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RTE opens up access to the French Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector.

Source: RTE 30/11/2004

RTE opens today the Access to the French Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector.

RTE opens today the Access to the French Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector. It provides the option of making offers on the French Balancing Mechanism through the French-Spanish interconnector at the day-ahead stage.

RTE introduces a service allowing access to the Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector on D-1 from 30 November 2004.

The provisions introduced were unveiled to actors during a meeting of the CFMA (Balancing Mechanism Operation Commission) on 7th October 2004 and presented during RTE's Forum on Interconnections and Balancing Mechanism held on 9th November 2004.

Actors should have the option of making offers on the Balancing Mechanism from the France-Spain interconnector on D-1 (before 4pm) from 30th November 2004 (for delivery on 1st December 2004). With this new service, Users will have an extra opportunity to take advantage of their assets while contributing to manage the security of the French power system.

For more details about the arrangement to have access to the France-Spain interconnector of to the French Balancing Mechanism you can read our page in our section "Offers and Services".

Contacts :

Magali Pérez
Service Grands Comptes
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Philippe Le-Squerent
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