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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 16:30 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)
November January 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 30 - Tue 01 11:30am - 11:29am
January February 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 11 - Tue 12 11:30am - 11:29am
February March 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 01 - Tue 02 11:30am - 11:29am
March April 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 01 - Tue 02 11:30am - 11:29am
April May 2021 be-gb / gb-be Tue 06 - Wed 07 11:30am - 11:29am
May June 2021 be-gb / gb-be Tue 04 - Wed 05 11:30am - 11:29am
June July 2021 be-gb / gb-be Tue 01 - Wed 02 11:30am - 11:29am
July August 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 05 - Tue 06 11:30am - 11:29am
August September 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 02 - Tue 03 11:30am - 11:29am
September October 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 06 - Tue 07 11:30am - 11:29am
October November 2021 be-gb / gb-be Mon 04 - Tue 05 11:30am - 11:29am
November December 2021 be-gb / gb-be Tue 02 - Wed 03 11:30am - 11:29am
December January 2022 be-gb / gb-be Mon 06 - Tue 07 11:30am - 11:29am
Quarterly
Month Product Directions Dates of Auction Time (CET/CEST)
January Q2 2021 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 11 - Tue 12 12:10pm - 12:09pm
April Q3 2021 (I) be-gb / gb-be Tue 06 - Wed 07 12:10pm - 12:09pm
July Q4 2021 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 05 - Tue 06 12:10pm - 12:09pm
October Q1 2022 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 04 - Tue 05 12:10pm - 12:09pm
Annual
Month Product Directions Dates of Auction Time (CET/CEST)
March Cal 2022 (I) be-gb / gb-be Mon 01 - Tue 02 12:00pm - 11:59am
May Cal 2022 (V) be-gb / gb-be Mon 10 - Tue 11 12:00pm - 11:59am
September Cal 2022 (III) be-gb / gb-be Mon 06 - Tue 07 12:00pm - 11:59am
December Cal 2022 (IV) be-gb / gb-be Mon 06 - Tue 07 12:00pm - 11:59am
Contact Us

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

Customer, Regulation & Policy Manager, Nick Pittarello +44 (0)1926 656 261
Correspondence address: Nemo Link Limited, Rue Joseph Stevens 7, 1000 BRUSSELS, Belgium

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