Tender invitation for the provision of balancing services in Q1 2020

NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co (NCG) is inviting bids for the provision of balancing services in the period indicated below in order to meet its long-term balancing requirements in the multi-quality market area NCG, with bids being requested for the “Hour” product variant of the Long Term Option (LTO) product.

For the “Hour” product variant of the “LTO” product, bids are being invited for both the receipt (SystemSELL) and the supply (SystemBUY) of gas by providers, with providers to take and make delivery of low CV gas at the system points specified below.


Balancing requirements



Product variant



1 January 2020, 06:00 hours to 1 April 2020, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

Low CV gas (L)


SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone/ system point

LW (low CV zone “West”) /

LO (low CV zone “East”) /

Requirement [MWh/h]

(in each direction)

(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1lot = 10MW)




Contract period:
Bids for the above mentioned product is invited for the period from 1 January 2020, 06:00 hours to 1 April 2020, 06:00 hours.

Bidding period:
If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 26 November 2019, 12:00 hours and 10 December 2019, 12:00 hours through our
Bidding Platform.

NCG accepts bids by 11 December 2019, 12:00 hours by awarding individual contracts (“System Balancing Transaction Agreements”) for the above contract period.


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