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Press releases

Here you can find our most recent press releases. You can view older press releases' in the archive at the bottom of this page.

Thursday 6 June

To support the energy industry’s preparations for the 2024/2025 Winter period the ESO has published its annual Early View of Winter Outlook. Alongside this, the ESO has also published a Review of the 2023/24 Winter Outlook.  

Thursday 18 January

Following confirmation of market data the ESO can now confirm the outcomes of the first 6 test events and 2 live events held across November and December 2023.

Wednesday 13 December

To revolutionise the balancing mechanism, to support the delivery of net-zero, the ESO has developed the Open Balancing Platform.

Wednesday 15 November

The first event of this year’s Demand Flexibility service will take place between 5pm and 6:30pm on Thursday night (16 November 2023).


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