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Published: 11/26/2018. Updated: 11/26/2018

NCC Approved Proposal for the Capacity Calculation Methodology within the Baltic Capacity Calculation Region


In order to ensure a coordinated calculation of transmission system operators' interconnections between neighboring countries, the NCC on November 16, 2018 approved the Proposal of the Capacity Calculation Methodology within the Baltic Capacity Calculation Region (hereinafter – the Methodology) which was prepared and agreed by Litgrid AB together with other Transmission System Operators of the Baltic capacity calculation region.

The Methodology defines the calculation, provision and allocation rules between Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, as well as Poland, Sweden, and Finland's energy systems for the coming years, months and weeks, also for the next day and intra-day. These calculations are necessary for electricity market participants trading activities.

We remind that the Baltic capacity calculation region consists of the following countries: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Sweden, Finland. The common agreement between Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Finland and Poland on the Methodology was reached on September 17, 2018.