Strategic Reserve : input data for determining the volume for winter 2018-2019


In the framework of the volume determination for the strategic reserve, Elia organized a public consultation in May 2017 on the methodology and the different assumptions and data sources that will be used to determine the volume for the winter 2018-2019.


As indicated at that time, an additional consultation on the raw input data used for the calculation will be organized from mid-August on.


This consultation aimed to receive any comments of market participants and the consultation period was set from Monday 21 August to Monday 18 September 2017, 6:00pm.

An explanation of all assumptions on which the next volume evaluation for the strategic reserve will be based for winter 2018-2019 is given in this presentation.

The reactions could be communicated to Elia until Monday 18 September 2017, 18:00.

In total, Elia received feedback from 5 market parties of which 1 was confidential :

  • ArcelorMittal Energy
  • Dominique Woitrin
  • Engie (Confidential)

In this consultation report Elia publishes a summary of the received reactions in order to inform market parties on all received reactions and to give its replies to these reactions. This was also presented in the Task Force "Implementation Strategic Reserves" on September 26th 2017.

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