Consultation on Contractual Arrangements for the Procurement of a Low Carbon Inertia Service (LCIS) - Outcomes

Closed28 Apr, 2023, 12:01 - 9 Jun, 2023, 17:00

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The consultation

EirGrid and SONI have published a consultation on the proposed contractual arrangements governing the provision of a Low Carbon Inertia Service (LCIS) and a number of areas relating to the design and parameters of the LCIS procurement process. 

 

Your views and suggestions

Stakeholders were invited to respond outlining their views on the proposed contractual arrangements.

 

Outcomes

Please see our recommendations paper which should be read in conjunction with the corresponding SEM Committee decision and the accompanying documents linked below.

 

Questions

Q1. Do you have any comments on the extension of the period between LCIS contract Effective Date and the Target Go-Live Date from 33 months to 36 months?
Q2. Do you have any comments on the clauses introduced regarding prohibition/participation in other System Services arrangements?
Q3. Do you have any comments on the clauses regarding Grid Code compliance?
Q4. Do you have any comments on the proposed Performance Security section?
Q5. Do you have any comments on the remaining content of the main body of the LCIS Agreement?
Q6. Do you have any comments with respect to the content of the Schedules of the LCIS Agreement?
Q7. Do you have any comments with respect to the Scalars (Synchronisation Dispatch Performance / Reactive Power Product / Availability Performance / Consumption Performance) and Trip Charge proposed?
Q8. Do you have any comments on the remaining content of the LCIS Protocol?
Q9. Do you have any comments with the additional clarification proposed regarding the planning permission requirement?
Q10. Do you have any comments on the modified locational quantity criteria?
Q11. Do you have any comments on the proposed approach for the price cap?
Q12. Do you have any comments with the proposed imbalance prices to be used in the LCIS tender evaluation process?
Q13. Do you have any comments on the proposed contract execution deadline and the fact that in Ireland grid connection offer will be processed following contract execution?