Trading partners who have a balancing group at their disposal in the GASPOOL market area can conduct trading transactions at the GASPOOL hub.
To this end, the seller nominates the corresponding volume of gas from his balancing group for the corresponding period, specifying the balancing group number of the purchaser. In turn, the purchaser nominates the corresponding volume of gas for his balancing group for the corresponding period, specifying the balancing group number of the seller. Ideally, the two volumes match. This is checked by GASPOOL during the matching procedure. In the event of a mismatch, the lower of the two values is allocated.
You automatically acquire access to the GASPOOL hub via conclusion of a balancing group contract. You do not need to book capacity for this purpose.