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BALANCING CAPACITY EXCHANGES

DEVELOPMENT OF METHODOLOGIES FOR EXCHANGES OF BALANCING CAPACITY


 
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Rules and processes for the exchange and procurement of balancing capacity

  

Pursuant to Article 33(1) of the EB Regulation, two or more TSOs exchanging or mutually willing to exchange balancing capacity need to develop a proposal for the establishment of common and harmonised rules and processes for the exchange and procurement of balancing capacity and submit it to all the concerned regulatory authorities for approval and to the Agency for information. Pursuant to Article 34(1) of the EB Regulation, these TSOs should allow balancing service providers to transfer their balancing capacity obligations, or they may develop a proposal for requesting an exemption and submit it to all the concerned regulatory authorities for approval and to the Agency for information.

 

Action 1: By June 2018, the TSOs of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands submitted to all the concerned regulatory authorities and the Agency the proposal for the establishment of common and harmonised rules and processes for the exchange and procurement of balancing capacity for Frequency Containment Reserves (FCR).

Action 2: By June 2018, the TSOs of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands submitted to all the concerned regulatory authorities and the Agency the proposal for the exemption from the obligation to allow balancing service providers to transfer their obligations to provide transfer of balancing capacity for Frequency Containment Reserves (FCR).

 

You can find documents related to the above actions here.

You can find the exact dates of the above actions in the implementation table here.

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