Public consultation relating to modifications of the Balancing Rules

Elia launched on October 15th 2018 a formal public consultation of the market players concerning modifications on the Balancing rules. The consultation period for modifications to the Balancing rules ran from October 15 until October 22, 2018.

The changes proposed to the Balancing rules are applicable on the winter period 2018-2019 and concern the implementation of non-reserved Incremental Bids from non-CIPU technical units with an activation lead-time greater than 15 minutes (“slow non CIPU Incremental Bids”).

Consulted documents:

 Received reactions :

The consultation report can be consulted via the following link:

Consultation Report (in English)

The Balancing Rules submitted with CREG for approval (exceptionally, given the very short implementation period after the decision):

Elia received notification from the CREG that the submitted Balancing rules are approved (under the condition that several improvements to the text are taken into account):