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Primary capacity auction results on PRISMA in January 2014

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) On PRISMA - the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs - a total of 4,308 primary capacity auctions were offered by participating TSOs in January 2014. Overall, 856 successful auctions were registered on the platform in January.

Since its launch in April 2013, the allocated primary capacity on PRISMA reached a total of 172,235,424 kwh/h/y for yearly capacity, 21,008,725 kwh/h/q for quarterly capacity, 85,647,638 kwh/h/m for month-ahead capacity and 2,583,154,123 kwh/h/d for day-ahead capacity in January. Overall, 40,715 auctions have taken place on the platform since its launch.

Currently, 344 companies with 1,056 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform.

PRISMA European Capacity Platform GmbH

PRISMA was founded by major European TSOs from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands with the aim to create a joint European capacity platform.

The new European Platform PRISMA, which was launched in April 2013, is the first platform to have implemented ENTSOG's Network Code on Capacity Allocation Mechanisms, the future market rules for allocating transport capacity.

There are currently 28 European TSOs from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Spain connected to the platform and market transport capacity via PRISMA. 22 TSOs are shareholders of PRISMA.

With its harmonised capacity products and auction mechanisms and its ability to serve a high number of TSO backend systems in accordance with ENTSOG's CAM Network Code, PRISMA primary is a major step towards an integrated European gas market.