Network Development Plan

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

Market demand assessment

Pursuant Article 26 of Regulation (EU) 2017/459 (Network Code on Capacity Allocation Mechanisms / NC CAM), Gas Connect Austria has assessed non-binding demand indications jointly with its adjacent transmission system operators. Please find the respective Market Demand Assessment Reports below.

 

MDAR AT-DE

MDAR AT-CZ

MDAR AT-SK

MDAR AT-HU

MDAR AT-SI

 

Auctioning of incremental capacity

According to ‚‚Decision No 05/2019 of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators of 9 April 2019 on the incremental capacity project proposal for the Mosonmagyarovar interconnection point’ Gas Connect Austria plans an auctioning of incremental capacity jointly with the Hungarian transmission system operator FGSZ Zrt. on July 1, 2019. Find all relevant information on the auctioning in the published decision.

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 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 2019 - 2028 in the course of the Coordinated Network Development Plan 2019 - 2028 on 11 February 2019.
  
Coordinated Network Development Plan 2019 - 2028

Contact

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