Clearing Circular 22/2021 | Third Information Package related to German Gas Market Merger on 1 October 2021

    NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG was merged on 1 June 2021 with GASPOOL Balancing Services GmbH. The merged company was renamed from GASPOOL Balancing GmbH to Trading Hub Europe GmbH (THE GmbH).

    The German Market Areas GASPOOL (GPL) and NetConnect (NCG) are operated by the new THE GmbH and will form a single nationwide German gas market area as of 1 October 2021. The name of the nationwide German gas market area will be Trading Hub Europe (THE) and will be managed by THE GmbH.

    EEX and ECC provided you with information on the German gas market merger in:

    • EEX Customer Information on 17 September 2020
    • EEX Customer Information on 25 March 2021
    • ECC Clearing Circular on 24 March 2021

    We would like to complement the information and inform the Trading and Clearing Community about the aspects below.