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  • Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) Tender Documentation

  • Supplemental Balancing Reserve is a new service designed to support National Grid in balancing the system in the unlikely event that there is insufficient capacity in the market to meet demand. SBR is targeted at generators who would otherwise be closed, mothballed or generally unavailable to the market, and would only be used as a last resort by the system operator after all commercial balancing actions have been taken. Potential service providers are invited to tender for the provision of SBR in accordance with the documentation below:

  • SBR Tender 2016/17 

  • 29 Feb 2016
    SBR Market Update Winter 201617
    246 KB

    18 Dec 2015
    SBR Market Information - Winter 201617 - Final
    322 KB

    04 Dec 2015
    SBR 2016_17 Market Update
    152 KB

    04 Dec 2015
    SBR 2016_17 Procurement Methodology FINAL
    527 KB

    04 Dec 2015
    SBR 2016_17 Volume Requirement Methodology FINAL
    882 KB

    16 Nov 2015
    SBR Indicative Terms 2016_17
    305 KB

    16 Nov 2015
    SBR Indicative Terms Comparison
    444 KB

    16 Nov 2015
    SBR Contract Schedules 2016_17
    437 KB

    16 Nov 2015
    SBR Contract Schedules Comparison
    565 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 Invitation to Tender
    102 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 Overview
    222 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 FAQs
    509 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 Tender Sheets
    206 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 Tender Explanation and Guidance Document
    307 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR Service Description and Tender Process 2016_17
    180 KB

    03 Nov 2015
    SBR 2016-17 Procurement Methodology DRAFT
    573 KB

  • SBR Tender 2015/16 - Round 2 

  • 24 Jun 2015
    SBR Winter 2015-16 TR2 Market Report
    275 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 FAQs
    224 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 Invitation to Tender
    50 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 Tender Sheets
    72 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 Tender Explanation and Guidance Document
    125 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 Indicative Contract Terms
    701 KB

    02 Mar 2015
    SBR 2015-16 Service Description and Tender Process
    121 KB

  • SBR Tender 2015/16 - Round 1

  • SBR Winter 2015-16 Market Report - Updated
    89 KB

    SBR Winter 2015-16 Round 1 Market Report
    88 KB

    SBR Invitation to Tender
    31 KB

    SBR 2015 Tender Explanation and Guidance Document
    383 KB

    SBR Winter 2015 Tender Sheets
    208 KB

    SBR FAQs 201516
    556 KB

    SBR Service Description and Tender Process
    97 KB

    SBR Indicative Contract
    355 KB

  • SBR Tender 2014/15

  • SBR Winter 2014-15 Market Report
    60 KB

    SBR Clarification Note 1
    34 KB

    SBR Invitation to Tender 201415
    14 KB

    SBR Service Description and Tender Process
    111 KB

    SBR Winter 2014 Tender Sheets
    138 KB

    SBR 2014 Tender Explanation and Guidance Document
    193 KB

    201415 SBR Contract Terms
    438 KB

    SBR FAQs
    191 KB