The Nordic TSOs have decided to procure a total volume of up to 300 MW for weekdays (Monday to Friday) during the second half of 2017. The TSOs will procure aFRR for the morning and evening hours when the frequency variations are most challenging.
Nordic Grid Development Plan and Generation Adequacy Assessment presented as part of upcoming joint Nordic solutions report
The transmission system operators (TSOs) of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway just launched two common documents: A Nordic Grid Development Plan and a common report on Generation Adequacy, including market measures to assure adequacy and a methodology for assessment. The two documents are responses to tasks set out by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The parties of the European project MARI invites stakeholders to a workshop which will be held on 4 September 2017 at the ENTSO-E premises in Brussels.
In order to meet future challenges to the Nordic power system, and at the same time fully benefit from the European market development, the Swedish and Norwegian TSOs are taking the first steps towards an updated power system balancing model. The model is founded on proven methodology and modern IT solutions. The Finnish and Danish TSOs are invited to join.
On April 5, 2017, nineteen European Transmission System Operators signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the design, implementation and operation of a new manual frequency restoration reserve platform.
The four Nordic TSOs (Statnett, Svenska kraftnät, Fingrid, and Energinet.dk) are jointly performing an analysis of how to implement 15 minute imbalance settlement period (ISP) in the Nordics. Introducing 15 minute imbalance settlement is part of the upcoming guideline on Electricity Balancing. With 15 minute ISP all imbalances will be settled over a 15 minute time period instead of the current 60 minute time period and market players will have the opportunity to trade 15 minute products.
The Nordic transmission system operators (TSOs) have prepared a detailed report describing the Nordic balancing philosophy to outline the principles and strategy behind the current rules and procedures for the balancing process.
Ulla Sandborgh was today appointed new CEO and Director General of Svenska kraftnät by the Swedish government. Ulla Sandborgh will assume her new position March 1st 2017.
At the Nordic TSO meeting 16 November, CEOs signed an agreement on new RSC joint office to enable enhanced regional system operation, and on the implementation of the new Nordic market for the automatic reserves. Actions that will ensure system security for the Nordic power system in the future. The CEOs also approved the time line for preparing the follow-up report "Challenges and Opportunities for the Nordic Power System" to be published next summer.
The Nordic TSOs have decided to procure a total volume up to 300 MW during weekdays (Monday to Friday) in the first half-year 2017. The TSOs will procure aFRR in the morning and evening hours where the frequency variations are most challenging.