Procedure for Constitution of Strategic Reserve for winter 2018-2019

In anticipation of an instruction by the Minister to constitute a given volume of Strategic Reserve in accordance with article 7 quater of the Electricity Law, Elia launches a public consultation on the "Procedure for Constitution of Strategic Reserve" for an entry into force at the latest on February 15th, 2018.

This consultation aimed to receive any comments of market participants. The consultation period was set from Tuesday 19 December 2017 to Friday 26 January 2018, 6:00pm.

Document under consultation:

The consolidation by Elia of the different remarks tookplace after 26 January 2018. All feedback and comments of market participants will be published (including names) on Elia'swebsite, except explicit mention that the contribution should be considered confidential.

The answer of Elia and the inclusion or not of the remarks will be published in a consultation report and presented in the Task Force "Implementation Strategic Reserves" on 8 February 2018.

In total, Elia received feedback from 4 market parties of which all were non-confidential:

In this consultation report Elia publishes a summary of received reactions to the consultation in order to inform market parties and to give its replies. This was also presented in the Task Force "Implementation Strategic Reserves" on February 8th, 2018.