Nord Pool gives notice that the collateral requirements for power contracts will be increased during the Christmas period. The adjustment is in accordance with the Standard Terms for Trading and Clearing in Nord Pool’s Day-ahead and Intraday markets.
The adjustment is made in order to cover the period of non-clearing days during Christmas.
The adjusted collateral requirements will be increased by two days such that the Day Factor used in the Daily Margin calculation will be increased to four days.
The adjustment will be implemented Friday December 15, meaning the increased collateral must be posted by members by 11:00 CET on Monday December 18, 2017.
The Day Factor will be reduced back to two days on Tuesday January 2, 2018 bringing collateral requirements back to the regular levels by the Wednesday January 3 11:00 CET deadline.
Included is the Nord Pool Clearing Schedule YE 2017 outlining the dates over this period on which invoicing and cash settlements will occur.
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, 6 December 2017
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