Germany - Switzerland

There´s a permanent congestion on this border which is commonly managed by the TSOs Amprion and TransnetBW together with Swissgrid.



Congestion Management

TransnetBW GmbH

System Management - Trading

Pariser Platz
Osloer Strasse 15-17

70173 Stuttgart, Germany

T +49 711 21858-3333

F +49 711 21858-4433

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Explicit allocation via JAO (Long-term and daily capacity allocation)

Auction coordinator of this common auction is TransnetBW GmbH. Since March 2011 the explicit yearly, monthly and daily auctions are conducted bei JAO (by CASC.EU till December 2015).

The new allocation platform JAO (Joint Allocation Office) constitutes a merger of the former regional auction offices CASC and CAO. On the website of JAO the auction rules, approved by the relevant regulators, are offered for download.

Intraday capacity allocation

The rules on intraday capacity allocation as well as a link to the Internet platform are as follows:

Concerning the Internet Platform

In the public section of the platform you can see the available capacity. Enterprises authorised to participate are allowed to get a password for the password-protected section to request available intraday capacity. The intraday capacity can be purchased at ¼-hour intervals and in MW to 3 decimal points.

Publication of the intraday capacity for the border Germany – Switzerland

You can see the transport capacity available for handling of the intraday trade as well as the utilised transport capacity (values commercially rounded to full MW for representation) from the following chart. Additionally we provide information of failures in the capacity allocation procedure. This messages are marked with "-" in the column "Intraday ausgesetzt" of the following chart. You will find the data summarised per month in the “csv downloads” worksheet.

Time Available capacity (MW) Utilized capacity (MW) Intraday has taken place
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@time(%datetimeFrom) - @time(%datetimeTo) %actualValue %utilizedCapacity @if(%intraday||-)

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Exclusion of liability

All data is determined by TransnetBW to the best of its ability and is provided without guarantee. If it is temporarily not possible, for technical or other reasons, to determine the data or make it available, TransnetBW shall endeavour to restore data availability without delay. As far as it is legally permitted, TransnetBW excludes liability for damages due to the temporary unavailability of data. TransnetBW reserves the right to update all data published here.

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