Grid reserve

Reserve Power - Call for expressions of interest in accordance with § 4 para 2 of the German Regulation on Reserve Power Plants (ResKV)

In accordance with the provisions of the German regulation on reserve power plants (abbr. Reservekraftwerksverordnung - ResKV) dated 27 June 2013, the German transmission system operators are obliged to execute call for expressions of interest - EoI (§4 ResKV). The call for expressions of interest is based on requirements for additional reserve power for the network reserve (§ 3 Abs. 1 ResKV) examined by the German regulatory authority Bundesnetzagentur. Associated reports can be found under the following link:

Associated ResKV-reports from Bundesnetzagentur

Interested operators of electricity generation or storage facilities (“plant”) are invited to submit an expression of interest in accordance with § 4 para 2 ResKV to have their plant included in the network reserve. To submit expressions of interest, interested operators are required to complete the documents supplied for the purpose and to return them to the responsible transmission system operator, both electronically and in printed form:

Details of the specific prerequisites and requirements for the plants and/or plant operators, including the geographical network region in question and the technical parameters involved, are included in the documents provided.

Please consider the respective deadlines for submissions of expressions of interests to have plants included in the network reserve. The stamp showing the date of receipt by post shall determine whether expressions of interest have been submitted in good time.

Any resulting contracts depend on approval by Bundesnetzagentur, especially regarding the selection of plant operators to be contracted and resulting financial obligations upon the responsible transmission system operator. There is no legal entitlement to conclude a contract. The 50Hertz Transmission GmbH reserves the right, to change the published information without further announcements.

Contact person for expressions of interest to be submitted to:

Jochen Henrik Hail
50Hertz Transmission GmbH
Eichenstraße 3A
12435 Berlin
Phone:+49 (0)30-5150-2092
E-Mail: jochenhenrik.hail@50hertz.com

Matthias Gerdes
50Hertz Transmission GmbH
Eichenstraße 3A
12435 Berlin
Phone:+49 (0)30-5150-2103
E-Mail: matthias.gerdes@50hertz.com