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Project FCR-Design finalized

The FCR-Design project, which is a continuation of the project "Review of the Frequency Containment Process (FCP)", has been finalized. The goal of the project has been to review and harmonize the technical requirements for FCR-D with the goal of relaxing the requirements in order to ease pre-qualification / pre-qualify more capacity/units, based on the results from the FCP-project.

Summary of media attention and actions taken

Throughout the month of January a newspaper has published several articles about Svenska kraftnät, painting a picture Svenska kraftnät does not agree with. There are however, as stated in the articles, shortcomings in our routines surrounding security screening and new hire entry into our facilities as well as shortcomings in our systematic work against irregularities.

Procurement of automatic Frequency Restoration Reserve (aFRR) in Q3/2018

The Nordic TSOs have decided to continue with procurement of a total volume up to 300 MW during weekdays (Monday to Friday) in Q3/2018 (July-September). The basis for the procurement is the targeted frequency quality level and the TSOs will continue to procure aFRR in the morning and evening hours where the frequency variations are most challenging. An evaluation will be done for each quarter of the year.

Common solutions are vital in the Future Nordic Power System

The power system will experience major changes due to climate policies, technological development and new regulatory frameworks. Today the Nordic TSOs present a report on common solutions for the future Nordic power system.