Control Energy Tender for Flexibility Winter 2019/2020

On 17 June 2019 GASPOOL Balancing Services GmbH starts a Control Energy Tender for Flexibility (H-cal and L-cal) on a monthly basis for October 2019, November 2019, December 2019, January 2020, February 2020 and March 2020.

GASPOOL is going to contract a capacity of up to 2,000 MWh/h in October and November, up to 3,500 MWh/h in December and up to 5,000 MWh/h in January, February and March on a firm basis in the L-gas grids. Furthermore we ask you to offer bids for all grid areas on an interruptible basis.

In case you are going to submit a bid on a firm basis please notice that the maximum working gas volume available to GASPOOL in each direction (parking and/or lending) is calculated by multiplying the offered firm hourly capacity by a factor of 36 (1.5 days). In addition, GASPOOL reserves the right to award contracts on a partial basis.

The tender is divided into a bid phase (17 June 2019, 06:00 CET until 28 June 2019, 18:00 CET) and an award phase (10 July 2019 until 12 July 2019). Companies, that are not already registered as Control Energy Service Providers can apply for registration no later than the end of the bid phase.

The tendering conditions (Terms and Conditions Control Energy, the Annex 2 of the Terms and Conditions Control Energy with effect from 28 September 2018) and all other documents required for the tender are available in our download section.

Please place your bids on GASPOOL’s tendering platform for balancing services.

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