THE: Information

List of THE entry and exit points published

The market area manager has an obligation under section 25 of the Balancing Group Contract Terms & Conditions (as amended with effect from 1 October 2021, see Appendix 4 to the Cooperation Agreement XII) to publish an overview of the entry and exit points relevant to the trading of exchange products subject to specific physical delivery restrictions along with additional information on which balancing area and balancing zone as well as which physical exchange product they are assigned to.

The list for the market area Trading Hub Europe (THE) due to be launched on 1 October 2021 has now been published and can be downloaded here.

List of THE entry and exit points

Customer event on balancing, market-based instruments and capacity buy-back (Livestream)

Two become one! In Germany, a new market area for gas will start in 2021 with Trading Hub Europe; the German transmission system operators, together with the market area managers, have provided transparent information about the progress of the merger-project in recent years via market dialogue.

In order to continue this exchange with the market, GASPOOL Balancing Services GmbH and NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG have invited you to the first joint customer events regarding balancing, market-based instruments and capacity buy-back.

The presentation is provided here.

Information letter for BGM

Two become one! A new consolidated market area for gas in Germany operated by Trading Hub Europe will start trading on 1 October 2021, marking the successful completion of the merger of Germany’s two gas market areas.

With this letter we would like to inform you about the main changes resulting from the merger.

PDF of information letter

Press release from 22/04/2021

On 21 April the cooperaton contract regarding the merge of the german gas market areas was signed.

Customer Event for Blancing Group Managers on 13 April 2021 (Livestream)

Two become one! In Germany, a new market area for gas will start in 2021 with Trading Hub Europe; the German transmission system operators, together with the market area managers, have provided transparent information about the progress of the merger-project in recent years via market dialogue.

In order to continue this exchange with the market, GASPOOL Balancing Services GmbH and NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG have invited you to the first joint customer events for balancing group managers.

The presentation is provided here

Video explaining the usage of the THE Customer Portal

Video explaining the functions of the AS2 protocol

Video explaining the functions of the SMTP protocol

FAQ-List market merger

Following the publication of the transitional arrangements for the market area merger, the market area managers GASPOOL Balancing Services GmbH (GASPOOL) and NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG (NCG) have received a number of questions. The aim of these Q&As is to provide guidance and information to help simplify the transition to the new market area Trading Hub Europe (THE).

FAQs on Market Area Merger

BG-Mapping-List published

In the course of the merger of the german gas market areas, the MAMs published the BG-Mapping list here.

BG-Mapping list

Area and Zone overview and entry-/exit points of market area THE due to be launched on 1 october we publish here.

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On 21 April the cooperaton contract regarding the merge of the german gas market areas was signed.

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The Slides of the joined customer events for BGM and balancing gas are published here for you.

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