On Monday 15th October 2018, the tender material for the flow based capacity calculation tool was released to the market, after several months of dedicated and hard work from the Nordic RSC team, Nordic CCM project and TSO representatives.
The vendor will be chosen by February 2019 and implementation of the tool will be finalized by end 2020. This is according to the CACM network code deadline.
The tool will ensure grid security and provide transparency to the market regarding provision of capacities.
Next steps for supplier selection and the project
After submission of the tender material the prequalification of the 5 potential vendors will start on the 9th of November.
The suppliers will give their offers on the 11th December, and the first round of negotiations will start 7th of January 2019.
The NorCap core team will continue the alignment on the business processes, to ensure that they have an approved version of these before going into negotiations with the suppliers. In addition, the focus will be on preparing the Nordic RSC and the TSOs. Setting up an implementation organisation and governance before going into the implementation phase.