Information about the electricity market and ancillary services
Participants in the Danish electricity market can find answers to some frequently asked questions about the market and ancillary services.
The top box holds examples of frequently asked questions about the Danish electricity market, while the bottom box holds examples of frequently asked questions about ancillary services.
If you do not find the answer to your question(s), please feel free to contact us via the e-mail link to the right.
Must I have a contract with eSett if I want to participate in the Danish electricity markets?
Can foreign businesses participate in the Danish electricity markets?
As a balance-responsible party, must I submit notofications to both eSett and Energinet?
Can bids be aggregated across price areas
Must I have an agreement with a balance-responsible party to supply ancillary services?
If you supply products with considerable energy supplies (FCR-N, aFRR, mFRR), you must have an agreement with a balance-responsible party. If you supply products without considerable energy supplies (FFR, FCR, FCR-D), you can register your services directly with Energinet without an agreement with a balance-responsible party.
Where can I find general information about the different ancillary services products?
You find information about the different ancillary services products and links to more reading materiale on Tender conditions for ancillary services.
Is settlement of ancillary services handled via eSett?
Yes, all settlement is generally handled via eSett, also payment for ancillary services. Energinet still handles a few settlements of capacity reserves, but the aim is to move all settlements to eSett at some point.
What is prequalification?
Prequalification is a test of your facility or portfolio of facilities. For a facility to be approved to supply ancillary services, it must be prequalified.