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The rocket of reserves going live in the Nordics

We all love renewable energy, don’t we? Well, as great as they are, they have one notable weakness: they lack the ability to create inertia into the electricity system. Inertia sounds like something only hardcore engineers can understand. Well, it is actually not that complicated. What does inertia have to do with renewable energy? Inertia…

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Grid Flexibility and Climate Adaptation

Our CEO Simon Bushell gives coverage of grid flexibility on the Climate Adaptation channel by Cimpatico Studios. Cimpatico Studios Cimpatico Studios produces live-stream talk shows about complex global challenges, featuring professionals from around the world who are working on these issues. All of Cimpatico Studios’ episodes are streamed directly to cimpatico.tv, an invite-only professional network designed to…

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Sympower featured in “Leaders in Cleantech” podcast episode

Our CEO Simon Bushell shares the inspiring story of Sympower in this episode of “Leaders in Cleantech” with David Hunt. Listen to his views about a carbon-free future and electric mobility on the full podcast, available on SoundCloud (link).

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Sympower and Vattenfall working together to power flexibility in the Swedish energy market

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Sympower, the demand response specialist, is working with leading European energy utility Vattenfall to help increase the amount of flexibility in Sweden’s reserves markets. The companies are working together to control approximately 60MW worth of assets of the country’s new fast frequency reserves (FFR), which has a total capacity of just under 70MW. ‍‍…

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Our CEO Simon Bushell’s opinion piece on demand response in The Energy Industry Times

Our CEO Simon Bushell’s opinion piece in The Energy Industry Times discusses the natural position for a future electricity system that will be dominated by  and the interaction between (independent) aggregators and traditional energy companies, in different countries in Europe. Simon also explains how European business association for digital and decentralised energy solutions, is helping…

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Demand response opportunities during challenging times

“Talking new energy” podcast from Delta EE features Sympower and Electricity Exchange, two aggregators in the C&I segment. They discuss, amongst other topics, the growing share of renewables in the energy mix and the challenges it brings in balancing the grid. But also the opportunities for demand response in these challenging times. Listen to the…

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Demand Peaks in Israel

What do dozens of people getting stuck in elevators have to do with Sympower? Due to the extreme heat wave experienced in the region, Israel reached an all time high peak consumption of 13.8 GW. Being so close to the maximum generation capacity, some blackouts occurred across the country causing dozens of people to get stuck in…

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Sympower among top 10 Central Eastern European Scaleups

We are excited to be among the TOP10 scaleups in the second edition of the CEE Scaleup Challenge from Vestbee. Sympower was founded in Estonia and we still have a very strong connection to this country as most of our engineering team is located there, led by our CTO Neeme Praks (who also happens to…

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Equigy platform from grid operators TenneT, Swissgrid and Terna gives consumers access to sustainable energy markets

Grid operators TenneT, Swissgrid and Terna have partnered up to use more flexibility from the crowd, making the European sustainable energy market more accessible to consumers who will not only help stabilizing the energy markets but also generate extra revenue. At Sympower we are well aware that the increasing role of renewable resources in the…

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Looking back at the last year

One year ago, Sympower was ranked by StartUS as one of the top 5 smart meter companies to watch out for. Looking back at these 12 month, we’d like to share our most exciting achievements: – we entered the Dutch and the Swedish market – we achieved market leadership in Finland – we raised €3…