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Natural Gas

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 10 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his definition of the National Balancing Point is. (255213)

The National Balancing Point (NBP) is a notional point which represents the National Transmission System (NTS) for balancing purposes. Gas trading in Great Britain takes place via the NBP, which provides a virtual trading location for buying and selling into and out of the NTS.