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Core Flow-Based Market Coupling project: announcement on the progress of Joint Integration Testing and new go-live date


FIT testing has been finished successfully, SIT testing is expected to run until the end of February, new go-live date will be 20th April 2022

The first phase of joint regional testing (Full Integration Testing - FIT) finished successfully on 13 January 2022. The FIT testing, focused on functionality between all systems involved in the FB MC process, has proven that the given solution is able to perform the FB MC process.

The next phase of the testing (Simulation Integration Testing – SIT) has started on 17th January 2022 and is expected to run until the end of February 2022.

 The SIT testing is focused on testing of the joint operational procedures to prove, that the solution is capable of facilitating the daily operational process.

After the test performed in the course of January and the alignment with external parties (SDAC), the project parties can now confirm that the new go-live date will be 20th April 2022 (trading day for delivery on 21st April 2022).

Core project parties will keep informing market participants about following steps in the project that are relevant for a robust and reliable go-live and planned activities.

For more information, please refer to the press release attached: >>


About the Day-Ahead Flow-Based Market Coupling project in the Core CCR

The Core Flow-Based Market Coupling (Core FB MC) project promotes the development and implementation of a flow-based day-ahead market coupling across the whole Core capacity calculation region (Core CCR) in the framework of the Single Day-Ahead Coupling (SDAC). The Core CCR consists of the bidding zone borders between the following EU Member States’ bidding zones: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.