How to Submit and Update Curve Orders (Single Hourly Orders)


You can submit and update curve orders in three different ways:

  1. You can create/update your order directly in the order editor
  2. You can create/update your order in an Excel file, and thereafter copy the orders and paste it directly into the application
  3. You can upload an order using our Excel templates


1. Create/update order in order editor

  • From the order overview screen, click "Add Curve” button
  • Select correct portfolio from the drop down box at the top of the order entry window  
  • Edit your order in the order editor
    • Add (+) and remove ( x ) price steps
    • Positive volume = BUY
    • Negative volume = SELL
    • Minimum price (must be included) = -500 EUR
    • Maximum price (must be included) = 3000 EUR
    • Tick size = 0,01 EUR/MWh
    • Trade lot = 0,1 MW
    • Maximum 200 price steps
  • "Save". The system will notify if paste succeeded or not
  • "Close"




2. Copy and paste curve order from an Excel file

  • Start by either 1) downloading an empty Excel template or 2) exporting an existing order. For further instruction on this and how to fill in the excel template, see this link
  • Enter orders and price steps in the Excel template
    • Positive volume = BUY
    • Negative volume = SELL
    • Minimum price (must be included) = -500 EUR
    • Maximum price (must be included) = 3000 EUR
    • Tick size = 0,01 EUR/MWh
    • Trade lot = 0,1 MW
    • Maximum 200 price steps
  • In the Excel file, mark the price steps and the hourly volumes and press CTRL + C
  • In the Auctions platform, 
    • "Add Curve"
    • Select portfolio
    • Click "From Clipboard" and press CTRL + V
    • "Save" and "Close"



3. Upload an order using Excel templates

  • Start by either 1) downloading an empty Excel template or 2) exporting an existing order. For further instruction on this and how to fill in the excel template, see this link
  • Enter orders and price steps in the Excel template
  • Save the order file on your computer
  • "Upload" and either 1) drag and drop the file, or 2) "Select from your computer"



Order overview after placing orders