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Postcode Checker

Check if your asset is within a Constraint Management Zone (CMZ) - Postcode Checker

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How much revenue could your asset earn? - Value Calculation Tool

Signposting Map

Find out where we are likely to need flexibility in the future - WPDs signposting Map

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Downloadable Documents

DocumentDescription

Webinar - Routes to participation. 2019 Procurement cycle 2

PDF copy of slides presented in Flexible Power Webinars on 15th & 22nd July. 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 is available here

Procurement ProcessDetails 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 NotesAssistance document to support your understanding of the T&Cs.
Guide to API Set-up & UAT TestingA 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 ChecklistThis checklist summarises the stages and tasks required for a participant to go live.
Participant Portal GuideA guide on how to use the participant portal, includes; access, declare availability, and view statements.
Payment MechanicsA presentation explaining how the payment mechanisms work.
Example Performance StatementAn example of the performance statement created post a response event.
Example Earnings StatementAn example of the earning statement created at the end of each month.
Example Event Earnings ReportAn example of the payment breakdown of utilisation earnings created post a response event.
Billing Guide & Payment Set-up FormAn overview of the monthly billing cycle and the form to send us your payment details.
Baselining MethodologyA presentation explaining our Baselining Methodology.
Service Partner AgreementFor aggregators who wish to become a Flexible Power Service Partner.
Service Partner GuidelinesGuidelines on the on the process and responsibilities of becoming a Flexible Power Service Partner.
Dispatch PrinciplesAn explanation of how we dispatch at times when availability exceeds requirement.
Pricing StrategyDetails of both our fixed price and ‘best offer’ pricing.
Clearing ProcessDetails of the process we will apply when assessing zonal pricing during the procurement stage.
Month Ahead Availability ForecastsUpdated ahead of each new month with a forcast of WPDs avialability requirements for each operational zone. Active participants can use this to inform their week ahead declarations.
GlossaryThe ENA has produced a helpful glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations found in the energy network industry.
Flexible Power - the first year in numbersAn infographic summary of how WPD has been actively using Flexible Power across its network throughout 2018.

 

Procurement Activities

Procurement TimetableWPD conducts 2 procurement cycles per year. This document provides the proposed procurement window dates for the next 2 years.
2019 Procurememt Cycle 2 Requirements

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.  (Available from 7th Oct 2019)

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 TrialSummary of both requirements and results from WPDs initial flexibility trial.