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Nordic balancing moves forward

The work on a future Nordic balancing model continues forward and all five Nordic Transmission System Operators (TSOs) have agreed to a Memorandum of understanding. This paves the way towards the future balancing of the Nordic power system, including the introduction of modernized Area Control Error (ACE) as the balancing method. The aim of the TSOs is to have one common Nordic Load-Frequency (LFC) block, consisting of 11 LFC areas corresponding to the current bidding zones.

Small adjustments to balance responsible parties’ fees

On September 28th, Svenska kraftnät's board decided on small adjustments to the level of the fees collected from balance responsible parties as set out in appendix 6 of the Balance Responsibility Agreement.

Nordic common project for review of primary reserve requirements – finalized phase 1

In the end of 2014, the Nordic TSOs launched the common FCP project ('Revision of the Frequency Containment Process') (www.svk.se). The aim with the project was to review and harmonize the requirements for primary frequency controlled reserves (FCR-N and FCR-D) in the Nordics, with the superior goal of improvement of the frequency quality.