How to integrate the COBRAcable in the market

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Energinet and TenneT TSO are currently constructing the COBRAcable, a 700 MW HVDC-link connecting Denmark and the Netherlands. At the same time, preparations are made to integrate the COBRAcable in the market processes at the time of commissioning of the link, planned Q1 2019.

We would like to invite you to our information session, where we will update you on the foreseen methods of market integration of the COBRAcable and other topics of importance to market parties regarding COBRAcable. Also, we would like to inform you about upcoming regulatory changes, and the accompanied consultation processes, necessary to integrate COBRAcable in the several regulatory regimes.

Practical information:

Date: Wednesday 29th of November 2017
Time: 10:00-15:00 (lunch included)
Location: World Trade Center (Business & Conference Center, link), Schiphol Airport, The Netherlands
Reachable by a short walk (indoors) from the airport.

A teleconference dial-in facility will be provided as well, details will be provided to the subscriptions later on. Please notice that this is only suitable for 'passive participation', with limited possibilities to ask questions. If you would like to participate in the discussion, we urge you to join the physical meeting.

Please let us know if, and how, you will participate (either physical or via teleconference) by replying to this e-mail (, at least before Wednesday the 22nd of November. Notifications are much appreciated since they allow us to plan the facilities accordingly.

Provisional agenda:

  • Introduction
  • COBRAcable update
  • COBRAcable market integration in relation to European regulatory framework
  • Overview of timeline & planning of market integration
  • Market integration
    • Day-ahead
    • Intraday
    • Long-term rights (PTRs vs. FTRs)
    • Losses (implicit vs. explicit)
    • Outage procedures
    • Ramping restrictions
  • Any other business / questions

Looking forward to meeting you at the 29th of November,

Best regards,

The COBRAcable project

Registration Deadline
22 November 2017 at 01.00 PM
29 November 2017
11.00 AM-04.00 PM
World Trade Center (Business & Conference Center)
Schiphol Boulevard 127, 1118 BG Schiphol