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8 November 2019, 10:00

European Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) Solution and Local Implementation Projects confirm 2nd wave go-live date for November 2019. Seven further countries to be coupled with the fourteen already operational. Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) confirm the target date for the launch of SIDC (formerly known as XBID) and the go-Live of 2...

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2 July 2019, 09:54

PSE and Litgrid, the only shareholders of the LitPol Link subsidiary, decided to liquidate the company on 19 June 2019. The mission of the administration company – to implement the first Poland-Lithuania interconnection - was successfully completed: the interconnection has been successfully operating since 2016. PSE and Litgrid, basing on the positive previous experiences, will cooperate directly on the construction of the second...

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27 June 2019, 17:23

Robert Paprocki, board advisor in PSE, was appointed the Member of the Board of ENSTO-E, the organization of European transmission system operators. Today the new authorities of this institution were elected. Konrad Purchała, deputy director of the Department of International Cooperation of PSE, was re-elected as the chairman of the ENTSO-E’s Market Committee. ...

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17 June 2019, 15:12

PSE, Polish Transmission System Operator and EURACTIV.com organized the debate „Transforming Europe’s Power System: How best to manage the system?”. The debate took place in Brussels on the June 12, 2019. During the debate: Pascale Fonck , Vice-Chair of the Board, ENTSO-E Sebastian Gras , Policy Officer DG Energy, Unit B1 Internal Market I: Networks & Regional...

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13 June 2019, 09:47

Go-Live XBID, the Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) solution, is one year old today! Since the successful go-live on the 12th/13th June 2018 over 16 million trades have been executed. Expansion of the SIDC into seven further countries is expected in Quarter 4 2019. The SIDC parties are pleased to recognise a successful first year of operation with high and growing numbers of trades together...

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12 June 2019, 16:55

On 21st December 2018, the national regulatory authorities of Austria, Germany, Poland and the 4MMC countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia) requested the initiation of the interim project for an NTC-based market coupling between these countries. The Project Parties involved in the DE-AT-PL-4M MC Project (’Interim Coupling’) have finalized the High-Level Market Design to be implemented and the national regulatory authorities reconfirmed...

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17 April 2019, 14:51

Flow-Based Market Coupling to be implemented in the Core Capacity Calculation Region. Vienna, Brussel, Zagreb, Prague, Paris, Berlin, Budapest, Luxemburg, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Bucharest, Bratislava, Ljubljana According to article 20 of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1222 establishing a guideline on capacity allocation and congestion management...

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24 December 2018, 08:57

What is the Cross-Border Intraday (XBID) initiative and why is it so important to integrate European markets? PSE is an active participant of XBID initiative, which aim is to give new opportunities to electricity market participants. You can find detailed information on XBID mechanism in an information package ( https://www.pse.pl/documents/31287/0/XBID+information+package...

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21 December 2018, 14:00

Agreement signed Today Management Boards/CEO’s of Polish and Lithuanian Transmission System Operators, PSE and LITGRID, signed Initial Cooperation Agreement, being the commitment of both TSOs to undertake development activities in the Preparation Phase of the project of construction of new Polish-Lithuanian submarine HVDC cable. Also today the Boards/Management teams decided name new interconnector as “HARMONY Link”. The Initial...

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7 December 2018, 14:03

In the opinion of PSE, the Polish transmission system operator (TSO), current European market design does not facilitate optimization of generation and grid, resulting in increase of costs of energy for consumers. It also contributes to higher CO2 emissions. PSE states that introducing Locational Marginal Pricing market (nodal pricing) would be a more adequate solution for the future. PSE plans to pilot a...

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30 November 2018, 10:44

The rise of renewables will require using the grid more efficiently. However, you cannot expect this from the market that neglects the grid as its fundamental assumption - write Konrad Purchała and Piotr Koryś from PSE in an article for "Politico". You can find full article on Politico.eu website.

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6 November 2018, 16:07

Włodzimierz Mucha has been appointed Vice-President for System Development and Investment at Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne. He will assume his role as of 1 November 2018. Having regard to the re-election of the existing Members of PSE’s Management Board, the extended Board starts the new 3-year term of office 2018-2021. Włodzimierz Mucha graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the...

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17 October 2018, 16:02

aints The Technical Report covers the years 2015 to 2017 and provides transparent and factual information for the whole EU on congestions, flows scheduled outside the market and costs of these congestions. This new Technical Report is the first report delivered under CACM Regulation. It is an important input to a periodical assessment of the efficiency of the current bidding zone configuration performed by ACER every three years. An adequate...

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16 October 2018, 16:48

PSE has issued the publication “EU electricity market: the good, the bad and the ugly” by Konrad Purchała, Ph.D., Director for European Integration Policy. We kindly recommend you this article, which reflects on the main achievements of the liberalization of the European market, as well as on the key challenges facing the industry in these times of change. EU electricity...

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27 June 2018, 12:16

The management and balancing of the power system is becoming more and more complicated and expensive, and the European TSOs face new challenges. In order to prevent the instability of the system and the increase of the energy costs for the end users, it is necessary to reshape the current electricity market – these are the conclusions of the publication entitled “The European electricity market – diagnosis” prepared by Polskie Sieci ...

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10 April 2018, 11:48

Following the process outlined in the European Union Regulation establishing a Guideline on Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management 1 , the First Edition of the Bidding Zone Review including the resulting proposal has been delivered by the participating transmission system operators (TSOs). The First Edition of the Bidding Zone Review was open for public consultation until March 9 th . The participating TSOs have taken the feedback...

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15 February 2018, 15:44

The published integrated annual report provides an overview of the company, but first of all it shows the company’s significant impact on its environment. As a transmission system operator, PSE is responsible for the security of electricity supply to all regions of Poland, contributing to the economic and social development of our country. The report transparently presents the company’s new strategy and its strategic initiatives...

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9 February 2018, 16:35

Read more on the ENTSO-E website: https://www.entsoe.eu/news-events/announcements/announcements-archive/Pages/News/First-edition-of-the-bidding-zone-review-open-for-public-consultation.aspx Dokumenty do pobrania: ...

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23 January 2018, 13:21

PSE S.A. and the other TSOs of the Baltic Capacity Calculation Region launch a public consultation via ENTSO-E on the proposal for the common methodology for coordinated redispatching and countertrading for the Baltic CCR, in accordance with Article 35 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1222 of 24 July 2015 establishing a guideline on capacity allocation and congestion management (CACM). The consultation is open from 20th of January to 22nd of February...

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18 January 2018, 13:55

Minimal cross-zonal capacities for trade proposed by the latest draft of Electricity Regulation will lead to fictitious wholesale market outcome. If market prices are to guide long-term transmission and generation developments and facilitate short-term European energy market operation, detaching markets from physics is not the right way. On Monday 18 December 2017, Council of the European Union...

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