Balancing group managers

Balancing group managers

Tender LTO and SCB

Trading Hub Europe invites tenders for Long Term Options and Short Call Balancing Services

Trading Hub Europe GmbH (THE) invites tenders for the long-term balancing energy requirement for the cross-quality market area Trading Hub Europe for the product "Long Term Options" (LTO) in the product variant "Hourly" as well as for the product "Short Call Balancing Services" (SCB)."

The tenders for the products LTO and SCB take place both for the takeover (SystemSELL) and for the provision (SystemBUY) of L-Cal quantities in the defined balancing energy zones by the provider.

The tenders will take place for the entire first quarter of 2022 (LTO Hourly) and for the SCB product for the performance period January 2022.

Balancing requirements



LTO Hourly


1 January 2022, 06:00 hours
to 1 February 2022, 06:00 hours

Q1 2022

Gas quality

Low CV gas (L)

Low CV gas (L)


SystemBUY and SystemSELL

SystemBUY and SystemSELL

Balancing zone

(low CV zone “East”)

(low CV zone “West”)

Requirement [MWh/h]

(in each direction)

(in each direction)

If you wish to respond to the above tender invitations, please submit your bids between 30 November 2021, 12:00 hours and 14 December 2021, 12:00 hours.

Please submit your bids through our Balancing Services Portal.

THE will accept bids by 17 December 2021, 12:00 hours by awarding individual contracts (“System Balancing Transaction Agreements”) for the above contract period.

The terms and conditions of the tender as well as all other documents required for participation in the tender can be found in the download area in the section "Downloadcenter THE".

Terms and Conditions for External System Balancing Actions: Terms and Conditions for External System Balancing Actions