BENELUX – Tender « studie flexibiliteit » / Appel d’offres “étude flexibilité”: “Flexibility issues in the Penta region”, Deadline : 21.4.2022

 

NEGOTIATED PROCEDURE WITH PRIOR PUBLICATION FOR SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH ON ‘FLEXIBILITY ISSUES IN THE PENTA REGION’ SPECIFICATION No. 2022/01/Penta

The tender has as its object a call for proposals for research on “Flexibility issues in the Penta region” as part of the Pentalateral Energy Forum’s Research Agenda – and as part of its process of regional integration towards a European and reliable electricity market.

This service contract is commissioned by the Benelux General Secretariat and funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy

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The main goal of this project is to have a report by the Contractor summarising the main findings regarding a common understanding of flexibility, qualitative estimations for future needs and sources and addressing the current barriers of flexibility. The following aspects must be taken into account in order to achieve the main objective:

 

• Creating a general overview within the Penta-region of the implementation of the flexibility aspects of the Clean Energy Package, especially in the electricity market regulation EU 2019/943 and electricity market directive EU 2019/944.

• Achieving common definition and understanding of flexibility, its applications and sources.

• Evaluating the future need and its potentials for flexibility in the electricity system in line with the Penta work stream for the Common Vision 2050 for the time horizons 2030, 2040 and 2050.

• Mapping the current barriers hindering market access and cross border exchange of flexibility.

• Analysis of the different potential of market places for flexibility in regard of their interdependencies, chances and challenges.

• Elaborating recommendations on how to facilitate flexibility with special regard on cross border exchange.

The price for the contract shall be a maximum of €80,000.00 (eighty thousand) EURO excluding VAT.

Deadline: The deadline for the submission of bids is 21/04/2022 at 17:00.

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Further information can be found in the tender notice.