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Provision of ancillary services

The power system has to be in balance in order to ensure a reliable electricity distribution. To achieve balance, electricity production must be equal to electricity consumption at all times. Svenska kraftnät is the transmission system operator in Sweden. As part of the system responsibility, Svenska kraftnät procures different kind of reserves and ancillary services to balance the power system.

Read more about balancing.

In order to participate on ancillary service markets, you must cooperate with, or become, a Balancing Service Provider (BSP). This does not apply for FFR.

Guidance on the provision of reserves

More information on becoming a provider of ancillary services is found in our Guidance document: Guidance on the provision of reserves (.pdf) Opens in a new window