Tender invitation for the provision of balancing services in Q4 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 “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 supply of gas by providers (SystemBUY) are being invited for the RoD product variant of the LTO product, with providers to make 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 gas specified below.

The tenders are carried out – depending on the product – for the 4th quarter 2020 and the month October 2020.

Characteristics of the tender for the 4th quarter 2020:

Balancing requirements

Product

LTO

Product variant

RoD

Hour

Period

1 October 2020, 06:00 hours
to 1 January 2021, 06:00 hours

1 October 2020, 06:00 hours
to 1 January 2021, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

High CV gas (H)

Low CV gas (L)

Direction

SystemBUY

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone

HS
(high CV zone “South”)

LW
(low CV zone “West”)

Requirement [MWh/h]

2,350*


2,800
(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1 lot = 10 MW)

235*

280

* 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 October 2020:

Product

SCB

Period

1 October 2020, 06:00 hours
to 1 November 2020, 06:00 hours

Gas quality

Low CV gas (L)

Direction

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone

LO (low CV zone “East”)

Requirement [MWh/h]

1,000
(in each direction)

Number of lots
(1 lot = 10MW)

100

If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 1 September 2020, 12:00 hours and 15 September 2020, 12:00 hours.

Please submit your bids through our Bidding Platform.

NCG will accept bids by 16 September 2020, 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