Electricity North West announces flexibility tender


A TOTAL of 15.4MW of flexibility services are required in the areas of Claughton, Golborne, Higher Walton and Sebergham through a combination of Secure and Dynamic responses.

This is the first flexibility tender in Great Britain to be issued using the newly agreed common definitions for active power flexibility services across Distribution Network Operators: Sustain; Secure; Dynamic and Restore.

Simon Brooke, Head of Distribution System Operator transition commented on the tender: “The use of industry agreed terminology for flexibility services is to help facilitate participation through the transparency and simplification of information available.

“This early adoption shows our commitment to remove barriers to entry into this nascent market and to encourage participation as much as possible.”

This Request for Proposal opens for submissions on Friday 17 April and closes on Monday 18 May.

The full details of the services required can be found here

Interested parties are asked to register via the Electricity North West website to guarantee participation.

These requirements will be explained in further detail at the company March event.

For more information and to book a place, visit here