Aggregator Enernoc was awarded contracts worth £3.9m in the capacity market auction specifically for turn down demand-side response (DSR). The aggregator took 86.88MW of 312MW derated capacity procured at £45/kW, roughly 28% of the total.
Nine other firms were successful in their bids in the final Transitional Arrangements (TA) capacity auction for delivery next winter.
Fellow aggregator Kiwi Power took the next biggest share with 60MW, worth £2.7m. Eon took 36MW, worth £1.6m; Tata Steel won 35MW (£1.58M);Aggregator and licensed energy supplier Smartest Energy landed 34.752MW (£1.56m); industrial gases firm BOC took 19MW (£855k); Limejump, another aggregator with a supply licence, won 17.508MW (£788k); UK Power Reserve was awarded 10MW (£450k); EDF was successful with 8.687MW (£390k), and Energy Pool UK won contracts for 4.344MW, worth £195k.
Some 88% of the capacity (275MW) procured is for new capacity, classified as unproven DSR, with the remaining 37MW procured proven DSR.
In total 372.987MW derated capacity was prequalified for the auction, meaning that roughly 60MW failed to secure a contract. These were two capacity market units from Smartest Energy and one from Energy Pool UK.
See the full provisional results here.
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