Gasunie Transport Services B.V. (GTS) is owner and operator of the national transmission network in the Netherlands. GTS is responsible for the management, operation and development of the gas transport system in the Netherlands.

FAQ All frequently asked questions

  • Tariffs are part of the TSC tariff appendix.

  • The daily capacity tariff can be calculated as follows: daily factor * monthly factor * yearly tariff

    • Daily factor is always 1/30
    • Monthly factor:
      * In case of FORWARD FLOW depends on month:
         - 0,3 for December, January, February (winter months)
         - 0,15 for march, April, October, November (shoulder months)
         - 0,075 for May, June, July, August, September (summer months)
      * In case of BACKHAUL
         - Monthly factor is 1/12 for all months
    • Yearly tariff 2014 can be found on our website. 

    The costs for a daily FIRM capacity booking can be calculated as: 
    cost (€/day) =  booked daily capacity (kWh/h) * daily tariff (€/kWh/h/Day)

    If the booking is INTERRUPTIBLE, then a discount of 30% will be applied: 
    cost (€/day) =  0,7 * booked daily capacity (kWh/h) * daily tariff (€/kWh/h/Day)

  • The total time required for the communication process is very variable, being largely dependent on the extent to which the IT systems are equipped to communicate with each other. Changes may need to be made to make the protocols suitable for the communication tests. The time required is therefore very dependent on the existing infrastructure and the resources available. You could consider outsourcing the communication tests to a specialist company. Providing the required financial securities can also affect how long the process takes.

  • Yes, the amount of credit you need varies. Your credit has to cover your exposure. If your exposure changes, this affects the amount of credit you need. Click here for a detailed explanation of how exposure is built up.

     - Increase
    You can increase your credit limit by providing additional financial securities at the right time. GTS accepts the following additional financial securities: parent company guarantee, security deposit and bank guarantee. You can find the standards here.

    - Decrease
    You can ask us to return all or part of your additional securities if you expect that you will no longer need the additional credit. If, for example, a transmission contract has expired, surplus unused credit becomes available.

    The financial securities must be valid for at least 2 months after the end date of the longest transmission booking contract.

  • There are no costs associated with obtaining a licence and we will not send you a bill. Of course, you will have to bear the costs of any measures you have to take to meet the conditions for obtaining a licence.