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19 August 2021, 16:59

PSE S.A. published a document entitled: “Guideline on participation in Polish capacity market for foreign capacity providers”. Document describes the main rules regarding the participation of foreign capacity providers in the Polish capacity market. Within the document, one can find useful information on: accessing the capacity market register, collateral establishment, manner of participation in the pre-auction, ...

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19 August 2021, 16:40

Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A. with its registered office in Konstancin-Jeziorna, acting as the operator within the Act of 8 December 2017 on Capacity Market (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2020, item 247 as amended, hereinafter referred to as the "Act"), according to point 5.2.2.3 of the Capacity Market Rules, announce: start date and time of the pre-auction for the main auction for...

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27 July 2021, 10:53

On July 3, 2021 an amendment to the Energy Law Act came into force introducing the Energy Market Information Operator (OIRE). This function will be performed by PSE, Polish transmission system operator, which will implement and then manage the Central Energy Market Information System (CSIRE). CSIRE will collect and process energy market data necessary for the administration of...

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17 June 2021, 15:12

g phase The 4MMC countries’ day-ahead market is now integrated in the Pan-European day-ahead power market. The project parties of the Interim Coupling are pleased to announce the successful go-live of the Interim Coupling solution. On 17 June 2021, for the first time, day-ahead cross-zonal capacity on the 6 new borders (PL-DE, PL-CZ, PL-SK, CZ-DE, CZ-AT, HU-AT) has been implicitly allocated via the...

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15 June 2021, 15:45

A further step towards an integrated European electricity market. Following the successful completion of technical readiness, the go-live of the Interim Coupling project is confirmed for 17 June 2021 (first delivery day 18 June 2021). The Interim Coupling project aims to connect the 4M MC (Czech-Slovak-Hungarian-Romanian market coupling) with the Multi-Regional Coupling (MRC) by...

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10 June 2021, 14:36

PSE informs that pursuant to Article 19.1.1.6 of the Regulation implementing Conditions for cross-zonal capacity allocation and other necessary mechanisms to support operation of more than one NEMO in Poland (MNA Regulation), amends the MNA Regulation by: revision of the main part of the MNA Regulation, revision of the Appendix 2: “Single Day-Ahead Operational Procedures” and Appendix...

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31 May 2021, 14:15

PSE and Litgrid, transmission system operators of Poland and Lithuania, both have made the final investment decisions on the implementation phase of the Harmony Link interconnector project, a submarine power cable line between Poland and Lithuania. The investment decisions, in accordance with the signed cooperation agreements, start the implementation phase of the project. In particular, they enable...

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28 May 2021, 14:05

The Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) from Austria, Germany, Poland and the 4M Market Coupling (4M MC) countries, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, hereby inform stakeholders about the completion of the SDAC Simulation testing which was organized between 17.-26.05.2021. The aim of this phase was to test the integration of Interim Coupling borders into...

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27 May 2021, 15:31

Over the years, the number of coupled countries and consequently the number of parties and systems involved in the Single Day-Ahead Coupling (SDAC) has increased enormously. As a result, the market coupling process and especially, the calculation process, has become more complex. To secure that there is sufficient time for running the daily market coupling process, the National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) have approved the...

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20 May 2021, 05:53

The outage of the Belchatow power plant units, which occurred on May 17, 2021, has not caused any power shortages thus has gone unnoticed by customers. The outage was caused by disruption at the Rogowiec substation, to which 11 generating units of the Belchatow power plant, owned by PGE GiEK, are connected. The incident occurred at 4:34 p.m. CET. The prompt response of PSE staff allowed to restore Rogowiec substation operational capacity within an hour...

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20 May 2021, 05:51

On Monday, May 17, 2021, shortly after 4:30 p.m. CET, a disruption occurred at PSE’s Rogowiec substation. As a result of system protection actions, 10 generation units of the Belchatow power plant, owned by PGE GiEK, were automatically switched off leading to a loss of 3640 MW of generation. PSE immediately balanced the system among others by starting up generators at pumped storage power stations,...

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14 May 2021, 14:34

The aim of the Member Tests is to simulate production-like conditions to allow market participants to experience new market coupling procedures/processes and timings which will apply as of go-live of the DE-AT-PL-4MMC Coupling Project (also referred to as Interim Coupling or ICP), including Fallback procedures. During the Member Tests testing environments...

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16 April 2021, 12:01

The DE-AT-PL-4M MC project, aims to connect the borders of 4M MC with the Multi-Regional Coupling (MRC) by introducing Net Transmission Capacity based (NTC-based) implicit capacity allocation on six borders (PL-DE, PL-CZ, PL-SK, CZ-DE, CZ-AT, HU-AT). The launch of the project is targeted for 10 June 2021. It will mark the transition to a single coupled auction for the day-ahead market across the countries covered by MRC and 4M...

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19 March 2021, 14:43

On 18th March 2021, a remote meeting between the Baltic Sea region transmission system operators (TSOs) was held to address issues of mutual interest as well as to exchange views on ongoing energy projects in the field. Key topics of the meeting were: status updates on general questions such as national electricity systems developments; information regarding more regional questions –...

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18 March 2021, 11:54

The Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) from Austria, Germany, Poland and the 4M Market Coupling (4M MC) countries, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, hereby inform stakeholders about the slight update of the test planning of the project. Project parties have successfully finished the first phase of joint regional testing (Full...

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8 March 2021, 17:44

Due to the development of the document entitled: „technical requirements for substation equipment for power evacuation from offshore wind farms”, by PSE S.A., we would like to ask all interested parties to submit comments on this study. The aforementioned document specifies detailed technical requirements, set by PSE S.A., for HV equipment (offshore & onshore) installed in OWF power transfer systems. Participation in the review process should be...

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26 February 2021, 12:12

ACER and national regulators join ENTSO-E’s Expert Panel investigating the electricity system separation of the Continental Europe synchronous area on 8 January 2021. The Expert Panel will identify the causes and make recommendations in a Final Report. The Interim Report was published on February the 26th. Full press release is available here . The Interim Report is available on the ...

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10 February 2021, 10:25

On February 9, 2021, day-ahead auctions run by multiple Nominated Energy Market Operators (NEMOs) were successfully launched in Poland, the so-called Multi-NEMO Arrangements (MNA) go-live. The aim of Single Day-Ahead Coupling (SDAC) is to create a single pan-European day-ahead electricity market. An integrated market boosts overall trading efficiency by promoting effective competition, increasing...

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2 February 2021, 09:46

The Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) from Austria, Germany, Poland and the 4M Market Coupling (4M MC) countries, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, hereby inform stakeholders about the successful start of the joint regional testing phase of the project on 25th January 2021. In this first phase of testing (Full Integration Testing - FIT) the project...

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29 January 2021, 10:30

The Multi-NEMO Arrangement (MNA) project in Poland has entered its final stage. The last testing phase has been completed successfully by the Transmission System Operator (TSO) and Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) involved, but project parties are still working on completing their operational setup between each other. As a result, the project is announcing a revised go-live date from...

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