Natural gas capacity platform PRISMA secondary to close during 20-31 December

12 December 2013 16:17 Source:ICIS

The secondary capacity trading unit of the PRISMA platform will close for maintenance between 20-31 December in preparation for some major changes, the company said on Thursday.

New functions will be available on the platform from 1 January, and additional transmission system operators (TSOs) from several European countries are expected to join successively from this date. While primary trading on the new European platform started in April this year, the secondary website has solely been used by German TSOs so far.

Also from 1 January, British grid operators National Grid, Northern Irish Premier Transmission and Irish Gaslink as well as French TSO TIGF are scheduled to join PRISMA primary ( see ESGM 5 December 2013 ).

By Johanna Blackader