Consultation on Contractual Arrangements for the Procurement of a Low Carbon Inertia Service (LCIS)
SONI has today published a consultation paper on Contractual Arrangements for the procurement of a Low Carbon Inertia Service (LCIS).
This consultation paper covers the proposed contractual arrangements governing the provision of LCIS and a number of areas relating to the design and parameters of the LCIS procurement process. This consultation paper should be read in conjunction with the following accompanying documents (available under the questions in the 'Materials' section):
- proposed template for the Low Carbon Inertia Service Agreement between SONI and a service provider in Northern Ireland;
- proposed Low Carbon Inertia Service Protocol which specifies the compliance requirements which a LCIS service provider must satisfy as well as the performance monitoring procedures that will be applied;
- AFRY Management Consulting report entitled ‘Low Carbon Inertia Services (LCIS) – price cap and imbalance price proposals’ of April 2023.
Responses to the consultation, preferably structured in line with the specific questions raised in this paper, should be submitted via the SONI consultation portal before 09 June 2023.
Please note your response will be publicly available for viewing on the portal. If you require your response to remain confidential, please clearly state this in your response.
Note also that an information session will be held on 18 May 2023 from 09:00-10:30 If you would like to attend this information session, click here to register.
Should you require any further information about the consultation process, please contact us at SOEF@SONI.co.uk.