28 November 2019

European Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) Parties confirm successful XBID 2nd wave go-live.

European Single Intraday Coupling Parties (SIDC - formerly known as XBID) confirm successful 2nd wave go-live. Significant increases in traded volumes is reported across the seven countries who joined the SIDC coupling last week.

Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) confirm the successful go-live of the second launch of SIDC (formerly known as XBID) on 19th November (delivery day 20th November 2019). Significant increases in traded volumes is reported across the seven countries who joined the SIDC coupling last week.

Marking another important step towards expanding the single integrated European Intraday market, the successful SIDC go-live expanded the continuous trading of electricity across the following countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovenia.

They joined the existing countries already operating the SIDC: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

A 3rd wave go-live is expected by the end of 2020.

Marleen Vanhecke
Head of Communication & Reputation Elia Group
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