Work Programme Status

Market | System Development | System Operation

Work Programme Status

These tables provide an overview of the activities in ENTSOG’s three main ­business areas. The commented tasks originate from the Annual Work ­Programme 2017.

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Market

Balancing

ActivityGoalDelivarable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
Support ENTSOG members with the implementation of the BAL NCSuccessful implementation of the 2017 BAL NC provisions by ENTSOG membersOngoing throughout 2017TSOsOn-going
Development of ENTSOG BAL NC MonitoringPublish the Monitoring for BAL NCPublication on ENTSOG website 13 June 2017TSOs and ACERCompleted
Support the Functionality process and any balancing related issues that might come upProvide assistance to the successful establishment and operation of the Functionality processsN / AN / ANo issues were raised in 2017
Follow-up to ACER reports –
implementation monitoring, and other BAL related topics
Participate in the discussion related to the BAL NC and represent ENTSOG’s positionOfficial ENTSOG response to ACER second monitoring report published 16 November 2017TSOsTo be completed in 2018
Developing ENTSOG positions on balancing relevant issues including responses to public consultationsParticipate in the discussion related to the BAL NC and represent ENTSOG’s position– Two joint ACER / ENTSOG
workshops in May and November
– Participation in three working groups to assist in the implementation of the NC
N / ACompleted

Tariff

ActivityGoalDeliverable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
Support ENTSOG members with the implementation of the TAR  NC after entry into forceSuccessful implementation of the 2017 TAR  NC provisions by ENTSOG membersOngoing throughout 2017TSOsOn-going
Draft the IDoc and prepare a ­second edition as neededComplete first and second editions of IDoc to assist with the implementation of TAR  NCFirst edition 22 March 2017
Second edition 15 September 2017
TSOs, stakeholders, ACERCompleted
Organise two TAR  NC ­implementation workshopsOrganise two workshops to assist with the implementation of TAR  NC29 March 2017
5 October 2017
TSOs, stakeholders, ACERCompleted
Start the TAR  NC implementation and baseline effect monitoring ­reportPrepare for and start drafting first TAR  NC monitoring reportProcess was started mid-2017
Publication 31 March 2018
TSOs, ACEROn-going
Support the Functionality process and any tariff related issues that might come upProvide assistance in the successful establishment and operation of the Functionality processOn-going throughout 2017TSOs, stakeholders, ACEROn-going
Develop ENTSOG positions on tariff related issues and respond to ­consultations and queries from stakeholdersDevelop sound ENTSOG positions on tariff related issues that can be ­presented to stakeholders and the wider marketOn-going throughout 2017TSOs, stakeholders, ACEROn-going

Capacity

ActivityGoalDeliverable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
Support ENTSOG members with the implementation of the CAM  NC Successful implementation of the 2017 CAM  NC provisions by ENTSOG membersOngoing throughout 2017TSOsOn-going
Development of CAM  NC auction calendar 2018Publish the auction calendar for 2018Publication on 24 January 2018TSOsCompleted
Development of ENTSOG CAM  NC Monitoring 2016Publish the Monitoring for CAM  NCPublication on ENTSOG website 13th June 2017TSOsCompleted
Alignment of GT & Cs Developed a report identifying ­differences in categories of GT & CsLaunched in November 2016
Publication on 6 January 2018
Stakeholders, TSOs, ACERCompleted
Development of Demand ­Assessment Report template for INC capacityProvided TSOs with final DAR ­templateLaunched in November 2016
Finalised in March 2017
TSOs, ACER, NRAsCompleted
Publication of demand assessment reportConsolidation of all the market ­demand assessment reports and its publication on ENTSOG web site27 July 2017TSOsCompleted
Development of ENTSOG capacity conversion ModelPublish ENTSOG Capacity conversion modelLaunched in November 2016
Published in October 2017
Stakeholders, TSOs, ACERCompleted
CMP and CAM  NC implementation and effect monitoring report for 2017 Annual ReportLaunch the questionnaire for CMP and CAM report to TSOsLaunched in November 2017TSOsOn-going
Support the Functionality process and any balancing related issues that might come upProvide assistance to the successful establishment and operation of the Functionality processN / AN / ANo issues were raised
in 2017
Supporting activities of Energy community secretariat with ­implementation of CAM  NC and CMP in CP countriesImplementation of CAM  NC and CMP in CP countriesOngoingEnergy community ­secretariat, TSOs and NRAsOn-going

System Development

ActivityGoalDeliverable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
TYNDP 2017Assess the infrastructure against the European Energy Policies to identify ­infrastructure gaps and mitigation of these gaps by projects on the basis of the CBA Methodology in forceFinal TYNDP publication on 28 April 2017Stakeholders, ACER

Public consultation from 20 December 2016 to 3 February 2017.

TYNDP Presentation Day on 23 January 2017.
Completed.

For the first time with TYNDP 2017, following the version published in ­December 2016, ENTSOG has released a final version taking into account the outcome of the public consultation and the opinion received from ACER.
Support to Regional GroupsProvide technical expertise during the third PCI selection process.

Support promoters on CBA at project level by handling modelling and ­providing templates.
Contribution to the EC / ACER /ENTSOs Cooperation Platform for the 3rd PCI selection process (completed)

Operationalisation of the PCI call using ENTSOG Project ­portal (completed)

Support to promoters for the 3rd PCI selection process ­(completed)
N / ACompleted for 3rd PCI selection ­process
Support to TSOs for GRIPsSubmit the ENTSOs draft model in line with Art 11 (8) of Regulation (EU) 347 / 2013 and adapt it further to ACER and EC opinions in view of submission for approval to ECSubmission to ACER and ­Commission for their opinion on 21 December 2016

The ENTSOs have for the first time developed jointly the ­scenarios for their TYNDPs 2018, in application of their draft model.
ACER, CommissionDraft version submitted for ACER and EC opinion on 21 December 2016. ACER opinion published on 3 April 2017, EC opinion pending. Completed

The ENTSOs intend to adapt their ­consistent and interlinked model in view of application to TYNDP 2020, taking into account ACER and EC opinions and a study on electricity and gas ­interlinkages they will ­perform in 2018
TYNDP 2018 scenario ­development processJoint scenario development process ­between both ENTSOsDraft Scenario Report published for public consultation on 2 October 2017.Stakeholders, NRAs, Member States, ACER, CommissionFinal report published in March 2018
TYNDP 2018 Practical Implementation ­DocumentElaborate a “Practical Implementation Document” (PID) for developing the TYNDP 2018 and defining criteria for inclusion of projects in the TYNDPRelease the draft PID and ­consult it before end of the yearACER, Commission, stakeholdersThe PID was first released in ­November and consulted through a workshop to collect stakeholders ­feedback (23 November). The final PID was released in January 2018
2nd CBA MethodologyDevelop an updated and improved CBA methodology in line with Art 11 (6) of Regulation 347Draft CBA Methodology ­released on 24 July 2017Prime Movers, all other stakeholders.

Stakeholders public ­consultation from 19 May to 16 June 2017.
Draft 2nd CBA methodology published on 24 July 2017 for ACER and EC opinions. ACER opinion published on the 24 October 2017. Adapted version of the methodology currently under development, pending EC opinion.
Summer Outlook 2017Provide view on injection period aheadPublication on 27 April 2017ACERCompleted
Summer Review 2016Analyse previous summerPublication on 27 April 2017Completed
Winter Outlook 2017 / 18Provide view on supply-and-demand balance for winter aheadPublication on 16 October 2017ACERCompleted
Winter Review 2016 / 17Analyse previous winterPublication on 16 October 2017Completed
Union-wide SoS ­simulation report 2017Simulation of gas supply and ­infrastructure disruption scenarios to identify which Member States-State can address the identified risks.Publication on 21 November 2017EC, GCG, TSOsCompleted
Transmission Capacity Map 2017Provide overview of annual capacity at IP levelPublication on 18 July 2017N / ACompleted
System Development Map 2016/2017Provide project map and graphic ­representation of supply-and-demand for past yearPublication on 13 November 2017N / ACompleted

System Operation

Transparency

ActivityGoalDeliverable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
Additional functionalities for ­Transparency Platform (TP)Increased usability and user ­friendliness Several new TP functionalities were implemented during 2017 with the aim of enhancing data usability and publication ­comprehensivenessGas TSOs, TP users and other stakeholdersIn 2017, ENTSOG focused on the implementation of the ­Tariff Network Code. This was completed as planned. Additional ­projects included an ­updated UMM interface and an additional ACER RSS feed. This project will be completed during Q2 2018.
Follow-up on REMITEnsure ENTSOG and TSOs’ compliance with REMIT requirementsN / AN / AEnsuring compliance is an ­ongoing activity
Follow-up on NC transparency ­obligationsEnsure timely implementation of new transparency requirements. Ongoing effortGas TSOs, ENTSOG ­Working Groups, TP users and other stakeholdersIn 2017, this activity was mainly focused on implementation of the transparency ­requirements from Articles 29, 30 and 31 in Reg (EC) 460 / 2017 (prev. referred to as NC Tariff). Besides an updated standardised table on the TP itself, this work also involved development of a new tool for publishing the data on the TP, and development of a standardised template to be used on TSOs / NRAs websites for a ­harmonised approach across all websites.
Public surveys and 11th public ­workshop on Transparency Ensure transparent dialog with ­stakeholdersSurvey results announced in 27 April and 20 November 2017

Workshop was held in ­cooperation with the
Energy ­Community on
6 December 2017
Gas TSOs, TP users, ACER, EC and other stakeholdersCompleted

Interoperability and Data Exchange

ActivityGoalDeliverable & Completion DateConsultation withStatus / Comments
Facilitate regional cooperationFurther development of the ReCo ­SystemImplementation of the ReCo Team South in March 2017. Communication exercises for all 3 ReCo Teams were carried out.N / ACommunication exercises are carried out regularly
Facilitate regional cooperationContribution to the revision of SoS ­regulationENTSOG provided recommendations to the EC and the GCG for the re-composition of the risk groups, the definition of the scenarios for the first Union-wide simulations and how to insert the ReCo System for Gas into the revised SoS Regulation published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28th October 2017.EC, GCG, member TSOsReCo System is included in the revised SoS ­regulation
Facilitate regional cooperationSupport the EC in the Ukrainian ­Monitoring Mission for gas flows and pressureDaily monitoring of the gas flows and pressure development at the interconnection points between Russia and Ukraine and the gas transit via Ukraine. The EC together with ENTSOG organised a meeting with Gazprom representatives which took place on the 18th July 2018.ECMonitoring continues ­normally
Facilitate regional cooperationSupport member and EnC TSOs in ­implementing NCENTSOG and TSOs from EU and third countries hold a workshop 9th November at the premises of the EnC Secretariat in ­ViennaEnergy CommunityENTSOG and EnC to hold a yearly workshop on INT topics
Gas QualityFollow-up of on-going processes ­related to gas quality standardisationReport on Wobbe Index and Gross Calorific Values in­ ­European Networks (September 2018)CEN, JRCENTSOG continues ­cooperating with CEN in the assessment of ­different WI ranges
Data exchangeTo review and update existing common network operation tools (CNOTs) to support the implementation of the Data Exchange rules developed in the Network CodesENTSOG data exchange ­communication profiles ­(October 2018)ACER, ECENTSOG is analysing ­together with ACER ­potential solutions for the functionality issues around data exchange
Data exchangeTo support and collaboration with CEF for the CEF Conformance testing ­platform in respect of the AS4 ModuleContinuous activityConnecting Europe ­FacilityAS4 module on the CEF testing platform yet to be made available
Data exchangeTo cooperate with EASEE-gas in the ­development and release management of the Implementation Guidelines and other developments in the field of data exchange related to network codesContinuous activityEASEE-gasENTSOG to host an ­EASEE-gas workshop on Edigas in September 2018
LIOOperate the Local Issuing Office for ­Energy Identification Coding schemeIssuing and maintenance of codes for gas infrastructure operatorsENTSO-e as CIOOn-going service on ­ENTSOG’s website