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Launch of the Virtual Power Plant for the French Power Market

by CNR and energy & meteo systems

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energy & meteo systems GmbH
Ulrich Kaltenbach
Tel +49-441-249 21- 489
European Utility Week, booth n° P40

About CNR
CNR is the leading French producer of 100% renewable electricity (water, wind, sun) and the Rhône river's multiple-use concessionaire, from the Swiss border to the Mediterranean Sea: hydropower production, inland navigation and ports development, irrigation and other agricultural uses. As integrated player at the forefront of the energy business, CNR offers its intermittent energy management and valorisation services and its engineering expertise to third parties in France and in some 30 countries. At the Energy Department, CNR works on forecasting of renewable resources, energy optimization and offers direct marketing solutions to third parties. CNR's share capital is marked by a fine-balance between public (local authorities, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts) and private ownership with ENGIE, a major French utility.

About energy & meteo systems GmbH
energy & meteo systems offers services and software products that allow efficient marketing and grid integration of wind and solar energy every hour of the day. The company is a leading international provider of wind and solar power generation forecasting for customers in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. It is also one of the world's first companies to deploy virtual power plant software connecting decentralised electricity generators and controllable consumers from a single control centre connecting them into the energy grid and to the various energy markets. energy & meteo systems provides its services to more than 400 GW of installed wind and solar power in around 60 countries.

German Energy Agency (dena)
dena is the centre of expertise for energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and intelligent energy systems. As Agency for Applied Energy Transition we help achieve energy and climate policy objectives by developing solutions and putting them into practice, both nationally and internationally. In order to do this, we bring partners from politics and business together, across sectors. dena's shareholders are the Federal Republic of Germany and the KfW Group.

German Energy Solutions Initiative
The transfer of energy expertise, the promotion of foreign trade and the facilitation of international development cooperation are part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative, which is coordinated and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The initiative offers networking and business opportunities in Germany and abroad, it showcases reference projects and facilitates know-how exchange.

dena Renewable Energy Solutions Programme (dena RES Programme)
The dena RES Programme was developed by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency. This programme, supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy within the German Energy Solutions Initiative, helps German renewable energy companies enter new markets. Within the framework of the programme, reference and demonstration projects are installed in cooperation with prestigious institutions. The installation is accompanied by comprehensive PR, marketing and training programmes. These projects showcase high-quality German renewable energy technology and help participating companies gain a foothold in new markets.