ICGB AD announces that on the 3rd of July 2023, it is launching its first Non-binding phase of the Incremental capacity process according to Chapter V of Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459 of 16 March 2017 establishing a Network code on capacity allocation mechanisms in gas transmission systems and repealing Regulation (EU) No 984/2013 (NC CAM).
The Incremental capacity process is split into two main phases, the Non-binding, and Binding phases, and is conducted in close cooperation with adjacent transmission system operators (TSOs) according to NC CAM.
The Non-binding phase of the Incremental capacity process begins with the gathering of non-binding capacity demand indications by the respective TSOs.
ICGB AD kindly invites any interested party to submit non-binding demand indications until the 28th of August 2023 (within 8 weeks after the start of the yearly capacity auctions on the 3rd of July according to the provisions of NC CAM).
The non-binding demand indication is to be submitted using the Non-Binding Incremental Capacity Registration Form of ICGB – 2023, incl. annexes, that have to be filled, signed and sent back to ICGB AD via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject “Incremental Capacity Process Registration / ICGB 2023” no later than the above-mentioned deadline (28th of August).
All participation rules can be found in the Notice on Non-Binding Phase for Incremental Capacity Process of ICGB AD – 2023.
All the relevant documentation, incl. the above-listed is available at DOCUMENTS:
- Notice on Non-Binding Phase for Incremental Capacity Process of ICGB AD – 2023
- Personal Data Information for the Incremental Capacity Process of ICGB - 2023
- Non-Binding Incremental Capacity Registration Form of ICGB – 2023
- Capacity Request Form for the Non-Binding Phase of ICGB – 2023
In addition, all interested parties shall submit the non-binding demand indications to the respective TSOs on both sides of an Interconnection Point (IP), otherwise, their demand indications might not be considered further in the process.
Please find more information on how to submit your non-binding demand indications to our adjacent TSOs on the following links:
Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG - https://www.tap-ag.com/shippers/market-tests-7/market-tests-8
National Natural Gas System Operator (DESFA) S.A. - https://www.desfa.gr/en/regulated-services/transmission/market-test/incremental-capacity-2023-2025-TAP-SRG
Bulgartransgaz EAD - https://www.bulgartransgaz.bg/en/news/bulgartransgaz-ead-startira-pazaren-test-za-tarsene-na-kapacitet-v-tochkite-na-mejdusistemno-svarzvane-780.html
For any further clarifications please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com with the subject “Incremental Capacity Process Clarifications / ICGB 2023”.