2023–2025 Inc. Cap. Cycle

2023–2025 Incremental-Capacity-Cycle

On 3 July 2023, the fourth cycle to identify incremental capacity to be created will begin. Until 28 August 2023, the transmission system operators will receive non-binding demand indications from participants requesting additional capacity at THE-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 fourth incremental capacity cycle starting in 2023:

3 July 2023

Start of the period for non-binding demand indications submitted by participants on time

28 August 2023

Deadline for non-binding demand indications by participants to be taken into account for the ongoing process

23 October 2023

Publication of reports on market demand analysis on the basis of non-binding demand indications received in good time during the ongoing process

17 January 2024

Publication of project proposals

7 May 2025

Publication of the offer levels for the annual auction

7 July 2025

Start of the annual auctions of the new capacities to be created, followed by an economic test (as necessary)