This information relates to a correction of asymmetric NTC capacities currently applied to the cross-zonal market coupling interconnection between DK1 and SE3 (Konti-Skan) operated by Svenska kraftnät and Energinet.
The Nordic TSOs have decided to further increase the procurement of aFRR in Q4 2019 by expanding the number of procurement hours per week from 61 to 69. The total volume will be varied with approximately 300 MW in most hours and approximately 400 MW in morning hours.
Svenska kraftnät has launched public consultation on proposal for cross zonal capacity allocation and necessary arrangements for interconnectors not operated by certified TSOs a response to the Request for new arrangements from the Swedish Regulatory Authority. Consultation closes on 26 September 2019.
The FCR-Design project, which is a continuation of the project "Review of the Frequency Containment Process (FCP)", has been finalized. The goal of the project has been to review and harmonize the technical requirements for FCR-D with the goal of relaxing the requirements in order to ease pre-qualification / pre-qualify more capacity/units, based on the results from the FCP-project.
The Nordic TSOs have decided to increase the number of procurement hours for aFRR to 48 hours per week starting from week 14 2019.
The Swedish government has appointed Lotta Medelius-Bredhe acting director-general for Svenska kraftnät. Ulla Sandborgh consequently steps down from the position.
Throughout the month of January a newspaper has published several articles about Svenska kraftnät, painting a picture Svenska kraftnät does not agree with. There are however, as stated in the articles, shortcomings in our routines surrounding security screening and new hire entry into our facilities as well as shortcomings in our systematic work against irregularities.
The Nordic TSOs have decided to continue with procurement of a total volume up to 300 MW during weekdays (Monday to Friday) in Q1/2019 (January-March).
The Nordic TSOs have decided to continue with procurement of a total volume up to 300 MW during weekdays (Monday to Friday) in Q4/2018 (October-December).