Market based congestion management
Glossary of terms
What is market based congestion management?
Market-based congestion management is voluntarily agreed arrangements between the grid operator(s) and market parties and/or connected parties on temporarily reducing transmission capacity to reduce congestion in the electricity grid.
It includes the following 4 products:
- Redispatch on the basis of free bids
- Obligation to bid contract
- Capacity-reducing contract with call
- Capacity limiting contract without call
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.