CWE Market Coupling and CWE-Nordic ITVC: Confirmation of Launch Date
Paris, Leipzig, 24/09/2010. The project partners of the Central-West European Market Coupling (CWE MC) and the CWE-Nordic Interim Tight Volume Coupling (ITVC) are pleased to announce that they have confirmed the launch date of their projects of 9 November to the regulators of the CWE-Nordic regions, at their meeting on 17 September 2010.
The effective go-live of the projects is still subject to the successful completion of the remaining testing phases and to regulatory approval. The expected launch of step 2, the inclusion of the NorNed cable in the ITVC solution, is scheduled on 14 December.
The CWE-Nordic TSOs, Power Exchanges and EMCC (European Market Coupling Company) have made an important step forward in the planning of the combined projects. Significant progress has been reached in the testing phases during the last months and current analyses show promising results.
CWE, EMCC and Nordic parties