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Trading Framework

The Nemo Link Interconnector connects the GB and Belgium electricity systems via subsea cables, allowing customers to trade electricity between the two countries. The interconnector began commercial operations on 31st January 2019. Through Nemo Link, customers have the opportunity to buy up to 1000MW capacity in either direction via explicit auctions.

The diagram below shows capacity products are grouped into 3 overall timeframes:Long Term:

  • Long Term Auctions are held for Annual, Quarterly and Monthly capacity.
  • Long Term Nominations open at 13:30 CE(S)T D-2 and close at 08:45 CE(S)T D-1

Day Ahead: Customers have the ability to buy Daily capacity at the day-ahead stage

  • Day Ahead Auctions start at 09:00 CE(S)T and finish at 09:30 CE(S)T D-1
  • Day Ahead Nominations open at 12:05 CE(S)T and close at 14:00 CE(S)T D-1
Further information on the Long Term and Day Ahead Processes can be found here.

Intraday:

  • Intraday Capacity is auctioned within the current day for the following 6 hours.
  • Intraday Nominations close at 70 minutes before delivery.
Intraday auction and nomination timings can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trading Systems

(1) All Nemo Link’s auctions are held on the eCAT system run by Joint Allocation Office (JAO), an organisation that manages cross-border auctions across Europe.

(2) Nominations will be carried out via the Regional Nomination Platform (RNP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onboarding Process

Customers wishing to participate in Nemo Link’s auctions can be registered as a non-physical or a physical participant.

  • Non-physical customers are encouraged to send the registration form (step 1) and required to register with JAO (step 2).
  • Physical customers are required to register with JAO (step 2) and additionally sign the Nomination Participation Agreement with Nemo Link (step 3) and other registration process in each market, i.e. GB – with NGESO and BE – with Elia (step 4 to step 7).

Please refer to the Nemo Link Registration Documents for further detailed information on each step.

 

 

Registration Checklist

 

 

Auction Schedule

Monthly
Month Product Directions Dates of Auction Time (CET/CEST)
January February 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 08 - Tue 09 14:00pm - 14:00pm
February March 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 05 - Tue 06 14:00pm - 14:00pm
March April 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 04 - Tue 05 14:00pm - 14:00pm
April May 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Tue 02 - Wed 03 14:00pm - 14:00pm
May June 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 13 - Tue 14 14:00pm - 14:00pm
June July 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 03 - Tue 04 14:00pm - 14:00pm
July August 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 01 - Tue 02 14:00pm - 14:00pm
August September 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 05 - Tue 06 14:00pm - 14:00pm
September October 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 02 - Tue 03 14:00pm - 14:00pm
October November 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 07 - Tue 08 14:00pm - 14:00pm
November December 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 04 - Tue 05 14:00pm - 14:00pm
December January 2025 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 02 - Tue 03 14:00pm - 14:00pm
Quarterly
Month Product Directions Dates of Auction Time (CET/CEST)
January Q2 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 15 - Tue 16 14:00pm - 14:00pm
April Q3 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 15 - Tue 16 14:00pm - 14:00pm
June Q4 2024 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 24 - Tue 25 14:00pm - 14:00pm
October Q1 2025 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 21 - Tue 22 14:00pm - 14:00pm
Annual
Month Product Directions Dates of Auction Time (CET/CEST)
January CAL 2025 (IV) be-gb / gb-be Mon 29 - Tue 30 14:00pm - 14:00pm
March CAL 2026 (IV) be-gb / gb-be Mon 11 - Tue 12 14:00pm - 14:00pm
March CAL 2025 (V) be-gb / gb-be Mon 25 - Tue 26 14:00pm - 14:00pm
May CAL 2025 (VI) be-gb / gb-be Tue 21 - Wed 22 14:00pm - 14:00pm
September CAL 2026 (II) be-gb / gb-be Mon 09 - Wed 04 14:00pm - 14:00pm
September CAL 2025 (VII) be-gb / gb-be Mon 16 - Tue 17 14:00pm - 14:00pm
October CAL 2025 (VIII) be-gb / gb-be Mon 14 - Tue 15 14:00pm - 14:00pm
November CAL 2025 (IX) be-gb / gb-be Tue 12 - Wed 13 14:00pm - 14:00pm
November CAL 2026 (III) be-gb / gb-be Mon 18 - Tue 19 14:00pm - 14:00pm
Contact Us

Please get in touch if you would like to explore trading opportunities or discuss any matters related to Nemo Link.

Customer Engagement Partner, Michele Jordan
Correspondence Address Nemo Link Limited, Rue Joseph Stevens 7, 1000 BRUSSELS, Belgium

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