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spring 2020- RfP

Request for Proposal Spring 2020

The deadline for submissions to this request for proposal was 12 noon on Monday 18th May 2020.

This Request for Proposal (RfP) was seeking Flexible Services for four areas:

  • Claughton
  • Golborne
  • Higher Walton
  • Sebergham

You can find out more information including the times and sizes of requirements by downloading the requirement document below. 

Unfortunately the bids received for this requirement did not demonstrate efficient investment of our customer's money. We will continue to review the requirements at these sites.

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Requirement overview


Service Type When to act

 Network  location

 Feeding post codes

Capacity required    (kVA)

Certainty of utilisation Risk to network assets Delivery start date

        Availability window

Estimated availability rate Estimated utilisation rate


Days Times
Dynamic Post-fault Claughton LA2 8, LA2 9 50 Low High Oct-20 Sep-Mar All week 07:00 – 09:30  & 17:00-20:00 Up to 1100hrs pa Up to 40 hrs pa
Dynamic & Secure Post-fault & Scheduled Golborne WA11 9,  WA12 0, 8&9, WA3 1-8, WN1 1, 4&5, WN7 3&4 & WN4 8 7800 High High Apr-20 Oct-Mar All week 07:00 – 21:30

Up to 2700 hrs pa

Up to 310 hrs pa
Dynamic Post-fault Higher Walton BB2 7, PR5 0,4&8, PR6 8  7400 Low High Nov-20 All year All week All day Up to 7000 hrs pa Up to 40 hrs pa
Dynamic Post-fault Sebergham  CA5 7, CA7 1 & 8 150 Low High Nov-22 Nov-Mar Mon-Fri 08:30-09:30 & 17:30-19:00 Up to 375 hrs pa Up to 40 hrs pa


Request for proposal documents