We procure services to balance demand and supply and to ensure the security and quality of electricity supply across Britain's transmission system.
To see a comprehensive list of balancing services and related areas, please go to the List of all balancing services page.
For a list of the Aggregators we contract with, please see Aggregator List
The ESO Balancing Services guidance document provides a starting point for new Providers and was developed in response to feedback from new and existing providers. This document provides signposts to information on the wider electricity market, as well as guidance on each stage of the provider journey, from signing a Framework Agreement through to Settlement. We welcome your views and will be making continuous improvements based on feedback received. Let us know your thoughts by taking our short survey.