PRISMA Glossary

Transport Auctions

  • Allocation Procedure with Pre-Emption Rights and Congestion Management Mechanism (AP-PRCMM)

    The Allocation Procedure with Pre-Emption Rights and Congestion Management Mechanism (AP-PRCMM) is the procedure defined by TTPC for allocation of firm capa...

  • Competing Auctions

    Competing capacity as defined by the CAM Regulation: Capacity for which the available capacity in one of the concerned auctions cannot be allocated with...

  • German Capacity Categories (FZK, DZK, bFZK and BZK)

    There are four German-specific capacity categories, which can be found on the PRISMA Platform. 1. FZK (Frei Zuordenbare Kapazität, literally Fr...

  • Charge Conversion

    Platform performs a charge conversion for the following units and values. The following table provides the overview of the supported charge conversion. Th...

  • Balancing group and Portfolio codes

    Balancing group A balancing group contains a simple identifier, an indicator of gas type (for gas differentiation). Each TSO (Germany, Austria and Slovenia...

  • Conversion Formula

    General conversion formula for flow unit For any transaction (Trade Proposal, Response, Trade) with a runtime t, identify the total of all hours within run...

  • What Are Incremental Auctions?

    Overview Incremental auctions are auctions in which incremental capacity is offered.   According to CAM NC, this type of capacity includes any technic...

  • How do credit limit checks work in incremental auctions?

    Overview For incremental auctions, PRISMA also runs a credit limit check. However, since you can bid in multiple offer levels, the platform only subtrac...

  • How to bid in incremental auctions?

    Overview You can find incremental auctions along with regular auctions after the scheduled publications of yearly products. To participate in the auctio...

  • What are capacity fees?

    Overview The final price of a capacity booking comprises the regulated tariff, auction surcharges (if there are any) and additional capacity fees. Those...