Publication of the VTP fee


The German federal regulator Bundesnetzagentur (ref BK7-11-003) has provided that a fee for use of the Virtual Trading Point for periods beginning on or after 1 October 2011 may be levied.

The VTP fee is charged for each nominated transfer of gas quantities at the Virtual Trading Point, and is invoiced both to the disposing balancing group manager and to the acquiring balancing group manager.

According to the regulator's decision, the fee has to be set up at a level that enables to recover the direct and indirect costs occured in connection with the Virtual Trading Point. The VTP fee is set annually with effect from 1 October of each year and applies for a period of 12 months, respectively.

Period VTP fee
01.10.2020-30.09.2021 0,0014 EUR/MWh
01.10.2019-30.09.2020 0,0014 EUR/MWh
01.10.2018-30.09.2019 0,0015 EUR/MWh
01.10.2017-30.09.2018 0,0012 EUR/MWh
01.10.2016-30.09.2017 0,0012 EUR/MWh
01.10.2015-30.09.2016 0,001 EUR/MWh
01.10.2014-30.09.2015 0,1 ct/MWh
01.10.2013-30.09.2014 0,08 ct/MWh
01.10.2012-30.09.2013 0,11 ct/MWh
01.10.2011-30.09.2012 0,18 ct/MWh