CAP166: Transmission Access – Long-term Entry Capacity Auctions

It is proposed that all long-term entry access rights to the GB transmission system would be allocated by auction. Available access rights would be identified on a zonal basis, and released in annual (financial year) blocks. Auctions would be held annually, and capacity allocated on a pay as bid basis to the limit of the available (“baseline”) zonal capability. Successful bookings would be underpinned by user commitment in the form of a liability to pay the accepted bids and a consequential requirement for financial security to be put in place. This will be developed during the assessment of the proposed amendment, in accordance with the Best Practice Guidelines for Gas and Electricity Network Operator Credit Cover.

Modification status: Concluded

Last updated: 18 June 2020

Code Administrator Contact: Beverley Viney - [email protected]

Governance Route: Urgent 


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