Environment specifics

Bid Submission

Header Description

BSP Gate Closure Time is set to "Automated Operation".

BSP Gate Closure time (GCT) is set to 45 minutes relative to the hour to which the delivery period belongs.

Day Ahead Price validation

In the BSP test environment, the validation of bids against Day Ahead Prices is turned off.

Simple bids

Submission of simple bids is supported.

Complex bids

Submission of the following complex bids are supported:

- Exclusive

- Multipart

- Inclusive

Please note: Currently, to validate inclusive bids, the xsd available at https://nordicbalancingmodel.net/implementation-guides must be used.

Linked bids

Submission of the following linked bids are supported:

- Technically linked bids

- Conditionally linked bids

National bid attributes

The following national bid attributes are supported:

- Maximum duration

- Resting time

- Period shift

- Faster activation

- Slower activation

Activation

Header Description

Activation in the test environment

In the test environment, activation is done by a simple simulator that activates the bid.

If a bid is available for several types of activation, the simulator will choose to activate the bid using the following priority:

1. Faster activation

2. Period shift

3. Direct activation

4. Scheduled activation

Note: The simple simulator does not support updated bids. Bid updates are received, validated and acknowledged accordingly, but the activation request will contain the quantity from the first version of the bid even if the bid is updated before the activation request is received.

Faster activation

Activation is supported using the automation simulator.

Note: Activation request will be sent when the bid is received.

Period shift

Activation is supported using the automation simulator.

Note: Activation request will be sent 7,5 minutes prior to MTU.

Direct activation

Activation is supported using the automation simulator.

Note: Activation request will be sent when the bid is received.

Scheduled activation

Activation is supported using the automation simulator.

Note: Activation request will be sent 7,5 minutes prior to MTU.

Slower activation

Not supported in BSP test environment.