Trading control point

24/7 response to emergency events as required under the Grid code to ensure compliance.
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Wood Group’s asset management specialists act as trading and control point on behalf of wind farm owners and developers, a requirement for some wind farms to meet Grid code obligations and to participate in the Balancing Mechanism.

With National Grid approved communication software and a direct communication line, Wood Group will be the named provider of trading and control point services, providing 24/7 response to emergency events as required under the Grid code to ensure compliance.
This service includes:

  • 24/7 control point with response to National Grid instructions within a two minute time period
  • Maintenance and outage reporting to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) off-taker, National grid and transmission provider
  • Provision of 10-minute data to the PPA off-taker
  • Management of electronic dispatch and logging (EDL) and electronic data transfer (EDT) equipment and software, hosted by Wood Group’s control centre in Glasgow
  • Submission of data to transmission outage and generator availability (TOGA) and submission of data to Elexon
  • Participation in the balancing mechanism within two minute timeframe.

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