Tender invitation for the provision of balancing services in Q2 2021

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 “Rest-of-the-Day” (RoD) and "Hour" product variant of the “Long-Term Options” (LTO) product as well as for the bilateral “Short-Call Balancing Services” (SCB) product.

Please note that only bids for the receipt of gas by providers (SystemSELL) are being invited for the RoD product variant of the LTO product, with providers to take delivery of high CV gas in the balancing zone specified below. For the Hour product variant of the LTO product and for the SCB 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 in the balancing zone specified below.

The tenders are carried out – depending on the product – for the 2nd quarter 2021 and the month April 2021.

Characteristics of the tender for the 2nd quarter 2021:

Balancing requirements

Product

LTO

Product variant

RoD

Hour

Period

1 April 2021, 06:00 hours
to 1 July 2021, 06:00 hours

1 April 2021, 06:00 hours
to 1 July 2021, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

High CV gas (H)

Low CV gas (L)

Direction

SystemSELL

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone

HS
(high CV zone “South”)

LW
(low CV zone “West”)

Requirement [MWh/h]

2,150*

2,000
(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1 lot = 10 MW)

215*

200

 * Please note with regard to the product variant RoD that throughout the entire Contract Period no limit applies as to the number of permitted Call Days.

 

Characteristics of the tender for the month April 2021:

Product

SCB

Period

1 April 2021, 06:00 hours
to 1 May 2021, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

Low CV gas (L)

Direction

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone

LO (low CV zone “East”)

Requirement [MWh/h]

1,500
(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1 lot = 10MW)

150

 

If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 23 February 2021, 12:00 hours and 10 March 2021, 12:00 hours.

Please submit your bids through our Bidding Platform.

NCG will accept bids by 12 March 2021, 12:00 hours by awarding individual contracts (“System Balancing Transaction Agreements”) for the above contract period.

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