Tender invitation for the provision of balancing services Jan - Mar 2020

NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG (NCG) is inviting bids for the provision of balancing services in the period from January 2020 up to and including March 2020 in order to meet its long-term balancing requirements in the multi-quality market area of NCG, with bids being requested for the supply of gas by providers (SystemBUY) on a ‘Rest-of-the-Day’ basis (product variant ‘RoD’) under the ‘Long-Term Options’ (LTO) balancing product.

NCG is procuring the reserves set out below to secure its market area against so-called ‘dynamic effects’ arising in the individual balancing zones and to increase the security of the gas supply in accordance with the 2015 policy paper on gas supply security published by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

SystemBUY balancing requirements [MWh/h]

Period

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

High CV zone North (HN)

404

1,615

1,615

High CV zone Central (HM)

404

1,615

1,615

High CV zone South (HS)

2.069

6,274

6,274

Low CV zones
(West (LW) and East (LO))

595

2,376

2,376

Total required

3,472

11,880

11,880

Contract periods:
Please note that bids are invited separately for each product for each of the following contract periods:

1 January 2020, 06:00 hours until 1 February 2020, 06:00 hours

1 February 2020, 06:00 hours until 1 March 2020, 06:00 hours

1 March 2020, 06:00 hours until 1 April 2020, 06:00 hours

Please note: The maximum number of permitted call days per lot and contract period is 14 gas days.

Bidding period:
If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 22 October 2019, 12:00 hours and 7 November 2019, 12:00 hours using our Bidding Platform.

NCG will accept bids by 8 November 2019, 12:00 hours by awarding individual contracts (“System Balancing Transaction Agreements”) for the above contract periods.

Please note that for clarification purposes NCG is planning amendments to the applicable Product Description “Long-Term Options” with effect from 1 January 2020. The product description with effect from 1 January 2020 is available here.

Contact

Michael Kutz
T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 944
Sina Ketschau

T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 991
Carolin Tuppat

T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 932
Julia Vos

T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 969

E balancing-gas@net-connect-germany.com