Congestion management in the Nordic electricity market

The project focused on the technical and economic consequences of the present congestion management in the Nordic electricity market and the most important alternatives to the present scheme.


The analyses included efficiency of resource utilisation, market power, incentives for infrastructure investments, security of supply and technical issues.


The electricity market model Balmorel was used in the analyses.


Concrete recommendations

The analyses formed the basis for concrete recommendations concerning the future Nordic congestion management and should be seen in context with the previous project "Steps for improved congestion management and cost allocation for transit".


The project was carried out by Hagman Energy, COWI and Ea Energy Analyses for the Nordic Electricity Market Group under the Nordic Council of Ministers.


It was initiated in November 2007 and completed in March 2008.



Last update 17-07-2015


Helge Ørsted Pedersen



Ea Energy Analyses Gammeltorv 8, 6th floor1457 Copenhagen KDenmark Tel work+45 60 39 17 16 Fax +45 33 32 16 61

GEO: 55.675932, 12.575096