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 Market Trial 

 

 

Introduction

The Market Trial is a full function pilot demonstration of Market and System Operations processes prior to market Go-Live. 

It provides an opportunity for Participants to fully vet their processes and systems, while experiencing the market in a risk-free environment prior to the opening of the market in May 2018.


The overall objectives of the Market Trial are as follows:
  • Provide a risk free environment where Participants can freely exercise their systems and processes and experience market operations and daily activities
  • Provide Participants with an opportunity to test their own new or modified internal systems and processes
  • Provide a means by which to measure successful execution of market operations processes
  • Facilitate a smooth transition into the live market
  • Identify required areas for improvement that can be addressed prior to launch

 

 

Market Trial Timeline:

Timeline

 



Participant Daily Calls

There are 2 participant conference calls held daily*:
 
Monday – Thursday (15-30mins) – Daily Update:

  •  Morning Call: 09:30 – 10:00 (Irish Time)
  •  Afternoon Call: 16:30 – 17:00 (Irish Time)
Friday (30-60mins) – Daily & Weekly Update:

  •  Morning Call: 09:30 – 10:30 (Irish Time) - This may vary, please refer to the schedule on the runsheet for the respective week. 
  •  Afternoon Call: 16:00 – 17:00 (Irish Time) - This may vary, please refer to the schedule on the runsheet for the respective week. 

*Please note there are no calls on the following days due to Irish Bank Holidays:
       Christmas Holiday Period: 25 Dec 2017 – 5 Jan 2018
       St. Patrick’s Day: 19 Mar 2018
       Good Friday: 30 Mar 2018
       Easter Monday: 2 Apr 2018
       - May Bank Holidays: 7 May 2018 and 28 May 2018
       - June Bank Holiday ROI: 4 June 2018
       - July Bank Holiday NI: 12 July 2018
       - August Bank Holiday ROI: 6 August 2018
       - August Bank Holiday NI: 27 August 2018





Conference Call Dial-in Details:

         Conference Dial-in (ROI):  +353 (0)1 664 8888
         Conference Dial-in (NI):  +44 (0)28 9595 0070
         International Dial-in Numbers:
Link Here
         Participant Passcode:  894516


Run-Sheets

The following run-sheets will be posted on the Friday prior to the start of each Trial Week. Please note this is subject to change according to the Market Trial Participant Guide.
Scenario 1:
  •  Trial Week 1: 04/12/2017– 08/12/2017 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 2: 11/12/2017– 15/12/2017 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 3: 18/12/2017– 22/12/2017 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 4: Holiday Period – No Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 5: Holiday Period – No Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 6: 08/01/2018 – 12/01/2018 - Run Sheet
 
Scenario 2:
  •  Trial Week 7: 15/01/2018 – 19/01/2018 - Run Sheet
 
Scenario 3:
  •  Trial Week 8: 22/01/2018 – 26/01/2018 - Run Sheet
 
Scenario 4:
  •  Trial Week 9: 29/01/2018 – 02/02/2018 - Run Sheet
 
Scenario 5:
  •  Trial Week 10: 05/02/2018 – 09/02/2018 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 11: 12/02/2018 – 16/02/2018 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 12: 19/02/2018 – 23/02/2018 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 13: 26/02/2018 – 02/03/2018 - Run Sheet
  •  Trial Week 14: 05/03/2018 – 09/03/2018 - Run Sheet   

Scenario 6:

  •  Trial Week 15: 12/03/2018 – 16/03/2018 - Run Sheet

 
Scenario 7 - Unscripted Phase:

SEMO is a joint venture between EirGrid PLC and SONI Limited