Tender invitation for the provision of balancing services in Q4 2018

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” and "Hour" product variant of the “Long-Term Options” (LTO) product.

Please note that only bids for the supply of gas by providers (SystemBUY) are being invited for the “Rest-of-the-Day” product variant of the “LTO” product, with providers to take delivery of high CV gas in the balancing zones specified below. 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

Rest-of-the-Day

Hour

Period

1 October 2018, 06:00 hours
to 1 January 2019, 06:00 hours

1 October 2018, 06:00 hours
to 1 January 2019, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

High CV gas (H)

Low CV gas (L)

Direction

SystemBUY

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone/ system point

HS
(high CV zone “South”)

LW (low CV zone “West”) /
Zevenaar

LO (low CV zone “East”) / Winterswijk

Requirement [MWh/h]

2,420*


3,150
(in each direction)


1,050
(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1 lot = 10 MW)

242*

315

105

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

Contract Period:
Bids for the above mentioned products are invited for the period from 1 October 2018, 06:00 hours to 1 January 2019, 06:00 hours.

Bidding Period:
If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 28 August 2018, 12:00 hours and 11 September 2018, 12:00 hours.

Please submit your bids through our Bidding Platform.

NCG will accept bids by 12 September 2018, 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
Carolin Tuppat

T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 932
Julia Vos

T + 49 (0) 2102 59796 969

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