Site information:

  • There is one cooling asset on-site, which consumes 3MW.
  • There is also one CHP asset on-site. This is able to generate 3.5MW (of which 0.5MW can be exported to the grid). The minimum operating level is 1.5MW.
  • It costs £130/MWh to generate electricity on-site, using the CHP asset.

Market information:

A Distribution Use of System (DUoS) 'red band' is forecasted at 16:00-17:00, meaning that these costs will be higher during this period.

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