The transition from summer time (daylight saving time) to standard time takes place by setting the clock one hour back (from 03:00 am to 02:00 am CET) during the night of Sunday, 29 October (week 43). Sunday will have 25 hours.
The day-ahead market
For handling of transition in Day-ahead Web, please see the Day-ahead Web support pages.
For EDIEL please see the following description.
For information about the API and DST, please see the API Developer Portal.
For UK Half hour auction, please see the DST chapter in the User guide.
The intraday market
As a result of the transition to standard time there will be additional series listed corresponding to the latter hour between 02:00 am - 03:00 am CET. It is possible to trade all series until the relevant closing time per area before the beginning of the delivery period.
Tables showing the correct DST naming, delivery start/end and gate closure for all areas, is found here.
Daylight saving time member test
In preparation of the clock change we are opening our test environments for all members interested in doing a daylight savings time test. Test times are as following:
Tuesday 3 October
08:00 CET Intraday member test environment opens
14:00 CET Day-ahead & UK half hour auction gate closure time (for delivery date 29 October)
15:00 CET Publication of Day-ahead and UK HH trade results
Thursday 5 October
14:00 CET CASS results available
14:00 CET Intraday member test environment closes
For intraday, the test environment will time travel so that 14:00 CET on 3 October simulates 02:00 CET 29 October. This is done to make it easier to perform trades in the affected time slots.
For Day-ahead, test environment is open for bids until gate closure time 3 October (for delivery date 29 October).
About Nord Pool
Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient, simple and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Today 380 companies from 20 countries trade on Nord Pool’s markets.
Nord Pool operates markets in the Nordic and Baltic regions, Germany and the UK, and is a Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) in 15 European countries, while also servicing power markets in Croatia and Bulgaria. In 2016 Nord Pool had a total turnover of 505 TWh traded power. The company has offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, London and Berlin.
Lysaker, 27 September 2017