The Enduring Auction Capability (EAC) is being designed to deliver co-optimised procurement for our day-ahead Frequency Response and Reserve products. It is envisioned that this method of procurement will allow us to meet our needs in the most efficient way, while enabling providers to participate in multiple markets.
In the future, this procurement method could extend to new services and products. This may require different algorithms for auctions at various regularity, such as intra-day, day-ahead, and so on.
We are eager to understand your views and so encourage you to contact us if you have any questions, feedback or would like to set up a meeting with the team.
Please find below information on previous events we have held for the EAC, including webinar recordings and slides available to download.
We have published an explainer document, which gives an overview of some of the elements of the market design, and contains some simple examples of the construction of basic sell orders.
Download the Market Design Explainer
You can also download our Q&A document which will be regularly updated.
EAC webinar – 23 May 2023
On 23 May 2023, we held a webinar to update industry on the proposed sell-order design, a demo of the new UI, as well as project updates. Below you can find the relevant material shared during the webinar as well as an API quick start guide:
Detailed Market Design – 17 February 2023
On 17 February 2023, we held the second webinar to update industry on the progress we have made on the Detailed Market Design of the EAC project.
Industry Webinar – 15 December 2022
On 15 December 2022, ESO held the first webinar to update industry on the progress we have made on the High-Level Market Design of the Enduring Auction Capability (EAC) project, including the feedback we have received from industry to date.
Sell Order Design – 19 January 2023
As part of the SMP Show and Listen workshop on 19 January 2023, we presented the format of the sell order design for the EAC as part of our work for the Detailed Design phase of the project.
Download the EAC Sell Order Design
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Read our May2023 update.