Baltic TSOs have commonly prepared Baltic Balancing Market Rules for operation with European mFRR balancing energy exchange platform MARI
The Regulation (EU) 2017/2195 of November 2017 establishing a guideline on electricity balancing (hereinafter - EB Regulation) defines tasks and timeline for the implementation of a European platform for the exchange of balancing energy from frequency restoration reserves with manual activation (hereinafter - mFRR). Elering AS, AS “Augstsprieguma tīkls” and LITGRID AB (hereinafter - Baltic TSOs) participate in the European implementation project for the creation of the European mFRR platform MARI.
Baltic TSOs are planning to join MARI platform to ensure that Baltic balancing market is an integral part of European mFRR balancing energy market. This can be done by applying standard mFRR balancing energy product characteristics and activation principles as defined in Implementation framework for the European platform for the exchange of balancing energy from mFRR in accordance with Article 20 of EB regulation.
Baltic TSOs have commonly prepared Baltic Balancing Market Rules which includes common requirements for Baltic balancing market and shall be implemented in order for Baltic states to comply with requirements of EB Regulation and join the MARI platform. Baltic TSOs provide clarification of mFRR balancing standard product characteristics, bid features and activations process in the appendix of the rules. Baltic TSOs also explain possible timing and scenarios for joining MARI platform in additional explanatory note.
The public consultation of Baltic balancing market rules for operation with MARI is set to be conducted during October 7 – November 7 of 2020 and materials are available in the web pages of Baltic TSOs.
- Baltic Balancing Market Rules (for operation with MARI)
- Explanatory note for Baltic Balancing Market Rules for public consultation
- Appendix A to the Baltic Balancing Market Rules - Description of balancing energy product characteristics
- Questionnaire for Public consultation on Baltic Balancing Market Rules