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.
NEW! The ESO Balancing Services guidance document has been developed in response to feedback from new and existing providers. This document provides signposts to information on the wider electricity market, in addition to guidance on each stage of the provider journey, from signing a Framework Agreement 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.