Gas Hub Balkan EAD launches an Inside Information Platform (BGH IIP)

Balkan Gas Hub EAD starts the operation of a Platform for Disclosure of Inside Information - BGH IIP  as of 1 November 2021, pursuant to Article 155c (3) 6 of Ordinance № 3 of 21.03.2013 on licensing of energy activities (NLDE, Licensing Ordinance).

BGH IIP allows the market participants to publish inside information in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) №1227/2011, the ACER Guidance on the application of Regulation (EU) №1227/2011 and Articles 155e and 155f of the NLDE.

Pursuant to Section 4 of the ACER Guidance on the application of Regulation (EU) №1227/2011, inside information shall be disclosed through the publication of Urgent Market Massages (UMMs) on an Inside Information Platform approved and registered by ACER. The deadline for selection and use of a specialized IIP by the market participants is January 1, 2021.

BGH IIP's Inside information publication services are available both to members of the organized market of BGH EAD and to market participants (third parties) that do not use the BGH Trading Platform from all EU Member States and the Energy Community Contracting Parties.

More information about the publication services is announced on the BGH IIP portal.

  • BGH members can publish inside information on the BGH IIP platform free of charge;
  • Price list for access to the services for publication of inside information on the BGH IIP platform for market participants that are not members of the BGH.

In addition, above the requirements of the Licensing Ordinance, BGH IIP is in process of  registration as an Inside Information Platform with ACER, and offers possibility for inside information publication by market participants from all EU Member States and Energy Community Contracting Parties, valid for all balancing zones in Europe.

In case you have questions or suggestions for this or another service on the BGH market send your feedback by email:

Balkan Gas Hub Team