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Forecast volumes and costs

On this page we provide a breakdown of operating margin (OPMR), based on forecast volume of reserve, forecast volume of frequency response required, annual weighting factors for STOR contracts, and forecasts of BSUoS charges.

Frequency response requirement documents are now on the System balancing reports page.

You can find out more about the balancing services incentive scheme (BSIS) and balancing services use of system (BSUoS) on their respective pages.

BSUoS

Margin requirements