Program 03: EMERGENCY

The Emergency message would normally correspond to the System Operator issuing a Customer Advice Notice (CAN) or Grid Emergency Notice (GEN). The signal indicates a predefined load reduction with 3 being the highest level (100%) and 0 being no reduction or maintaining normal operation. The flexibility supplier must action an Emergency event.

Programme Detail:

  • Location: Network-wide or geo-targetted.
  • Event Active Period: Minimum 30 minutes.
  • Load change required: Specified by EDB.
  • Timing (start time, end time): Specified by EDB.
  • Event ID.

Pre-event notification: No pre-event notification will occur. The Dispatch Instruction will occur in near real-time.

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