24 November 2020

SIDC: Confirmation of the launch of 15 and 30 minutes cross-border intraday products on belgian bidding zone borders from 10 December 2020

As announced previously in the press release of  23 October 2020, Elia, together with SIDC TSOs and NEMOs confirm that they will launch 30 minutes cross-border products in intraday continuous trading on the Belgian-French border as well as 15 and 30 minutes cross-border products in intraday continuous trading on the Belgian-German, Belgian-Dutch and Dutch-German borders.

TSOs and NEMOs involved in the European Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC – formerly XBID) confirm that, from Thursday 10 December 2020 and after products activation (which are not expected before 11:00 CET) :

  • 30 minutes cross-border products in intraday continuous trading on the Belgian-French border; and
  • 15 and 30 minutes cross-border products in intraday continuous trading on the Belgian-German, Belgian-Dutch and Dutch-German borders;
    will be made available for market participants.

From 11 December 2020, Austrian-Hungarian border will also be configured to accept 15 minutes cross border products flows. Combined with the already existing 15 minutes products in Germany, Austria and Slovenia, this important step will allow market participants to sell or buy cross-border products with 15 minutes resolution between Belgian, Dutch, German-Luxembourgian, Austrian, Slovenian and Hungarian bidding zones and with 30 minutes resolution between Belgian, Dutch, German-Luxembourgian and French bidding zone.

In addition, SIDC TSOs and NEMOs provide additional information on the revised timeline for integration of Italian, Greek and Slovakian borders.

More information in the  attached document  and the October press release


Marleen Vanhecke
Head of Communication & Reputation Elia Group
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