An ex-post conversion request can be started in the "My Transactions" view (under "Transactions" for bookings performed on the platform and under "TAG Multi-Year" for legacy transactions).
Only firm (FZK, DZK) long-term bundled capacity bookings can undergo an ex-post conversion request. To do so, you must have an unbundled booking at a network point, which is part of the bundled booking.
That is only possible, however, within three business days (Mo-Fr) after the end of the auction in which the bundled product was acquired. For example, for an auction which closed on Thursday at 18:00h, a conversion can be requested until the next Tuesday at 18:00h.
To start a conversion request, do the following:
1. Go to "Reporting" > "My transactions"
2. Click on the three dots under "Actions".
3. Then select the "Create conversion request" button. The form for creating a conversion request will be displayed:
The "Transaction" card will contain the details of the unbundled part of the selected bundled deal, which include network point and TSO who has subscribed to the capacity management service
In the "Conversion Request" tile in the dialog:
the field for the "Bundled Deal ID" of the transaction is pre-filled and cannot be edited;
the fields "Amount" and "Runtime" are editable. Once the values are inserted, the following validations are performed:
- the field "Unbundled Deal" is a free text field.
Once the "Submit" button has been clicked, the following validations are performed:
the conversion window of 72 working hours after closure of the auction in which the bundled had been acquired is still open.
If a request is submitted after the conversion window has closed, the following error message is shown:
"The conversion window for this runtime is already closed."
the shipper still possesses the specified amount for the specified runtime in both deals
the quality is firm in both deals (FZK or DZK)
the capacity is not blocked or deducted from the shipper portfolio due to:
If capacity is blocked or deducted by any other transaction, the following error is shown:
"The requested capacity had already been used for other transactions. Please reduce the amount/runtime before proceeding."
the specified amount of the conversion request from the bundled deal is not allocated to a balancing group for the specified period
In case of a successful validation, a human readable ID is assigned to the conversion request (e.g. CO4567) and the converted capacity is blocked for further use and cannot be allocated anymore to a balancing group. Moreover, the conversion request gets the status "Requested" until the TSO approves or rejects it.
Note: the request is binding and cannot be withdrawn.