… to the cooperation projects for the Virtual Power Plant Neckar-Alb

A virtual power plant is a network of decentralized systems working together for generation, storage and consumption of electrical energy. The power station system is designed to be controlled from a central control system with the intention to: create an economic and sustainable energy supply, the efficient integration of heat and mobility, and the improvement of grid stability.

This definition is based on different sources and own expert experiences at the Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences. Two examples are given below.

The BMWi defines virtual power plants as follows: “It is the interconnection of small, decentralized power suppliers to a network with common control.

” PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (PwC) has the following definition: “The term” virtual power plant “describes a central control and automated optimization of several electricity generating, storage and consumption systems. The technical unit of these decentralized individual systems is located only in the central control system and the associated IT – the “virtual” is derived from this. “


  Offizielle Betriebsstart des Virtuellen Kraftwerks Neckar-Alb durch Umweltminister

7. Demonstratorsitzung

Offizielle Betriebsstart des Virtuellen Kraftwerks Neckar-Alb am 05.02.2018
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