Commercial opportunities in UK’s £1bn ancillary services market (2014 / 2015)

Jun 09, 2015 No Comments by

Ancillary services are a suite of specialist services and markets provided by the system operator to facilitate and support the continuous flow of electricity and ensure demand matches supply and balance supply and demand in the final hour before settlement. The purpose of ancillary services is to provide support across the whole of the electricity […]

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Fast Reserve Market to Support Sudden Changes in Grid Frequency Worth £130m in 2014 / 2015

Jun 03, 2015 No Comments by

Fast Reserve provides the rapid and reliable delivery of active power through an increased output from generation or a reduction in consumption from demand sources, following receipt of an electronic despatch instruction from National Grid. Fast Reserve is used, in addition to other energy balancing services, to control frequency changes that might arise from sudden, […]

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