It is expected that in the future, ancillary services will be
required at distribution level. This work describes how one
these ancillary services, the PowerMax service, must be spec
ified within a market framework.
The basis of this work is the Flexibility Clearing House (FLE
CH) platform and the Distribution System Operator (DSO)
services defined in . The PowerMax service has been further
discussed in , and this technical report seeks to clarify
the implementation details first discussed in that paper.
The aim of the PowerMax service it to relieve congestion issue
s in the distribution system by establishing a maximum
power that a cluster of consumer devices may draw from the syste
m. The consumers will receive a payment for providing
this service, and the DSO will be able to postpone grid reinfo