Energy trading platform
Glossary of terms
What is an Energy Trading Platform?
Large consumers and suppliers of electricity (or gas) can buy or sell their own energy on a staggered basis via energy trading platforms. In this way, they can avoid risks or, on the contrary, make the most of market developments. GOPACS cooperates with the energy trading platforms ETPA and EPEX SPOT to make use of the flexbids available there, which help to reduce congestion in the electricity grid.
GOPACS itself is not an energy trading platform.
GOPACS is an initiative of the Dutch grid operators:
Join GOPACS! Participating in GOPACS is interesting for every market party with the ability to influence electricity consumption or the generation of electricity, which can offer this flexibility to trade.