Network Development Plan

Gas Connect Austria establishes a Network Development Plan each year. The needs of the market are the basis for the plan. 

Non binding capacity requests as well as projects may be submitted to Gas Connect Austria all year round. No formal requirements regarding your data submission apply. To help you with your data submission, find an example template here. Submit your data via email to  sales.transmission(at)gasconnect.at. The deadline for a consideration of your request in the course of this year’s network development planning is July 4, 2018 23:59 CEST.

Auctions of new (incremental) capacity

Find all relevant information on our auctions for new capacity of July 2nd 2018 at  entry point Überackern. The outcome of the economic test for the offer level that included incremental capacity is negative on the Austrian side of the interconnection point Überackern SUDAL.

Approval process for new (incremental) capacity

Gas Connect Austria has submitted the below project proposals for incremental capacity projects to the Austrian regulatory authority:

Project proposal interconnection point Überackern
The Austrian regulatory authority has approved the project proposal for an incremental capacity project at the interconnection point Überackern as submitted by Gas Connect Austria. The German regulatory authority has approved the project proposal for an incremental capacity project for the other side of the interconnection point as submitted by the German transmission system operator bayernets GmbH.

Project proposal interconnection point Mosonmagyarovar
The Austrian regulatory authority has approved the project proposal for an incremental capacity project at the interconnection point Mosonmagyarovar as submitted by Gas Connect Austria. The Hungarian regulatory authority has not approved the project proposal for an incremental capacity project for the other side of the interconnection point as submitted by the Hungarian transmission system operator FGSZ Zrt.

Project proposal interconnection point Murfeld
Gas Connect Austria has submitted a project proposal for an incremental capacity project to the Austrian regulatory authority. The Slovenian transmission system operator Plinovodi d.o.o. has not submitted a project proposal for an incremental capacity project for the other side of the interconnection point. The authority proceeding for the approval of the project proposal has thus not been opened.

Market Demand Assessment Report (MDAR)

Based on the demand indications the following common market demand assessment reports have been created with the adjacent transmission system operators. 

MDAR NetConnect Germany - Market Area East

MDAR Slovakia - Market Area East (11/2017) 

MDAR Slovakia - Market Area East (07/2017)  
MDAR Hungary - Market Area East

MDAR Slovenia - Market Area East
MDAR Czech Republic - Market Area East 

Consultation NC CAM

Based on the market demand assessment reports the following projects were consulted together with the respective adjacent TSO according to the network code on capacity allocation mechanism. 

Project Entry Überackern: NetConnect Germany - Market Area East

Project Entry Mosonmagyarovar: Hungary - Market Area East

Project Entry/Exit Murfeld: Slovenia - Market Area East 

E-Control Austria has approved the Network Development Plan 2018 - 2027 in the course of the Coordinated Network Development Plan 2018 - 2027 on 19 Jannuary 2017.
  
Coordinated Network Development Plan 2018 - 2027

Contact

Sales Transmission
Floridsdorfer Hauptstraße 1
1210 Vienna
+ 43 (1) 27500-88101
sales.transmission(at)gasconnect.at