Triads are the three half-hour periods of highest GB demand, separated by at least 10 days, between November and February. Triads can occur in any half-hourly period but typically fall between 17:00 & 18:30.
On Monday, National Grid confirmed the Triad periods for winter 2016/17 – see below.
|Date:||Half Hour Ending:|
|5th December 2016||17:30|
|5th January 2017||17:30|
|23rd January 2017||17:30|
National Grid also recently published the Triad rates for 2017/18 and in line with the previous forecast, rates for North East England & both Scottish regions have fallen, with rates in other regions rising between 5-10%.
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