3. Gas System Usage Fees Regulation 2013 - Amendment To 2014, 3. Gsne Vo 2013 - 2014 Amendment

Original Language Title: 3. Gas-Systemnutzungsentgelte-Verordnung 2013 – Novelle 2014, 3. GSNE-VO 2013 – Novelle 2014

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69. Regulation of the Regulatory Commission of E-Control, which amalgles the charges for the Gas System Usage Charges Regulation 2013 (3). Gas-System-Use-Regulation 2013-Novelle 2014, 3. GSNE-VO 2013-Novelle 2014)

On the basis of § 24 and § 70 Gaswirtschaftsgesetz 2011-GWG 2011, BGBl. I n ° 107/2011 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I Nr. 174/2013 iVm § 12 sec. 2 Z 1 Energy Control Act-E-ControlG, BGBl. I No 110/2010 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I No 174/2013, shall be arranged:

The regulation of the Regulatory Commission of E-Control, which determines the charges for the use of systems in the gas industry (Gas-Systems-Use-charges-Ordination 2013, GSNE-VO 2013), BGBl. II No 309/2012, as amended by the 2. GSNE-VO 2013-Novelle 2014, BGBl. II No 20/2014, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 4 (1) last sentence reads:

"The charge shall be paid by the respective storage company even if the capacity booked for the 2012 Regulation in accordance with § 16 of the Gas-Market Model Regulation is not nominated or is only partially nominated."

2. In accordance with Article 4 (5), the following paragraphs 6 to 11 are added:

" (6) The network usage fee for the cross-border use of a storage facility in the transmission system referred to in paragraph 8 (1) (1) shall be determined in cents/kWh/h per day as follows:

1.

Memory 7-fields: 1.05

2.

Memory MAB: 0.22

The net usage fee is invoiced on the basis of the sum of the minima of the account balances of the balance sheet groups of a guest in kWh/h, determined in accordance with paragraph 8 Z 1.

(7) The network usage charge for the cross-border use of a storage facility in the transmission system as specified in paragraph 8 (2) shall be determined in cents/kWh/h per day as follows:

1.

Memory 7-fields: 0.42

2.

Memory MAB: 0.19

The net usage fee is calculated on the basis of the sum of the maxima of the account balances of the balance sheet groups of a guest in kWh/h, as determined in accordance with paragraph 8 Z 2.

(8) Cross-border use of the storage facility shall be in place if the account balance on an hourly basis is not equal to zero pursuant to paragraph 10 Z 2.

1.

If the account balance is negative on an hourly basis, a cross-border use of a storage facility from the market area East to an adjacent market area is available;

2.

If the account balance on an hourly basis is positive, a cross-border use of a storage facility from an adjacent market area into the market area of East is positive.

The transmission system operators and distribution system operators are obliged to provide each other with the relevant data in accordance with paragraph 9 Z 2 and Z 3.

(9) Storage undertakings shall demonstrate to the network operator, to whose network the storage facility is connected, that no cross-border use of the storage facility has taken place. Where a storage facility is connected to the transmission system and the distribution system, this verification shall be carried out in relation to the distribution and transmission system operator. For this purpose, the storage company shall have a storage level account per balance sheet group. and market area, on which input and output ominations according to Z 2 and Z 3 as well as rebutions between the storage level accounts of the market areas are imaged. For this reason, the storage company shall provide the following data to the network operators:

1.

Hourly change in the actual value of the storage account per balance group, which holds the nomination rights at the relevant points of storage, and an independent auditor confirms these values against the network operators;

2.

Feed-in nominations to the storage facility per unit group on an hourly basis from the transmission system and from the distribution network, whereby the distribution area manager and the market area manager shall be given the appropriate values vis-à-vis the network operators confirm;

3.

Output ominations from the storage facility per balance sheet group on an hourly basis to the transmission system and to the distribution network, whereby the distribution area manager and the market area manager shall be given the appropriate values vis-à-vis the network operators confirm;

(10) The hourly balance of the storage account per balance sheet group (account balance) is determined as follows:

1.

The hourly change in the nominal value of the storage life account per group of balance-sheet groups results from the feed-in ominations (paragraph 1). 9 Z 2) minus the output ominations (para. 9 Z 3) of the hour to be calculated;

2.

The hourly balance of the storage life account per balance group (account balance) results from the hourly change in the actual value of the storage account per balance sheet group (paragraph 1). 9 Z 1) minus the hourly change in the nominal value of the storage position account (Z 1).

(11) The charges pursuant to paragraphs 6 and 7 shall be paid by the storage company on a monthly basis and in addition to the fee referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 and § 12 para. 2 to the network operator to whose network the storage facility is connected. If a storage system is connected to both the transmission system and the distribution system, the payment shall be paid to the distribution system operator. The distribution of the proceeds in accordance with paragraph 6 between the network operators shall be carried out per balance sheet group in relation to the quantities in kWh fed into the respective network in the respective month from the storage facility. The distribution of the proceeds in accordance with paragraph 7 between the network operators shall be carried out per balance sheet group in relation to the quantities in kWh which are levied out of the respective network in the respective month in relation to the storage facility. "

3. In accordance with Article 12 (3), the following paragraphs 4 and 5 are added:

" (4) The network usage fee for the cross-border use of a storage facility in the distribution network pursuant to Article 4 (8) Z 1 shall be determined in cents/kWh/h per day as follows: 1.05

The net usage fee is invoiced on the basis of the sum of the minima of the account balances of the balance sheet groups of a guest in kWh/h determined in accordance with § 4 (8) (1). § 4 (8) to (11) shall apply mutatily.

(5) The network usage fee for the cross-border use of a storage facility in the distribution network pursuant to Article 4 (8) Z 2 shall be determined in cents/kWh/h per day as follows: 0.42

The net usage fee is calculated on the basis of the sum of the maxima of the account balances of the balance sheet groups of a guest in kWh/h as determined in accordance with § 4 (8) Z 2. Section 4 (8) to (11) shall apply mutatily. "

4. In accordance with § 20 (3), the following paragraph 4 is added:

" (4) The storage company shall be obliged to report to the network operator the actual value of the storage stand account confirmed by an independent auditor as of 1 May 2014, 6 a.m. per balance sheet group, with feed-in ominations in the Storage facility from an adjacent market area to the market area East cannot be taken into account in the initial account determination per balance sheet group. If the storage company does not comply with this obligation, an actual value of the storage account account shall be set to zero. "

5. § 21 (7) reads:

" (7) § 4 (1) and (6) to (11), § 12 (4) and (5) and § 20 (4) in the version of the 3. GSNE-VO 2013-Novelle 2014 will enter into force with 1 May 2014, 6 a.m. "

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