 14 CET with a maximum coverage of 21% in the north and 5% in the south.

01.06.2021

KOS, KOV and City-USE cooperate on Redispatch 2.0 and agree to use the FuturePowerFlow software from energy & meteo systems

Power lines - Safe grid operation with FuturePowerFlow.

Oldenburg, 1 June 2021 – The flexible all-in-one solution FuturePowerFlow from energy & meteo systems is establishing itself with more and more network operators: By means of the municipal utility cooperations KOS, KOV and City-USE, several dozen municipal and community utilities in Bavaria have agreed on a joint software service for the implementation of Redispatch 2.0 requirements.

13.04.2021

energy & meteo systems supplies Virtual Power Plant and power forecasts to MYTILINEOS' Power & Gas Business Unit Protergia

Wind energy plants in Greece

Oldenburg/Athens, 13 April 2021 – In preparation for the nascent Greek intraday and balancing market, MYTILINEOS S.A. has contracted energy & meteo systems. The German energy service provider supplies its Virtual Power Plant combined with accurate power forecasts to MYTILINEOS' Power & Gas Business Unit Protergia.

25.02.2021

Sahara dust inhibits European solar production

Milky hazy evening sky over Schleswig-Holstein on Monday, 22.02.2021

Last weekend, a storm over Algeria stirred up huge amounts of Saharan dust into the atmosphere. Between high air pressure over southeastern Europe and an Atlantic low, the dust particles were transported across the Iberian Peninsula and France to Germany, which had effects on the European solar production.

07.01.2021

New solution for new challenges in Redispatch 2.0 – N-ERGIE Netz GmbH uses flexible software service from energy & meteo systems

Redispatch 2.0 - power poles and wind power plants

Nuremberg/Oldenburg, 7 January 2021 – The future rules for integrating renewable energies into the grid pose major challenges for German distribution system operators, but also offer scope for new solutions. N-ERGIE Netz GmbH now relies on the new redispatch platform provided by energy & meteo systems as a pure software service.

30.10.2020

Polar Air Advance in the USA – Wind Turbines in the Ice

The occurrence of freezing rain has an impact on electricity production

At the beginning of this week, a surge of cold polar air shifted south over the USA and led to a massive freezing of wind turbines unusually early in the season. At peak times, the total production loss was around 20 GW. The occurrence of freezing rain as well as the effects on electricity production are difficult to predict. Nevertheless, energy & meteo systems integrated this phenomenon into the power forecast.

24.09.2020

Noticeable effects of the wildfires in the Western USA on solar production in Germany

Forest fires affect solar production in Germany

On 12 September 2020, a phenomenon similar to the effect of Sahara dust in the atmosphere could be observed over parts of Germany leading to a reduced solar power production. The forest fires in the Western USA generated soot particles that were hurled to high altitudes and then transported by the jet stream to Central Europe.

17.09.2020

Well prepared for Redispatch 2.0: E.ON relies on innovative platform solution from energy & meteo systems

Redispatch 2.0 - power poles at sunset

Oldenburg, 17 September 2020 To implement the new Redispatch 2.0 requirements, nine distribution system operators of the E.ON Group are relying on the know-how of energy & meteo systems. The German energy service provider provides an innovative software solution for the complete Redispatch 2.0 system.

14.09.2020

Predicting the power of offshore wind farms more accurately

Offshore wind farm - Optimise power forecasts with WindRamp

Oldenburg, 14 September 2020 – Strong changes in wind speed within time periods of less than half an hour are called wind ramps. To improve their prediction, a project consortium including energy & meteo systems wants to use laser beams to measure the wind far ahead of the wind farm and thus develop an observer-based wind power forecast.

01.09.2020

Virtual Power Plant in Turkey integrates geothermal plants for the first time 


Geothermal plant

Oldenburg/Istanbul, 1 September 2020 – For the first time, geothermal plants with an installed capacity of 103 MW were recently added to the Virtual Power Plant in Turkey operated by Pure Energy. With this step the Turkish power trader and energy & meteo systems, the German provider of the Virtual Power Plant technology, have reached the next milestone in their collaboration.

29.06.2020

Reliable power forecasts for the largest solar parks in the world

Solar park Kurnool. Copyright Greenko

Oldenburg (Germany), 29 June 2020 – In the sunny south of India, the Pavagada solar park covers a remarkable area of 53 square kilometers and ranks currently with a total output of around two gigawatts second place among the world's largest solar parks. Since the beginning of 2020, energy & meteo systems has been forecasting the power generation of this park for the companies Tata and SB Energy – two of the largest operators of the park, which together are responsible for around 700 megawatts of plant capacity.

07.02.2020

energy & meteo systems delivers solar and wind power forecasts to the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic uses power forecasts

With immediate effect, energy & meteo systems will deliver day-ahead and intraday forecasts for a period of twelve months for four solar and nine wind farms with a total capacity of 557 MW to the transmission system operator OC-SENI of the Caribbean state.

20.01.2020

Launch of weather-dependent dynamic line rating 3.0

Transmission line

Oldenburg/Stuttgart, 20 January 2020 To make more efficient use of the existing power grid, the transmission system operator TransnetBW and the energy service provider energy & meteo systems have jointly defined meaningful locations for real-time monitoring of overhead lines in the TransnetBW network area.

13.12.2019

Groundbreaking digitization project for European grid operators

wind power plant and power poles

Oldenburg, 13 December 2019 – With its project FuturePowerFlow for grid operators, the software developer energy & meteo systems is one of seven German and in total 75 European companies selected last week by the European Innovation Council as worthy of funding. Thanks to the exact planning of the grid integration of renewable energies for a period of 48 hours, grid operators will for the first time be able to detect impending bottlenecks in the electricity grid at an early stage and take proactive countermeasures.

28.10.2019

energy & meteo systems and Alpiq implement new reporting requirements for wind parks

Oldenburg, 28 Oktober 2019 – As the first suppliers in Germany, the energy service provider energy & meteo systems and energy group Alpiq have integrated the SOGL into the direct marketing process.

18.09.2019

Energetically sophisticated building for energy service provider

head-office energy & meteo systems

Oldenburg, 18 September 2019 – Two slides, colorful lamps and walls, round corners, tapering halls – the new building moved into by energy & meto systems is not only uncommon when seen from a technical and architectural standpoint.

27.06.2019

CNR and energy & meteo systems have signed a contract to remote control solar and wind power plants in France

contract signing cnr and emsys

Lyon/Oldenburg, 27 June 2019 – CNR, the first French producer of exclusively renewable energy, and energy & meteo systems have signed a contract in order to stop and restart wind and solar power plants in case of negative prices.

17.05.2019

Virtual Power Plant and battery storage provide system services

Oldenburg, 17 May 2019 – A new battery storage system by the public utility company Bordesholm has, for the first time, reached a primary power control level (FRR) of 10 MW upon its implementation in the Virtual Power Plant by energy & meteo systems. Moreover, the combination of battery and Virtual Power Plant is applicable to other flexibility markets.

05.03.2019

Statkraft and energy & meteo systems – First virtual power plant to integrate renewable power, storage and flexibility assets in the UK

London/Oldenburg, 5 March 2019 – Statkraft, Europe's largest provider of market access services, and energy & meteo systems are connecting intermittent wind and solar generation with battery storage capacity and flexible gas engines in one virtual power plant in UK.

25.02.2019

energy & meteo systems successfully concludes project for wind and solar power predictions in Mexico and Central America

develoPPP final panel

With its two technical workshops in Mexico City and San Salvador, energy & meteo systems successfully concluded a Public Private Partnership (developPPP) on wind and solar power predictions.

21.09.2018

energy & meteo systems obtains ISO 27001 certification

Good news for customers of the software developer energy & meteo systems with critical infrastructure. The company, which specializes in the integration of renewable energies into power trading and electricity grids, obtained its certification according to ISO/IEC 27001:2017 from PwC Certification Services GmbH in Berlin.

 

25.04.2018

energy & meteo systems successfully completes project contracted by GIZ

A newly developed simulation tool is to aid the South African energy provider Eskom in grid planing as well as in meeting the demands of future power production. In the process, the company will address the massive development of rooftop solar installations in South Africa.

29.03.2018

Improved icing prediction for wind farms thanks to comprehensive data analysis

Wind farm operators especially in the USA and Scandinavia will be pleased. The icing prediction from energy & meteo systems profits from even more precise predictions by the new partner project PiB, "Predictive, intelligent operational control for reducing the risk of icing for wind energy turbines."

09.02.2018

New Virtual Power Plant features presented

At the E-world energy fair from 6-8th February 2018, energy & meteo systems presented the new Virtual Power Plant features. On a large-scale touch screen, interested guests could become acquainted with the new emsCom product, how throttling techniques are analyzed as well as with our virtual portfolios.

15.06.2017

Wind and Solar Power Predictions in El Salvador and Mexico

The expanding dynamics of renewable energies in Mexico and Central America is increasing the pressure to respond to changes made by incorporating professionally developed forecast models as the basis for planning and ensuring system stability.

07.06.2017
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Workshop on the topic of forecasts for renewable energies

The distribution grid operator DelSur and energy and meteo systems executed the second phase of the program DeveloPPP by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, which engages in the promotion of innovative projects in developing countries in order to bring medium and long-term advantages to society.

16.08.2016

Volatile but predictable: Forecasting renewable power generation

The share of electricity from weather-dependent wind and solar energy in the German power mix keeps growing. That puts pressure on the electricity sector to be much more flexible in managing power demand and supply.

16.08.2016

Weather forecasts aim to make renewable power predictable

The rise of volatile wind and solar power in the share of Germany's electricity generation means that keeping the grid stable becomes an ever more complex – and potentially costly – task. Predicting how many renewable megawatts will be fed into the network at any given moment is key to a safe and efficient management of the electricity network.

22.09.2015

Virtual Power Plant listed at EPEX Spot (M7, ComXerv)

The Virtual Power Plant by energy & meteo systems has been licensed for connecting to the EPEX Spot per API interface (M7, ComXerv). Active immediately, customers using our Virtual Power Plant can trade their energy quantities directly at the EPEX Spot in the continuous intraday market. Via the integration of order books as well as other useful trading functions, operations can be executed directly on the market and without serial interfaces.

05.07.2012

Offshore lays claim to base load in Germany

energy & meteo systems and the consulting company Consentec were commissioned last year by the Federal Ministry of the Environment to examine the impact of the planned offshore wind capacity on the secondary and tertiary reserve energy of the national electricity system.

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