As a shipper you must purchase capacity in order to transport gas in the transmission system. This gives you the right to send gas into or draw gas out of the system, to have the gas transported into the entry points, out of the exit zone or the transit points, respectively. Capacity in and out of the storage facility and in and out of the GTF is free of charge as of now.
Capacity is purchased in energy units (kWhg) per hour, i.e. gas measured in the maximum number of energy units, which the shipper can send in or draw out of the system at any given hour of the day.
Capacity can be purchased for the following periods of time:
- Months - both calendar month and 30 days' product
- Years (only at Nybro and Exit Zone - at Ellund and Dragør, please se facts to the right.
Ordering of capacity
You can order capacity in two ways:
1. Online booking procedure
The most common way of booking is by using the online booking procedure. Before booking, you need to sign an online access agreement. The agreement is appendix 6 to Rules for Gas Transport.
Each shipper must register one or several users through Energinet.dk Online. Energinet.dk then provides them with separate or combined authorisations relating to the extend of access needed in the online system.
As a shipper you need to make the capacity order using the online booking procedure before 13:30 the day before the first day of the period in which you need the capacity.
2. Manual procedure
Shippers can also order the capacity manually. This is done by sending a capacity order to Energinet.dk by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, as an attached document. The capacity order is appendix 7 to Rules for Gas Transport.
If you use this procedure the order must be received at Energinet.dk 4 banking days before the capacity agreement starts.