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Obligatory Reactive Power Service (ORPS)

Obligatory Reactive Power Service (ORPS)

Ancillary Services

The obligatory reactive power service (ORPS) is the provision of varying reactive power output. At any given output generators may be requested to produce or absorb reactive power to help manage system voltages close to its point of connection. All generators covered by the requirements of the Grid Code are required to have the capability to provide reactive power. Provided here is data on utilisation (in MVARh) of this service per balancing mechanism unit and per month.

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Name Format Last Changed Download
Obligatory Reactive Power Guide pdf 10 months ago Explore
Reactive Default Payment Rate-october- 2020 pdf 13 days ago Explore
Reactive Utilisation xlsx 22 days ago Explore

Additional Info

Field Value
Creator National Grid Electricity System Operator
Date Created 2019-12-10T15:54:29.193193
Source
Rights National Grid ESO Open Data Licence
Update Frequency Monthly

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# Get a list of dataset's resources
curl -L -s https://data.nationalgrideso.com/ancillary-services/obligatory-reactive-power-service-orps-utilisation/datapackage.json | grep path

# Get resources
curl -L https://data.nationalgrideso.com/backend/dataset/7e142b03-8650-4f46-8420-7ce1e84e1e5b/resource/0a74a789-d9fc-46cc-9554-e4e04c1e8014/download/obligatory-reactive-power-guide.pdf curl -L https://data.nationalgrideso.com/backend/dataset/7e142b03-8650-4f46-8420-7ce1e84e1e5b/resource/e2e6f74c-ebca-48b3-b2ae-e4652d296dca/download/reactive-default-payment-rate-oct-2020.pdf curl -L https://data.nationalgrideso.com/backend/dataset/7e142b03-8650-4f46-8420-7ce1e84e1e5b/resource/d91e4fd2-1f27-4d0b-8473-b4b19af7f3dc/download/reactive-utilisation-july-2020.xlsx