What is the balancing market?


Svenska kraftnät is responsible for maintaining the balance between electricity consumption and generation in the Swedish electricity system. To do so, we purchase and activate support services. Trade must be conducted in a transparent, cost-effective and non-discriminatory manner.
Svenska kraftnät is responsible for securing markets for ancillary services.
A support service provides a certain capability that the power system needs, such as an up or down regulation of electricity production or consumption.

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