The huge increase of the balancing and conversion neutrality charge in particular by NCG is still causing a bad mood and leading to discussions among market participants. In the last edition, ener|gate Gasmarkt reported about the anger among trading companies about the NCG conversion neutrality charge. Gaspool and NCG have now published documents with an explanation of the calculation. More will be reported about this later. First, something about the latest discussions on the balancing neutrality charge and an exchange of letters. In the following, we will focus on NCG. The discussion is currently focused on this market area operator (MAO) as the changes of the neutrality charges were extraordinarily high, and, in particular, much higher than expected.