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Downloadable Documents

Document Description

Webinar - Routes to participation. 2020 Procurement cycle 2

PDF copy of slides presented in Flexible Power Webinars on 17th & 22nd Jul 2020. Details the steps required of interest parties to be eligible to tender for provision of Demand Response services.

Responses to all Q&A asked throughout all of the Webinars is available here.

A recording of the webinar held on 22nd July 2020 can be viewed here.

Procurement Process Details of the full process all interested parties are required to follow in order to to eligible to tender for participation in Flexible Power.
CMZ Terms & Conditions

Our latest version of the T&Cs applicable to Flexible Power.

(A tracked version showing changes from our previous version is available here.)

Contract Assistance Notes Assistance document to support your understanding of the T&Cs.
Guide to API Set-up & UAT Testing A guide on how to build and test the Application Programme Interface (API) and how to carry out necessary testing with the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) environment.
Participant Checklist This checklist summarises the stages and tasks required for a participant to go live.
Participant Portal Guide A guide on how to use the participant portal, includes; access, declare availability, and view statements.
Payment Mechanics A presentation explaining how the payment mechanisms work.
Example Performance Statement An example of the performance statement created post a response event.
Example Earnings Statement An example of the earning statement created at the end of each month.
Example Event Earnings Report An example of the payment breakdown of utilisation earnings created post a response event.
Billing Guide & Payment Set-up Form An overview of the monthly billing cycle and the form to send us your payment details.
Baselining Methodology A presentation explaining our Baselining Methodology.
Service Partner Agreement For aggregators who wish to become a Flexible Power Service Partner.
Service Partner Guidelines Guidelines on the on the process and responsibilities of becoming a Flexible Power Service Partner.
Dispatch Principles An explanation of how we dispatch at times when availability exceeds requirement.
Pricing Strategy Details of both our fixed price and ‘best offer’ pricing.
Clearing Process Details of the process we will apply when assessing zonal pricing during the procurement stage.
Month Ahead Availability Forecasts Updated ahead of each new month with a forecast of WPDs availability requirements for each operational zone. Active participants can use this to inform their week ahead declarations.
Glossary The ENA has produced a helpful glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations found in the energy network industry.
Spring/Summer 2019/20 Flexible Power Newsletter

Our bi-annual newsletters which provide latest news and updates around our Flexible Power offering.

Autumn/Winter 2019 Newsletter.

Flexible Power - Annual year in numbers Report

An infographic summary of how WPD has been actively using Flexible Power across its network throughout 2019.

See our 2018 year in numbers report here

 

Procurement Activities

Procurement Timetable WPD conducts 2 procurement cycles per year. This document provides the proposed procurement window dates for the next 2 years.

2020 Procurement Cycle 2 Requirements

2020 Procurement Cycle 2 Results

The requirements document details in full the flexibility requirements that WPD is seeking within each procurement cycle.

The results documents provides detailed information on the volumes procured through each cycle.

2020 Procurement Cycle 1 Requirements

2020 Procurement Cycle 1 Results

The requirements document details in full the flexibility requirements that WPD is seeking within each procurement cycle.

The results documents provides detailed information on the volumes procured through each cycle.

2019 Procurememt Cycle 2 Requirements

2019 Procurement Cycle 2 Results

The requirements document details in full the flexibility requirements that WPD is seeking within each procurement cycle.

The results documents provides detailed information on the volumes procured through each cycle.

2019 Procurement Cycle 1 Requirements

2019 Procurement Cycle 1 Results

The requirements document details in full the flexibility requirements that WPD is seeking within each procurement cycle.

The results documents provides detailed information on the volumes procured through each cycle.

2018 Procurement Requirements

2018 Procurement Results

The requirements document details in full the flexibility requirements that WPD is seeking within each procurement cycle.

The results documents provides detailed information on the volumes procured through each cycle.

Procurement results from the 2017/18 Midlands Trial Summary of both requirements and results from WPDs initial flexibility trial.