Northern Powergrid will be seeking expressions of interest for flexibility services for next winter.
Initial information was presented at a stakeholder group and it expects to announce dates for the tender shortly. It will be seeking around 14MW of response from nine locations in its area. The network wants response in the Newcastle, York, Bridlington, Hull, Goole, Scunthorpe, Sheffield, Huddersfield and Dewsbury areas. It is using Piclo to collect the data (giving Piclo a full suite of DNOs on its platform).
Although the company was seeking bids for specific areas it is inviting flexibility providers in other areas to get in touch because over the next decade NPG expects its response requirement to triple. It expects be seeking response of up to 40MW in 2023-2030.