System access

How can I access OMIE's system?
  • Internet (fiber-optic corporate networks, ADSL lines, or work stations with a 4G/5G connection.)

 

  • End-to-End Line (For more information, please contact dtid@omie.es).

 

For more information, please consult the "Communications access" section.

What requirements are there for the system I am using to connect?
  • In the document, “Setup Guide for the access point”, Chapter 2, “Minimum Requirements,” lists all the requirements your computer system must meet for access. You can download it in the OMIE: Technical Documentation.

 

For more information, please consult the  "How to become an Agent: Technical Documentation" section.

How can I access OMIE's system?

- Day-ahead Market and  Intraday Auctions:

  • Browser (Internet Explorer)
  • Client Application (documentation in the Help section on the Market Website)
  • SFTP (historical information)

 

- Intraday Continuous Market:

  • Historical information:

- Browser (Internet Explorer).

- Client Application.

 

  • Trading (documentation in the Help section on the Market Website):

- Customer Trading provided by OMIE (.EXE)

- Customer Trading developed by third parties (for more information, please contact proyectoLTS3@omie.es).

 

For more information, please consult the “Contracting System” section.

Setup problems on the client's end with Edge?

To cover the future obsolescence of Internet Explorer, since 11/17/2021 OMIE supports access through Microsoft Edge web browser.

 

  • If you are configuring a new system or are having problems accessing OMIE's system, please do the following:

- The ‘Station Setup Guide’ can be found in the webpage OMIE: Technical Documentation with all the necessary steps for the correct configuration of your PC for accessing the Market Web via EDGE. In the same section you can find the 'Download Center User Manual’, with additional steps to configure the download client.

- Following the previous link, you will find a FAQ’s document where you can consult some solutions to the problems that you may find.

Setup problems on the client's end with Internet Explorer or Java?

Note: Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer will be discontinued on 06/15/2022, which is why we recommend setting up at least one workstation to use the Edge browser.

All related information in the previous section, leaving the following information for access through Internet Explorer and Java during a limited period of coexistence.

 

  • In accessing through a corporate network, you must consider the necessary requirements (ports, guidelines, trusted sites…) for access and enable them in your infrastructure (proxy, firewall…). In addition, some of OMIE's applications must be configured explicitly if accessing through a corporate network (review the documentation published on each application in the Publications section).

 

For more information, you can find all of the setup guides in the “IE Repository” section.

- Uninstall all versions of JAVA installed on the system and then proceed as previously outlined (run the OMIE installer).

ATTENTION: Uninstalling a version of JAVA on your setup could result in other applications not working properly. Here, we will only explain how to proceed in setting up access to OMIE's systems.

 

  • If you would like to personalize your system setup, please follow the setup manual “Station setup guide". In the “IE Repository” section, you will be able to find the manual as well as a link to download the version of JAVA that is compatible with OMIE's system.

 

- Run the OMIE installer, which you can download in the “IE Repository” section. This installer sets up your system to run the environment properly and, if necessary, it installs a version of JAVA that is compatible with OMIE's system.

ATTENTION: You must run the installer with a user who has Administrator privileges.

 

  • If you continue to experience problems, it is possible that there is some problem with installing JAVA on your system or that the version installed was not entirely compatible. In this case:

- Uninstall all versions of JAVA installed on the system and then proceed as previously outlined (run the OMIE installer).

ATTENTION: Uninstalling a version of JAVA on your setup could result in other applications not working properly. Here, we will only explain how to proceed in setting up access to OMIE's systems.

 

  • If you would like to personalize your system setup, please follow the setup manual “Station setup guide". In the “IE Repository” section, you will be able to find the manual as well as a link to download the version of JAVA that is compatible with OMIE's system.

For more information, you can find all of the setup guides in the “IE Repository” section.

How can I contact OMIE?
  • If you are not an agent, please send an email with your question to info@omie.es.

 

  • If you are already an agent and are experiencing a technical problem with setup and/or access with a browser to OMIE's systems that you have not been able to resolve with the help outlined  in this FAQ, please send an e-mail describing your problem in detail with all of the information you can provide (screen captures of errors, when the error occurs, the certificate used…) to mercado@omie.es.

 

  • If you have a problem or question about access with Customers/Robots, whether OMIE's or your own, please send an e-mail describing your question in as much detail as possible to ProyectoSIOM2@omie.es for questions related to automatic access using Web Services or to ProyectoLTS3@omie.es for questions related to access using AMQP for continuous intraday market.

For more information, please consult the “Contact” section.

How can I get the files with the Market's public information provided by OMIE?
  • You can find this information in the documents entitled “Public information provided by the Market Operator” and “File form for public distribution of information on the Electricity Market” in the “Public Information and File Model” section.