Changes in the common Baltic coordinated balancing area rules as of 1 January 2022


Baltic transmission system operators have updated the common Baltic CoBA imbalance settlement rules and the Baltic balancing market rules along with the definitions used in the documents to comply with: 

  • the Decision no 18/2020 of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators of 15 July 2020 on the harmonisation of the main features of imbalance settlement which approves the Methodology of all TSOs 
  • with The Public Utilities Commission decision No.1/13 from 2 December 2021 on amendments of The Public Utilities Commission decision No.1/4 from 26 June 2013 on the Network code in the electricity sector, which entered into force on 1 January 2022. 

Documents are available on the AST website:,

Baltic balancing transparency information according to the updated rules will be published on the website of the Baltic transparency dashboard -