INCREMENTAL CAPACITY PROJECT BETWEEN THE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS IN POLAND AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC

President of the Energy Regulatory Office decision on approval of incremental capacity project proposal for the Poland - Czech Republic market areas.

On 29.04.2021 the  President of the Energy Regulatory Office (President of ERO) issued a decision no. DRR.WRG.748.9.2020.ABu1 closing the administrative proceedings regarding to  the submitted by  GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. application for the approval of the incremental capacity project proposal for the market border of Poland and Czech Republic.

The project was a response to the non-binding market demand indications for incremental capacity at Cieszyn/Český Těšín interconnection point  received by GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and NET4GAS during 2019 marked demand assessment for incremental capacity between transmission systems of Poland and Czech Republic conducted according to the Regulation (EU) 2017/459 (CAM NC).

After carrying out technical and economic analysis as well as market consultations on the initial project proposal, on 2 November 2020, pursuant to Art. 28(1) of CAM NC, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. submitted to the President of ERO an application for approval of an incremental capacity project for the market border Poland – Czech Republic.

In order to obtain coordinated decisions form the national energy authorities on approval of incremental capacity project proposal for the Poland - Czech Republic market areas N4G submitted an equivalent application to Energetický regulační úřad (ERÚ). The President of ERO and ERÚ had 6 months to issue coordinated decisions.

The President of ERO decided that the project proposal submitted by GAZ-SYSTEM met all requirements stemming from art. 28(1) of CAM NC allowing to approve the incremental capacity project proposal for the market border Poland – Czech Republic.

Documents for download:

Annexes:

  1. General Terms and Conditions of participation in and access to capacity in the binding phase of incremental capacity auction on the border between Poland and the Czech Republic (GAZ-SYSTEM)
  2. Contract for Provision of Gas Transmission Service (NET4GAS)

Incremental 2020 capacity project on the border between Poland and the Czech Republic

In accordance with Chapter V, Article 27 Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459 of 16 March 2017 establishing a network code on capacity allocation mechanisms GAZ-SYSTEM in cooperation with NET4GAS conducted public consultations for incremental capacity project on the border between Poland and the Czech Republic.

The incremental capacity project proposal was prepared by the TSOs during the design phase started on 21 October 2019 in response to non-binding demand indications received from the market during the process of Market Demand Assessment conducted from 1 July until 26 August 2019. 

The document includes among others: a description of the incremental capacity project, including a proposed technical solution, estimated costs, timelines, offer level for bundled capacity product and terms and conditions of participation and access to incremental capacity during the yearly capacity auction in July 2021.

Interested system users were asked to send comments on the draft project proposal of the incremental capacity project on the border between Poland and the Czech Republic and the accompanying general terms and conditions for participating in the incremental capacity auction, to the e-mail address incremental@gaz-system.pl from 13 January until 13 February 2020.

 

Download:


Consultation document on Draft project proposal for the incremental capacity project on the border between Poland and the Czech Republic  

General terms and conditions of participation in and access to capacity in the binding phase of allocation of incremental capacity – document prepared by GAZ-SYSTEM

General terms and conditions of participation in and access to capacity in the binding phase of allocation of incremental capacity – document prepared by NET4GAS

 

More information: 


Demand assessment report for incremental capacity between the Polish gas transmission system and the Czech gas transmission system.

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The project proposal submitted to the President of Energy Regulatory Office

According to the provisions of Article 28 (1) NC CAM Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. presents the Application for the Approval of an Incremental Capacity Project for the Border between Poland and the Czech Republic, prepared in cooperation with N4G, which was submitted for the approval by the President of Energy Regulatory Office. 

Download:

Application for the Approval of an Incremental Capacity Project according to Article 28 (1) NC CAM for the Border between Poland and the Czech Republic 

General terms and conditions of participation in and access to capacity in the binding phase of allocation of incremental capacity – document prepared by GAZ-SYSTEM 

General terms and conditions of participation in and access to capacity in the binding phase of allocation of incremental capacity – document prepared by NET4GAS


According to the provisions of Article 28 (2) NC CAM within six months of receipt of the project proposal, President of the ERO, in cooperation with the Czech national regulatory authority shall publish coordinated decisions on the proposal for the incremental capacity project.


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