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‘Essentially manual’ balancing system takes the strain as National Grid’s new dispatch software is delayed until 2018

Full introduction of a new electricity balancing system (EBS) that will let National Grid make better use of demand-side response, small generators and new flexibility options has been delayed until at least 2018. When the software procurement was competed in 2010 it was expected to go live in 2013. The latest revised schedule follows test running last winter that was expected to move directly to handover.

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