The scope of the
section 1 of this regulation provides that connects to
Act (2011:710) on the certification of backbone enterprises in electricity.
Application for certification
section 2 of the application for certification shall be made in writing and filed
to the power authority.
The application shall contain information on the
1. stack pipes for which the applicant has or has applied for
2. the applicant's organisation and ownership,
3. whether any due to contracts, articles of incorporation, bylaws
or comparable documents has the right to exercise a
control of the applicant or to designate or
dismiss the members of the applicant's Board of directors or equivalent
4. whether anyone other than the applicant own or otherwise
disposes of assets used in network operations,
5. company that the applicant owns shares in or on
otherwise exercises control over,
6. the name and social security number or, if there is none, date of birth
the Board of Directors, Executive Director, authorised signatory
and other people with similar status of the applicant;
7. whether the Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Director,
signatory or another person with similar status in
the applicant has a corresponding position in a company that
engaged in the production of, or trade in electricity or natural gas
or otherwise exert influence over such companies, and
8. whether the applicant is controlled by or is likely to
controlled by a person or persons from third countries.
section 3 of the application pursuant to article 2 of the certificate of registration and shall
the applicant's articles of incorporation or comparable statutes attached.
The applicant must also submit proof of registration for companies
the applicant owns shares in or otherwise have
a controlling influence.
If the applicant is not required to draw up an annual report in accordance with
Regulation (1995:1145) on accounting of network operations,
also the balance sheet, income statement, notes and
management report for the last financial year is attached.
The power authority's final decision
4 § the power authority shall notify a final decision on the
certification to the European Commission. The notification shall
include a statement about the stack pipes as the certified
the company uses for the transmission of electricity.
Certification in relation to third countries
Notification to the European Commission
§ 5 the power authority shall notify the European Commission, if
1. certification is requested by a company controlled by a
person or persons from a third country, if the applicant owned a
backbones or otherwise, is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a
such a network, or
2. the Agency becomes aware of a circumstance that could lead
to a person or persons from third countries may control
over the backbone or a backbone enterprises.
Opinion of the Swedish Energy Agency
section 6 of the power authority shall obtain an opinion from the State's
Energy Authority when it hears a case about certification
According to Chapter 4. Act (2011:710) for the certification of
backbone companies in electricity.
Specific requirements in terms of security of energy supply
7 § When the power authority is trying a case of certification according to
Chapter 4. Act (2011:710) on the certification of backbone enterprises for
El, it shall take account in particular of
1. rights and obligations of the European Union
international law with regard to the third country concerned,
including agreements to which the Union is a party and which concern the security of
energy supply, and
2. Sweden's rights and obligations under the agreement
concluded with the third country concerned, to the extent the agreement is
compatible with EU law.
Publication of decisions
§ 8 the power authority's final decision in a case if the
certification according to Chapter 4. Act (2011:710) for the certification of
backbone enterprises of electricity shall be published together with the
The European Commission's opinion on the matter. The power authority
determines how this will be done.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on 1 August 2011.
2. the provisions of articles 5 to 8 shall apply for the period from
3 March 2013.