Notice On The Application Of The Natural Gas Transmission Network And Plans For The Future Needs For Gas Transmission Capacity

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om anvendelse af naturgasforsyningsnettet og planer for det fremtidige behov for gastransmissionskapacitet

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



General provisions





Chapter 2



The use of the transmission network





Chapter 3



Planning and the securing of the necessary capacity, etc.





Chapter 4



Complaint and commencement provisions



The full text of the notice on the existence of the natural gas transmission network and plans for the future need for gastransmissionskapacitet1)

Under section 10 (a), article 11, paragraph 2, article 12, paragraph 3, paragraph 12 (a), paragraph 3, article 23, paragraph 3, section 41 (a), paragraph 1, article 45 (a), paragraph 4, section 52 and section 54 of the law on natural gas supply, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 996 of 13. October 2011, and section 21 of the law on the Energinet.dk of the basic regulation. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 224 of 16. March 2009, fixed: Chapter 1 General provisions § 1. The Ordinance shall apply to the transmission, distribution, storage and LNG carriers, as well as users of natural gas transmissionsnettet.

§ 2. Transmission companies must disclose information to foreign broadcasters, in so far as it is necessary for cooperation between these or the performance of the receiving transmission company tasks.

(2). The duty to disclose information, as referred to in paragraph 1 shall apply only in so far as the receiving transmission company is subject to similar rules for disclosure of information.

(3). Distribution, storage and LNG carriers and users of the transmission network to transmit information to the transmission undertakings in so far as it is necessary for the transmission companies, drafting of legislation and planning, see. chapters 2 and 3, as well as transmission companies ' duty to publish the information referred to in article 6. § 3.

§ 3. Transmission companies must publish information in companies ' area of responsibility, which can have an impact on price formation on natural gas market.

(2). Referred to in paragraph 1, the information should be available for all users and potential users of natural gas supply system.

Chapter 2 use of the transmission network § 4. Parties who have a right to reservation of transmission capacity, should contribute to the transmission capacity is fully utilised.

(2). Referred to in paragraph 1, the parties and the users of natural gas supply in accordance with the regulations laid down by the transmission system to the company pursuant to § 5 (1), review plans for the use of transmission capacity for the transmission company, so that the transmission company subsequently have the opportunity to offer unused and available capacity to the other side.

§ 5. Transmission undertakings shall, after discussion with the distribution, storage and LNG carriers, as well as other relevant market actors to draw up regulations for the use of the natural gas supply system, which is necessary for the transmission undertakings can carry out their tasks. The requirements must include the following: 1) requirements applicable to access to and use of the natural gas supply system (rules for the transport of gases).

2) requirements for stakeholders ' commitments, which enables the transmission company in able to maintain the technical quality, security of supply, gas quality and balance within the contiguous natural gas supply system.

(2). The regulations, which shall be determined in accordance with paragraph 1, shall be published. Historical requirements should be accessible to interested parties. The requirements must be reported to the Danish energy regulatory authority.

(3). Complaints about the regulations, which shall be determined pursuant to paragraph 1, may be brought before the Danish energy regulatory authority. The Danish energy regulatory authority can provide cold meats amending legislation.

§ 6. Transmission undertakings shall, after discussion with the distribution, storage and LNG carriers, as well as other relevant market actors prepare a common measurement requirement for both settlement-like system operational purposes, which is necessary for the performance of the transmission companies ' tasks. Measuring instrument should contain requirements for transmission, distribution, storage and LNG carriers ' measurements of consumption and natural gas exchange, including requirements to 1) the scope of the measurements to be carried out by the companies, including the extent to which the natural gas consumption must be measured, 2) the accuracy of the individual measurements taking into account the rules laid down pursuant to other legislation and 3) dissemination of measurements for stakeholders, including time-limits within which the measurements must be disseminated.

(2). The regulations, which shall be determined in accordance with paragraph 1, shall be published. Historical requirements should be accessible to interested parties. The requirements must be reported to the Danish energy regulatory authority.

(3). Complaints about the regulations, which shall be determined pursuant to paragraph 1, may be brought before the Danish energy regulatory authority. The Danish energy regulatory authority can provide cold meats amending legislation.

Chapter 3 planning and the securing of the necessary capacity, etc.

§ 7. Transmission undertakings shall implement a coherent, integrated approach to planning, which can form the basis for an assessment of the current and future market conditions and supply as well as an assessment of the need for the establishment of new transmission networks as well as modification and dismantling of existing transmission networks.

(2). The planning is performed with a time horizon of at least 10 years and can illuminate the alternative development process.

(3). Planning be implemented in one or more annual plans which are submitted to the Danish Energy Agency.

(4). Transmission undertakings shall draw up every two years, moreover, the 10-year network development plans that are submitted to both the DEA and the Danish energy regulatory authority.

(5). Transmission undertakings shall publish the plans and make them available to users of the network.

§ 8. Transmission undertakings and the Danish Energy Agency discusses every year the detailed content of the in clause 7 (3), described plans. The Danish Energy Agency may require that such plans must contain or illuminate further topics, if this is necessary for the performance of the Danish Energy Authority's supervision of the transmission electricity companies business.

§ 9. When Energinet.dk has implemented concrete measures on natural gas area to ensure system integrity in an emergency situation pursuant to the Ordinance on preparedness for the natural gas sector, sends Energinet.dk as soon as possible an explanation thereof to the Danish energy regulatory authority.

§ 10. The Danish energy regulatory authority monitors the transmission companies ' 10-year network development plans, drawn up pursuant to article 7, paragraph 4, and shall evaluate in its annual report, see. section 82, paragraph 1, of the law on electricity, plans to be compatible with the European network development plans, see. Article 8, paragraph 3 (b), of the European Parliament and Council regulation on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks, as well as assess their compatibility with the interests of the promotion of a European internal market for natural gas. This assessment may include recommendations for changes to the transmission companies ' network development plans.

(2). The Danish energy regulatory authority monitors the of Energinet.dk measures, in accordance with article 3. § 9, in order to assess their compatibility with the interests of the promotion of a single market for natural gas in the EUROPEAN UNION.

(3). In the light of the Energy supervisory assessments, see. paragraph 1-2 may make recommendations for monitoring transmission undertakings and Energinet.dk in order to promote competition and to avoid negative consequences for trade in the EUROPEAN UNION.

§ 11. Transmission companies are responsible for the necessary changes, sløjfninger and start-up of the transmission network in accordance with the planning of the basic regulation. § 7.

§ 12. The Danish Energy Authority is exercised on the climate-energy and building Minister's behalf the powers conferred on the Minister under section 4, paragraphs 2 to 4, of the law on Energinet.dk, with regard to the development and changes of transmission networks, where the cost is estimated to be less than 100 million. us $.

Chapter 4 section 13 complaint and commencement provisions. Appeal against the decisions taken by the Energy Agency in accordance with article 12, may not be brought before the climate-energy-and construction Minister.

§ 14. The notice shall enter into force on the 15. November 2011.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1464 of 19. December 2005 on the application of the natural gas transmission network and plans for the future needs for gas transmission capacity.

Climate, energy and Construction Ministry, the 4. November 2011 Martin Lidegaard/Ib L Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of the European Parliament and of the Council directive 2009/73/EC of 13. July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC, Official Journal of the European Union 2009, nr. L 211, page 94.