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Accelerating the adoption of Demand Response in European markets – our partnership with innovative Finnish retailer Väre

Flexibility is a crucial component of a sustainable energy system, as it temporarily adjusts power generation and consumption based on its value and the grid’s needs. As part of this, demand response can play a significant role in providing a cost-efficient and secure electricity supply and a stable electricity grid. At a DR4EU event in…

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AEB and Sympower to jointly develop an AI-based smart energy platform for heat, steam and electricity

The heat domain offers great potential in the Netherlands for flexibility to accelerate the energy transition, as stated in the recent report ‘Het Energiesysteem van de Toekomst’ (TenneT – Dutch grid operator – et al.). Sympower and AEB (Amsterdam’s waste-to-energy plant) share the ambition to unlock this flexibility in the heat domain by developing a…

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Next stop: Norway

We are excited to be live in another country with ancillary services. Together with our partner Vattenfall, we are providing the national grid operator Statnett SF with 58MW of flexible capacity (FFR, Fast Frequency Response). With an increasing share of renewables in the nordic electricity system, demand response can play an important role in efficiently stabilising the grid.…

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Connect, unlock and start generating ‘green’ revenues with flexibility

Powering Flexibility to make a difference The transition of the global energy landscape is accelerating. The shift towards a carbon-free future not only requires us to adopt renewables, it requires us to use and control this power in a smarter way. We believe powering flexibility is key for a successful energy transition. Because the grid…

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Sympower raises multi-million Series B round to strengthen its pivotal role in the European energy transition

Sympower has raised EUR 5.2 million from Kees Koolen, the former CEO of Booking.com and an early investor and advisor of Uber, as well as existing investors Rubio Impact Ventures, PDENH, Enfuro Ventures and Casper Peeters. The funds will be used to further rollout Sympower’s platform and services across Europe, enabling the company to launch…

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Let’s discover together your flexibility

The benefits of flexibility Flexibility is a crucial building block for a successful energy transition towards a fully renewable energy system. Flexibility allows us to optimize the current energy system with active balancing production and demand of electricity. With flexibility the investment costs needed to strengthen and adapt the grid for a sustainable future are…

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Sympower continues to help stabilise Finnish electricity grid

‍MIKKELI, FINLAND – When energy production is handled by a greater share of renewables, there is a rising demand for grid balancing services as low-inertia power systems and production are harder to forecast and keep stable. Sympower, the flexibility specialist, is providing grid balancing services to help keep the Finnish electricity grid frequency stable at 50Hz. Sympower…

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A platform designed to unlock flexibility

Extra revenues with flexibility The Sympower Platform is built to unlock any type of electric asset and use them optimally in flexibility programs enabling a 100% renewable energy system. We work with processes and assets from steel smelting to solar panels, electric vehicles to paper production, sharing the value created with the asset and process…

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4 founders explain the biggest hurdles to flattening the climate curve in 2021

The Next Web In this read from The Next Web our founder and CEO Simon, as well as the founders of Lightyear (long-range solar electric cars), Excess Materials Exchange (an exchange site for excess materials) and Hardt Hyperloop (high-speed transportation), explain the four biggest hurdles to flattening the climate curve in 2021. The biggest hurdles…

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Demand response can help the EU become carbon neutral by 2050

The pressure on European countries to decarbonise recently increased even further, with the European Parliament giving its backing to a new, ambitious climate law. The ruling states that countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions by 60% compared to 1990 levels before 2030, plus achieve carbon neutral status by 2050. This vote sets the parliament’s position…