Vattenfall has bought 100 per cent of the shares of the Dutch artificial intelligence company Senfal, thereby adding new services for industry demand side flexibility and renewable generation optimization.

Senfal is a start-up that offers software services to large industrial customers, wind and solar farms as well as battery owners for unlocking value from flexibility.

Senfal’s automated demand response service steers the flexibility in assets, controlling and adjusting production schedules to monetize flexibility. 

Through its services, Senfal is able to substantially reduce the energy bill for large industrials and realize substantial improvements in power trading profits for wind and solar farms and battery owners. 

Senfal has developed a trading technology based on algorithms using Artificial Intelligence. This technology enables wind farm operators and large industrials to optimally use their assets. Trading robots make buy or sell decisions on short term energy markets in a fully autonomous and automated way. Senfal has currently 22 employees and is based in Amsterdam.
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This article first appeared in our sister title Electric Light & Power.

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