Regulation On Agreements To The Detriment Of Disconnectable

Original Language Title: Verordnung über Vereinbarungen zu abschaltbaren Lasten

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Regulation on disconnectable loads (Regulation on disconnectable loads)

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Date of departure: 28.12.2012

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" Regulation Disconnectable loads of 28. December 2012 (BGBl. I p. 2998) "

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(+ + + text evidence from: 1.1.2013 + + +)

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Based on the Section 13 (4a) sentences 5 to 8 and paragraph 4b of the Energy Economic Law of 7. July 2005 (BGBl. 1970, 3621), as defined by Article 1 (9) (f) of the Act of 20. December 2012 (BGBl. 2730), the Federal Government, with the consent of the Bundestag, orders the following: Non-official table of contents

§ 1 Scope of application

Ordinance requires the operators of transmission networks to carry out calls for tenders within the meaning of Article 13 (4a), first sentence, of the German Energy Law and for the acceptance of received tenders for the purchase of disconnection performance Disconnectable loads up to a total output power of 3 000 megawatts. The requirements for the contracts relating to the purchase of disconnection performance from disconnectable loads, the criteria for economic and technically meaningful offers within the meaning of § 13 (4b) sentence 3 and 4 of the Energy Law, which are Procedures for tendering and for the retrieval of the disconnection performance, the remuneration for disconnectable loads as well as the implementation of the load balancing, the reporting obligation of the Federal Network Agency and special obligations of the contracting parties. set. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 Abswitchable loads

As disconnectable loads within the meaning of this Regulation, one or more plants for consumption shall apply. electrical energy (consumables), where
1.
is the power take off from the general supply network or from a closed distribution network with a Voltage of at least 110 kilovolts is performed and
2.
at the consumable, the consumption performance at the request of the transmission system operators is reliable. a certain performance can be reduced (disconnection performance).
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§ 3 criteria for economic and technical Reasonable agreements

(1) Contractual agreements between transmission system operators and providers of disconnection services from disconnectable charges shall be deemed to be economically reasonable up to the total performance in accordance with Article 11 (1) sentence 1 within the meaning of Article 13 (4b) sentence 3 of the Energy Economic Law, if they comply with the remuneration principles referred to in § 4.(2) Contractual agreements between transmission system operators and providers of disconnection services from disconnectable loads shall be deemed to be technically sensible within the meaning of Article 13 (4b), fourth sentence, of the Energy Economic Act, if the disconnectable Liabilities that are the subject matter of the respective agreements comply with the technical requirements of § § 5 to 7. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Compensation of disconnectable loads

(1) Provider of disconnection performance from disconnectable loads within the meaning of § 2 (provider) if they have committed themselves in agreements with operators of transmission networks to services which meet the requirements of this Regulation, the remuneration referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 for the provision of the Disconnection performance for the agreed period (performance price) and for each call-off of the switching-off performance (work price). (2) The monthly service price referred to in paragraph 1 is EUR 2 500 per megawatt of switching-off performance for the provision of the Disconnection performance.(3) The working price referred to in paragraph 1 shall be at least 100 and must not exceed EUR 400 per megawatt-hour.(4) The provider's claim for payment of a benefit price from paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be due, in the case of an agreement on disconnection performance, from disconnectable loads, irrespective of the extent to which the operator of the transmission system is responsible for the Aborting power off.(5) The disconnection power shall be recorded during the call-up or counter-technical; the electrical energy not consumed by the disconnectable loads by the call-off of the disconnection power shall be transmitted to the operator of transmission networks by Timetable delivered. Unofficial table of contents

§ 5 Technical requirements for disconnectable loads

(1) Unrespect of other requirements from this Regulation may be shall only pass the pre-qualification in accordance with § 9 and participate in the tender procedure in accordance with § 8, if
1.
the total disconnection performance offered demonstrably at least 50 megawatts (minimum power) and
2.
discernable disconnection performance
a)
within a second of automatically frequency-controlled when falling below a given network frequency and without delay by the operator of the transmission system (immediately disconnectable loads) or
b)
within 15 minutes remotely controlled by the operator of the transmission network (quickly disconnectable loads)
in accordance with Number 3 can be obtained (technical availability) and
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The retrieval of the disconnection performance can be carried out demonstrably for the duration of
a)
at least 15 minutes at any one time, multiple times a day, at any interval, up to one hour per day, at least four times a week, where, if the duration of one hour per day between the shutdowns must be at least 12 hours, or
b)
at least four hours per day between the two consecutive days, Hours at any time once every seven days, with a minimum of 48 hours between shutdowns, or
c)
at least eight Hours at any time once every 14 days, with at least seven days between shutdowns,
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on demand. can be detected for at least 16 hours in the application period and
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the disconnection according to points 1 to 4 in principle on all days up to a maximum of four days per month (minimum technical availability), and
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can be guaranteed by the provider, that the Input power of generating devices in the balance-sheet circuit of the disconnectable load as a result of the call-off performance shall not be reduced.
(2) The minimum benefit from paragraph 1 (1) shall be of a maximum of up to five Consumables in the scope of a high-voltage node shall be reached, with a number of consumables forming a consortium and represented by a consortium leader to be appointed in the agreement (merging). The consortium will be treated as a single provider in the event of an invitation to tender. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Rules for merging

(1) When merging, each consumable must meet the requirements of § 5 Paragraph 1 (2) to (5), in the same manner.(2) The merger shall be admissible only in order to achieve the minimum performance of Section 5 (1) (1). It is not permissible to merge consumables with shut-off outputs of more than 50 megawatts.(3) A pooling of consumer equipment connected in different network groups of an operator of distribution systems or of different distribution system operators shall not be permitted. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Participation in the market power market and trading for the following day

(1) By way of derogation from § 5 (1), point 5, the Disconnection performance for disconnectable loads in accordance with § 5 (1) (3) (a) shall not be made available on the day for which a marketing of these disconnectable loads on the stock exchange wholesale market for electricity for the following day shall be made available at a Electricity price, which is at least a quarter of an hour above the required operating price in accordance with § 4 (3), or a marketing on the market for positive control performance. The marketing referred to in the first sentence shall be equal to a call pursuant to section 5 (1) (3) (a) with a duration of one hour for the period of this day; the right to payment of the work price shall not be incurred as a result.(2) By way of derogation from Section 5 (1) (5), the disconnection performance for disconnectable loads in accordance with Article 5 (1) (3) (b) must not be made available for the seven consecutive days beginning with the day for which a Marketing of these disconnectable loads on the wholesale market for wholesale electricity for the following day in the case of a electricity price which is at least one quarter of an hour above the required operating price in accordance with Article 4 (3), or marketing on the market for positive control performance has taken place. The marketing referred to in the first sentence shall be equal to a call pursuant to section 5 (1) (3) (b) for a period of four hours for the period of the seven-day period; the right to payment of the working price shall not thereby be incurred.(3) By way of derogation from Section 5 (1) (5), the disconnection performance for disconnectable loads in accordance with Article 5 (1) (3) (c) shall not be made available for the 14 consecutive days beginning with the date for which a marketing these disconnectable loads on the wholesale market for wholesale electricity for the following day at a price of electricity, which is at least a quarter of an hour above the required operating price in accordance with Article 4 (3), or marketing on the market for positive Control has been carried out. The marketing referred to in the first sentence shall be equal to a call pursuant to section 5 (1) (3) (b) for a period of eight hours for the period of these 14 days; the right to payment of the working price shall not be incurred as a result. Non-official table of contents

§ 8 Tendering procedure

(1) Transmission network operators write together once a month in Germany for an application period from the first day of the month 0.00 am to the last day of the month 24.00 clock a turn-off power of 1 500 megawatts of immediately disconnectable loads as well as a disconnection capacity of 1 500 megawatts of fast Disconnectable loads.(2) The invitation to tender of the disconnectable charges shall be carried out every month following a tender calendar drawn up and published by the transmission system operators, at the earliest two weeks before and for the following month.(3) The operators of transmission networks shall immediately establish an Internet-based electronic distribution platform comparable to that for regulating energy. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 Prequalification

(1) Only the providers who are present in a tendering procedure are eligible to participate in the tender procedure. Pre-procedures have concluded a framework agreement in accordance with paragraph 2.Transmission system operators shall conclude national framework agreements referred to in paragraph 1 with those providers of disconnection services in their respective regulatory zones, which have proved to them that:
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The consumables meet the requirements of this Regulation, and
2.
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operators of transmission systems shall, in addition to the requirements set out in this Regulation, apply further requirements for all suppliers equally applicable requirements for the integration of disconnectable loads into the management of the network pursuant to this Regulation to ensure the safety or reliability of the electricity supply system (special Prequalification criteria). In particular, specific pre-qualification criteria must be defined:
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mandatory technical specifications for disconnectable loads and their communicative connection, their Remote control and its accessibility;
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Data format and delivery data preferences;
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Requirements for proof of availability of the minimum technical availability according to § 5, paragraph 1, point 5;
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Requirements for technical and organizational skills to merge according to § 5 paragraph 2;
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Requirements for proof to meet the requirements of § § 5 to 7;
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Preferences for the and switch-off frequencies for immediately disconnectable loads in accordance with Article 5 (1) (2) (a);
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Requirements for the provision and evidence of the provision of the Disconnection according to § 2, point 2;
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Criteria for the provision from the underlying network;
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Criteria for the provision of balance-sheet circles where the provider is not the accounting officer.
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§ 10 offer creation

(1) providers can apply for a call for tenders from the operators of transmission networks on the day of the call for tenders by 11.00 a.m. Agreements on disconnectable charges within the meaning of this Regulation shall be concluded.(2) The providers referred to in paragraph 1 shall contain, in particular, the following information:
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The level of the power-off power in Megawatt,
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a constant working price for the tendering period of at least 100 euros per megawatt hour up to a maximum of 400 euros per megawatt hour,
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a mapping to immediately or quickly disconnectable loads in accordance with § 5, paragraph 1, point 2,
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Retrieval option in accordance with § 5 (1) (3), specifying the maximum period of disconnection per month in accordance with § 5 (1) (4),
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the technical details of the offer month. Availability of disconnection performance with reasons and evidence for periods in which the technical availability is not guaranteed.
(3) Providers can submit multiple offers and their pre-qualified disconnection performance on Split offer sizes of at least 50 megawatts; the offer size shall not exceed 200 megawatts. The disconnection power offered must be an integer multiple of one megawatt.(4) With an offer relating to an invitation to tender, the providers declare that the disconnectable loads offered shall meet the requirements of this Regulation and the specific pre-qualification criteria of the transmission system operators . For an intentional or grossly negligent act of untruthful supply, the transmission system operators shall exclude the supplier from the tender procedure for a period of one year.(5) With an offer relating to an invitation to tender, the providers agree to carry out a recall account, which provides information on the amount of time still available for shutdowns in the period of the tendering procedure. Unofficial table of contents

§ 11 Procurement of allowances

(1) Transmission system operators must have a total output of 1 500 megawatts for immediately disconnectable loads and 1 500 megawatts for quickly disconnectable loads surcharges for proper offers according to § 10. Additional surcharges shall be allowed only for a further offer if the maximum limits set out in the first sentence are not reached without this additional surcharge. The surcharges each take place individually for immediately disconnectable loads and quickly disconnectable loads based on the amount of work prices contained in the offers, starting with the lowest. In the case of equality of the working price, the system-technical effectiveness decides. In the case of the same system-technical effectiveness, the date of receipt of tenders shall be determined by the contract.(2) The award of an identification number (ID) by the operators of transmission networks shall be carried out with the award of the contract and it shall be established against the operator of the transmission system, in whose control zone the disconnectable load is located, the claim on payment of the performance price in accordance with § 4 (1) and (2). Non-official table of contents

§ 12 Notification of availability

(1) The providers of disconnection performance from disconnectable loads that are awarded the surcharge , the operator of the transmission system with which the agreement on the disconnection performance exists shall notify the technical availability of the disconnection performance and the marketing within the meaning of § 7 daily until 2.30 p.m. for the following day. If the technical availability changes at a later date, it shall be reported immediately. Transmission system operators shall determine the contents of the notification of availability. In addition to the information referred to in Article 10 (2), the notification shall contain, in particular, the following information:
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Identification number according to § 11 paragraph 2,
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Information about the RestableCall Account in accordance with § 10 Paragraph 5,
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Reasons for unreported technical Availability within the meaning of Article 5 (1) (2).
In the case of a consortium within the meaning of Article 5 (2), the notification shall be made for the entire disconnection in accordance with the specifications of the transmission system operators by the Consortium leader or the designated person responsible.(2) If the recall account is used up, the provider may no longer report itself as available and has also technical for the non-availability of the disconnection performance by deriving the non-availability after consultation with the operator of Transmission networks shall be provided. unofficial table of contents

§ 13 retrieval of disconnection performance

(1) For the retrieval of the disconnection performance by the transmission system operators, the following shall apply: the requirements of Section 5 (1).(2) For disconnectable loads in accordance with § 5 (1) (3) (b) and (c), each call shall be deemed to be a call for the minimum duration irrespective of the actual duration of the call.(3) The right to payment of the work price arises with the call-up of the disconnection performance; the due date is determined in accordance with § 15 (2).(4) After being called up, the increase in the power consumption is only allowed in coordination with the operator of the transmission system with which the agreement on the disconnection services exists. Non-official table of contents

§ 14 Impact of availability on the remuneration

(1) The claim of the supplier of the disconnection performance from disconnectable At the expense of payment of a benefit price from § 4 (1), there shall be pro rata pro rata for the days of all-day technical availability and for the periods referred to in § 7 (1) sentence 2, second sentence of paragraph 2, paragraph 3, sentence 2 Commercialisation of the disconnectable burden on the wholesale market for electricity.(2) If there is no full-day technical availability during the period of application for more than five days per month, or if the notification in accordance with § 12 (1) is omitted, the right to payment of the service price shall not be complete for the entire period of the application. Period of production; days at which no technical availability has been reported as a result of marketing in accordance with § 7 shall not be taken into account.(3) The claim of the provider of disconnection performance from disconnectable loads upon payment of a benefit price from § 4 paragraph 1 shall be deleted retroactively at the beginning of the tendering period for the duration of one year in the case of a deliberate or rough negligent breach of the reporting requirements in § 13 and the obligation to comply with § 15 (1). Non-official table of contents

§ 15 Rights and obligations of the contracting parties

(1) Providers have to verify the transmission system operators of the available switching power to the 20. of a month for the previous month, to provide full load records of the consumables with minute-to-minute resolution.(2) Claims for payment of the service price and for payment of the work price shall be due 20 working days after the completion of the application period.(3) exemptions from the network charges in accordance with Article 19 (2), second sentence, of the electricity network regulation may not be denied on the basis of shutdowns under this Regulation; the number of hours of use applicable to the exemption from the network charges and the number of users who are Power consumption is not reduced by retrieving the turn-off power.(4) The costs of the communication connection necessary for the retrieval as well as the costs of frequency relays and further necessary technical equipment of the disconnectable loads for the fulfilment of the prequalification criteria shall be borne by the provider.(5) Transmission system operators shall have the right to carry out the retrieval of the disconnection at any time during the technical availability reported in accordance with Section 13 (1), also on a multiple test basis. The right to payment of the work price pursuant to § 4 paragraph 1 shall also apply in this case.(6) The operators of transmission networks shall immediately publish all data necessary for the creation of market transparency, in particular the number and scope of the framework agreements concluded, the results of the auctions, and Information about the retrieval being made. In the case of the type and aggregation of the data, it is necessary to ensure the confidentiality of the data of the individual providers in need of protection. The Federal Network Agency can regulate the type and aggregation of the data to be published.(7) The operators of transmission networks shall not be liable for damage to the supplier arising from the proper application of this Regulation. Non-official table of contents

§ 16 Disableable loads in downstream networks

The use of a contractually agreed disconnection performance is only available in Coordination with the operator of the downstream electricity distribution network in which the disconnectable load is incorporated; Section 14 (1c), first sentence, of the Energy Economic Act shall remain unaffected. Non-official table of contents

§ 17 Report of the Federal Network Agency

(1) On the expiry of the 27. The Federal Network Agency shall report to the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology on the application of this Regulation after the entry into force of this Regulation. In its written report, the Federal Network Agency shall verify whether and to what extent voluntary agreements of disconnectable burdens with transmission system operators are appropriate and necessary in accordance with this Regulation, in order to ensure that they are dangerous or To eliminate disturbances in the safety and reliability of the electricity supply system. The operators of transmission networks shall provide adequate support to the Federal Network Agency in the fulfilment of its reporting obligations.(2) The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology shall forward this report to the Federal Government and to the Bundestag within two months. Non-official table of contents

§ 18 Cost control

(1) The transmission network operators are obliged to pay for their payments and expenses. of this Regulation, on a monthly financial settlement, in accordance with Article 9 of the Force-Heat-coupling Act, provided that the limits laid down in paragraph 7 (2) and (2) of this Regulation shall be applied to the Member States. 3 for certain final consumer groups no application shall be made; payments and expenses from the entry into force of this Regulation shall be taken into account. The first sentence shall not apply to payments which are necessary for the retrieval of the power-off performance in order to ensure the equilibrium of performance.(2) In order to achieve an efficient implementation of the measures pursuant to § 13 (4a) and (4b) of the German Energy Law, the regulatory authority may, by laying down provisions in accordance with Article 29 (1) of the Energy Economic Law, take decisions on the Identification and settlement of the payments and expenses resulting from this Regulation. The levy referred to in paragraph 1 may be levied together with other parts of the charging system by laying down the provisions of Section 30 (2) (6) of the Ordinance on Electricity Regulation (PSD). Non-official table of contents

§ 19 Entry into force, expiry date

This Regulation enters into force the day after the announcement. It will take place on 1 July. January 2016.