Transmission System Operator (TSO) - Meaning

23Nov, 23

Transmission System Operator (TSO) - Meaning

An organisation responsible for ensuring the efficient use and reliable operation of a supply network such as power generation facilities. Individual TSOs may cover whole countries or regions. The responsibilities may vary by jurisdiction and include co-ordinating capacity allocation, overseeing the balancing of inputs and outputs, managing system emergencies and reserves, ensuring new facilities are built when needed and settlement of charges for the use of the network.