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On these pages you will find out more about how the National Transmission System (NTS) handles entry and exit capacity, including how to bid for entry capacity and apply for exit capacity. You will also be able to retrieve current and historical capacity data on these pages.

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Entry capacity

This page provides an overview of entry capacity including the types of capacity available, the different types of auctions, and the responsibilities of users and National Grid.

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Exit capacity

This page provides an overview of exit capacity including the types of capacity available, the different types of applications, and the responsibilities of users and ourselves.

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Capacity methodology statements

Gas Transporter Licence capacity methodology statements, associated consultations, documents, and planned industry workshops.

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Latest capacity update

The bid window for the Quarterly System Entry Capacity (QSEC) auction will open on Monday 16 March 2020. For more information, download our 2020 QSEC Presentation.  

Gemini contingency arrangements

Here you will find guidance on the Gemini Code contingency arrangements should a failure of the Gemini system occur. The processes detailed on here should only be followed when we have declared a Code contingency.

When contingency arrangements are being used, news updates will be provided via the standard communications channels:

For Gemini training materials and operational processes, please go to the Xoserve website. You can find more about Gemini contingency on the Joint Office Website.

Processes to be followed and proforma to be used in the event of a Gemini Code contingency are located here:

Download the Gemini Code Contingency Guidelines document



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To find out more about charges and how those charges are determined, please refer to the Charging pages.

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