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Ruling Chamber 7 proceedings

The KAP+ procedure for additional capacity in a single German market area

Ruling Chamber 7 initiated a procedure on 23 May 2019 to change the ruling of 20 September 2013 (BK7-13-019) and for a decision on the application of an overbooking system to be jointly proposed by the transmission system operators (TSOs) pursuant to section 2.2.2 of Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 715/2009. The procedure was aimed at all transmission system operators.

BK7-19-037 – Notification of proceedings - English version (pdf / 409 KB)
BK7-19-037 – Notification of proceedings - illustrations / English version (pdf / 227 KB)

Public consultation:
The TSOs and other market participants were given until 5 July 2019 to submit comments.

Second public consultation:
The TSOs presented a joint concept for an oversubscription and buy-back scheme on 1 October 2019. The TSOs’ concept together with other deliberations of the ruling chamber were put out for consultation until 8 November 2019.

The TSOs’ joint concept for an oversubscription and buy-back scheme
BK7-19-037 Concept for an oversubscription and buy-back scheme - English version (pdf / 5 MB)
BK7-19-037 process description English version (pdf / 625 KB)

The TSOs likewise published their proposed concept on a dedicated market area merger website

The ruling chamber’s consultation document
BK7-19-037 Consultation document 11.10.2019_English_version (pdf / 2 MB)

Responses to the first and second public consultations are available for download here
Verfahren BK7-19-0037 (in German)

The ruling chamber initiated a consultation of the national regulatory authorities of adjacent Member States on 13 December 2019. The consultation ended on 24 January 2020. The consultation document can be accessed here
BK7-19-037 Consultation of the national regulatory authorities of adjacent Member State (pdf / 224 KB)

Decision 25 March 2020 (BK7-19-037, English version)

Further information on the procedure can be found here
Aktuelle Informationen der Beschlusskammer 7 (in German, decision in English)


Date of modification:2020.07.21