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the aFRR market: capacity and energy

April 2024
as more and more countries in Europe are becoming operational members of PICASSO, the aFRR energy and capacity markets are crucial components of your power asset optimization strategy. this white paper goes into the differences between FCR, aFRR, and mFRR and lays out the intricacies, opportunities, and challenges of the aFRR market structure in a comprehensive and understandable manner.
the best part: you get to spend a day in the aFRR market with us as we explore our cross-market trading dashboard in detail.
afrr market fcr

all about that BESS: battery glossary

December 2023
this dictionary is your personal go-to guide for all terminology related to battery energy storage systems (BESS). from the basics to the complexities, the glossary foregoes wordy definitions and explains 86 terms and abbreviations in a simple and illustrative manner.
this glossary contains 68 must-know terms and abbreviations across 10 different categories related to the battery storage space.
battery glossary bess glossary
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visiting battery markets in Europe and the US

September 2023
the declining cost of battery technology and its valuable contribution to the energy transition make battery energy storage systems (BESS) attractive to innovators and investors alike. but how prepared is the market for the inevitable rise in commercial battery storage?
this white paper investigates several markets in Europe and the US to illustrate the vast potential of battery monetization.
visiting battery markets in Europe and the US
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all about that BESS:

the road to net zero goes through battery storage 

June 2023
as pressure to expand the share of renewables in the energy mix intensifies, battery storage systems emerge as promising tools for accomplishing this feat. the commercial and technological complexity of these assets prompts many questions about their role in the market design.
this white paper gives you a comprehensive overview of the technology and its marketing opoortunities.
all about that BESS
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how to get started with enspired  

20 September 2022
starting a business relationship is exciting for everyone involved: it offers excellent opportunities to grow, learn and accomplish something great together that, in the long run, will not only benefit the parties themselves but their customers as well. still, going into business with someone new can also be slightly intimidating as it brings up many questions and unknowns. what can I expect from this partnership? what does the partner provide and what will I have to do? are there any risks involved, and if so, what kind of support can I expect? 
this 9-page guide gets rid of the question marks and gives you all the information you need for teaming up with us.
how to get started with enspired
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how to choose the right TaaS partner  

24 May 2022

develop your own trading software, buy one from another company or partner with a service provider. these are your options when you’re considering profiting from the flexibility of your energy assets. going with a service provider saves you not only money but also a lot of inconvenience. whether it’s issues related to market access, software or data everything is taken care of by the provider. if you decide on utilizing a trading partner, another question arises: how do you select the right one?
this useful guide details the most important criteria for choosing the ideal trading as a service (TaaS) provider to aid your decision process.
how to choose the right TaaS partner
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the energy market of the future 

27 April 2022

the energy industry used to be slow and conservative, but the pace of change is accelerating as increasing decarbonization measures are turning the industry on its head. the transition to renewables is the biggest and fastest shift to ever occur in the energy sector, which causes not only political tensions but also grid instabilities and technological problems that require addressing to reach both sustainability and safety of supply. 
this 20-page white paper gives you an overview of the current energy market situation and advises you on how to best prepare for the future.
the energy market of the future

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