Business case - Energy Pool successfully provides frequency regulation to RTE

Business case

Energy Pool successfully provides frequency regulation to RTE

Situation

RTE used to procure ancillary services from generation units only. RTE wanted to introduce competition on this market by opening it to Demand Response.

Challenge

Ancillary services require to follow dynamically frequency deviations on a second by second basis, 24/7/365.

OPERATIONS

Deliverables & benefits

Ancillary services provided by Energy Pool proved:
• A better reliability (100%), and
• A better profitability (lower prices) than generation assets.