Two public consultations announced

Cost-benefit analysis of AB Amber Grid and Report on the implementation of interim measures of AB Amber Grid,  drafted in accordance with the European Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks, presented for public consultation.

AB Amber Grid has presented for public consultation a cost-benefit analysis of AB Amber Grid, which was drafted in accordance with Article 38 of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 312/2014 of 26 March 2014 establishing a Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Regulation’), and a report on the implementation of interim measures of AB Amber Grid, drafted in accordance with Articles 45 and 46 of the Regulation.

Cost-benefit analysis of AB Amber Grid. In accordance with Article 38 of the Regulation, a transmission system operator shall assess the cost and benefit of increasing the frequency and improving the accuracy of provision of natural gas balancing information to network users and reducing the related timelines of information provision. The analysis reviews the information provided by the Lithuanian natural gas transmission system operator related to natural gas balancing as well as the cost and benefit of the implemented balancing account. 

Report on the implementation of interim measures of AB Amber Grid. In accordance with Article 45 of the Regulation:  In the absence of sufficient liquidity of the short term wholesale gas market, suitable interim measures referred to in Articles 47 to 50 shall be implemented by the transmission system operators.  AB Amber Grid applies and is going to further apply an interim measure provided for in Article 50 – tolerance. The report outlines the current situation of the Lithuanian natural gas transmission system operator, provides for the application of tolerance as an interim measure, indicates the reasons of the application of tolerance, and specifies actions that AB Amber Grid is going to take to discontinue the application of interim measures.

Once the public consultation is over, the proposals and comments of interested parties will be assessed, and the reports will be accordingly updated and submitted to the National Commission for Energy Control and Prices for coordination.

Please send your proposals and comments by 15 September 2017, by email: consultation@ambergrid.lt or to the address: Savanorių pr. 28, LT-03116, Vilnius.

Click here to view the Cost-benefit analysis of AB Amber Grid.

Click here to view the Report on the implementation of interim measures of AB Amber Grid.

Reports are available only in Lithuanian.

 

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