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Title: Assessment of the implementation of cross-border balancing trade between Belgium and the Netherlands
Authors: Vandezande, Leen
Saguan, Marcelo
Meeus, Leonardo
Glachant, Jean-Michel
Belmans, Ronnie #
Issue Date: May-2009
Conference: International Conference on The European Electricity Market EEM09 edition:6 location:Leuven - Belgium date:27-29 May 2009
Abstract: Balancing services in Belgium and the Netherlands are procured and activated locally so far. However, the implementation of cross-border balancing trade between both countries is expected to entail significant benefits. The assessment in this paper illustrates that the implementation of a cross-border balancing market between Belgium and the Netherlands is a lucrative and achievable goal that does not entail unrealistic or overly expensive preconditions. Significant cost reductions could have occurred with cross-border balancing during the year 2008 – due to netting and cross-border procurement of relatively cheaper services. Restrictions imposed on cross-border balancing due to cross-border capacity constraints would have been rather small.
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:ESAT - ELECTA, Electrical Energy Computer Architectures
# (joint) last author

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