National Grid Cancel DSBR for Winter 2016

National Grid Cancel DSBR for Winter 2016

Recent news states that the National Grid have cancelled DSBR for Winter 2016. DSBR stands for Demand Side Balancing Reserve and was due to commence in three months’ time. It was created for companies that have not already tried to reduce, or alter, their energy demand.

The fact that the winter power scheme has been cancelled so close to its launch, means that many companies have lost confidence in the National Grid’s reliability.

For some, the cancellation of DSBR has been a described as a decision that is not considering the long-term, while it has also been suggested that the National Grid will be using its Power Responsive Campaign to tackle energy demand this winter.

The Energy Desk can help

At The Energy Desk (TED), we understand that this news may come as a shock for companies who may now be worrying about their fuel needs over the coming winter months. However, it is hoped that the National Grid will use their Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) over the next few months.

If you are a company that have been taken aback by the news and would like to consider TED’s commercial energy services, take a look at what we have to offer:

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Contact The Energy Desk

Following the news of the DSBR cancellation, it may be beneficial to get in contact with TED to see how we can help you with your business’ energy requirements.

Whether you are a local shop or blue chip company, we’ll be more than happy to help, get in contact with us.

Alternatively, you can call us directly on  03330 151 221  or 01282 798 614.

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