HUSKAT route received positive response from the market (Bid submission window II – results)
Transmission system operators from Hungary, Slovakia and Austria have held a successful allocation procedure for the HUSKAT project route towards Austrian VTP. Offered transmission capacities at Hungarian-Slovak border were fully booked for seven - year period and partly for the next years during the October bid submission window. Total amount of bids has exceeded capacity of 4.29 bcm/year for the period from October 2022 to September 2029. Magyar Gáz Tranzit Zrt. (MGT) , eustream a.s. (Eustream) and Gas Connect Austria (GCA) would like to thank all participants for the submitted bids. Having concluded the project has passed the economic tests. Based on a positive response from the market, the HUSKAT project will proceed in line with principles and conditions set according to in the Rulebook of Alternative Allocation Procedure being in line with the Article 30 of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459. In line with the procedure set in this Rulebook the final confirmations of capacity bookings are expected to be granted by the end of March 2019.