Record levels of local flexibility have been contracted in 2021, with an uplift of 45% on 2020 already.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution has released its largest single offering of flexibility services zones.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has concluded its latest flexibility tender, securing 16.7MW across three contracts.
Current± caught up with Alex Howison, part of ENA’s Open Networks flexibility services product team and flexible solutions manager at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks about the challenges of bringing in a common agreement, the framework approach and the need for greater flexibility to enable decarbonisation.
Network operator SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has put out a call for flexibility, with a tender for 1.4GW of services across areas in SP Manweb and SP Distribution.
SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has procured 140MW of flexibility contracts in its latest tender, the first in which it has tendered for low voltage flexibility.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has called on generators to “signpost” their interest in providing 250MWs of flexibility to the energy system.
Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid calls for up to 19MW of flexibility to manage growth from low carbon energy providers.
Electricity North West (ENW) has put out its largest flexibility tender ever, seeking up to 122MW of flexibility.