Since May 2015, flow-based market coupling is in place in Western Europe (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany/Austria and France). Flow-based market coupling (FBMC) replaced the available transfer capacity (ATC) method to calculate the available cross-border transmission capacity in the day-ahead market. In this panel session, different stakeholders present and discuss the lessons learned after one year flow-based market coupling.
- Short introduction by panel chairs
- What is Flow-Based Market Coupling?
- General introduction to FBMC methodology and differences with ATC
- What is the impact of FBMC on the market outcome?
- Off-line runs 2014-2015
- Historical results since launch in May 2015
- What are the lessons learned?
- Advantages and disadvantages of FBMC.
- What are the next steps?
- What is the role of the academic sector?
- Erik Delarue (KU Leuven)
- Kenneth Van den Bergh (KU Leuven)
- Glenn Plancke (KU Leuven)
- Patrick Luickx (CREG)
- Christophe Mestdag (Elia)
- Andreas Ehrenmann (Engie)
- Yves Langer (Belpex)