2019–2021 Inc. Cap. Cycle

2019-2021 Incremental Capacity Cycle

On 1 July 2019, the second cycle to identify new capacity to be created will begin. Until 26 August 2019, the transmission system operators will receive non-binding demand indications from participants requesting additional capacity at cross-border points. Once the market demand assessment has been completed, the transmission system operators will analyse the capacity requests received on time and publish the results in market demand reports.

Important deadlines for the second NC CAM cycle starting in 2019:

1 July 2019Start of the period for non-binding demand indications submitted by participants on time
26 August 2019Deadline for non-binding demand indications by participants to be taken into account for the ongoing process 
21 October 2019Publication of reports on market demand analysis on the basis of non-binding demand indications received in good time during the ongoing process 
13 January 2020Publication of project proposals
5 May 2021Publication of the offer levels for the annual auction on the primary capacity platforms
5 July 2021Start of the annual auctions of the new capacities to be created, followed by an economic test (as necessary)