Our goals

The Virtual Power Plant Neckar-Alb is an information and research platform for visitors and students. The power station is built and operated on the Campus of the University of Reutlingen. By joining other participants, opportunities and challenges for operators and users of virtual power plants are being investigated.

Technical:

  • Design and operation of a functioning virtual power plant
  • Identifying different solutions
  • Creation of a complex real test environment
  • Illustration of the whole value chain

Entrepreneurial:

  • Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Open up new business opportunities
  • Optimize components

Social and scientific:

  • Information and research platform for virtual power plants
  • Connecting additional participants to explore opportunities and challenges for operators and users of virtual power plants
  • Strengthening the innovative power of the region