ACER and ENTSOG open today a consultation process with stakeholders and interested parties on the Gas Network Codes Functionality issue on data exchange solutions at Virtual Trading Points and Storage Facilities. The consultation period is open until 6 June 2018. After analysing the feedback received, ACER and ENTSOG will publish a consultation report. Following the publication of the consultation report, ACER and ENTSOG will propose potential solutions.
The latest issue of the Agency’s REMIT Quarterly has been published on the REMIT Portal.
Since the end of October 2017 the Agency is competent to decide on the proposal for cross-zonal gate opening and gate closure times for intraday coupling developed by all Transmission System Operators (TSOs), in accordance with Article 59(1) of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1222 establishing a guideline on capacity allocation and congestion management (CACM Regulation).
The Agency released today its Report on the implementation of the Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation (ITC) mechanism in 2016. According to EU legislation, ACER annually reviews the implementation of this mechanism and the management of the ITC Fund established by ENTSO-E for the purpose of compensating TSOs for the costs incurred on national transmission systems due to hosting cross-border flows of electricity.
The Agency has recently launched an upgraded version of the REMIT Notification Platform, which is now more user-friendly and offers several enhanced functionalities through a new interface. For example, a market participant can simultaneously notify more than one National Regulatory Authority for energy and anonymously send notifications of potential instances of market abuse in the wholesale energy markets.