Grid Constraints

Long-term and medium-term Network Constraints

The following network constraints exist in the transmission grid:

Area, concerned Control Areas:

Amprion <-> Switzerland

relevant for: Transmissions between control areas Amprion and swissgrid [both directions]

relevant for:
  from: to:
date: 01.10.2005 31.12.2016
time: 00:00 23:59

  • Short-term available capacity:
  • Congestion management procedure: Auctioning
  • Remaining capacity: MW
  • Remarks:

Amprion <-> RTE

relevant for: Transmissions between control areas Amprion and RTE [both directions]

relevant for:
  from: to:
date: 31.12.2004 31.12.2016
time: 00:00 23:59

  • Short-term available capacity: Available short term capacity for transits from controlblock Germany towards controlblock France will be published daily under "Transfer capacity auction".
  • Congestion management procedure: All transmission capacities for for transits from controlblock Germany towards controlblock France will be allocated by a daily joint auction of the transmission system operators, Transnet BW and Amprion GmbH.
  • Remaining capacity: is published daily MW

Amprion <-> TENNET

relevant for: Transmissions between control areas Amprion and TENNET NL [both directions]

relevant for:
  from: to:
date: 01.01.2013 31.12.2016
time: 00:00 23:59

  • Short-term available capacity: 0
  • Congestion management procedure: auction: JAO.eu
  • Remaining capacity: 0 MW
  • Remarks: none

Current

Reduction

With regard to the obligations for the allocated capacities given by Amprion in conjunction with other Transmission System Operators the valid auction rules are binding.

Technical standards

The applicable operating, planning and security standards are defined in the Transmission Code 2007 and the ENTSO-E operational handbook.

The appropriate documents can be downloaded from the websites of BDEW and ENTSO-E.