The Baltic TSOs launch a public consultation on the Harmonised principles for Baltic LFC reserve prequalification
The Baltic Transmission System Operators (Baltic TSOs) Augstsprieguma tīkls, Elering and LITGRID have jointly prepared harmonized principles for Baltic LFC reserve prequalification and submit them for public consultation.
Articles 155 (1) and 159 (1) of the European Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1485 establishing a guideline on electricity transmission system operation require each TSO to develop an FCR and FRR prequalification process and to make publicly available the details of the FCR and FRR prequalification process. On 21 January 2021, an updated description of the concept for Baltic load frequency control block development and Baltic balancing capacity markets was published on the AST website, which foresees a development of common qualification conditions for the resources used to provide the Baltic TSO Frequency Containment Reserves (FCR) and Frequency Restoration Reserves (FRR). The Baltic TSOs plan to establish national regulations for the assessment of the technical compliance of LFC reserve providers in accordance with the common Baltic conditions, and to start qualifying LFC reserve provision resources in 2022.
Public consultations on the harmonized principles for Baltic LFC reserve prequalification document will take place from 15 November to 15 December this year (inclusive). The materials can be found on the websites of the Baltic TSOs. The Baltic TSOs will jointly review the results of the public consultation and prepare the harmonized principles for Baltic LFC reserve prequalification, which will be the basis for the national regulations of each Baltic State.
Public consultations on the rules of the Baltic balancing market for the MARI platform were organized from October 7 to November 7, 2020. The materials can be found on the websites of the three Baltic TSOs.
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