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Directive (EU) 2019/944 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on common rules for the internal market for electricity and amending Directive 2012/27/EU (recast) (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I SUBJECT MATTER AND DEFINITIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter

    2. Article 2.Definitions

  3. CHAPTER II GENERAL RULES FOR THE ORGANISATION OF THE ELECTRICITY SECTOR

    1. Article 3.Competitive, consumer-centred, flexible and non-discriminatory electricity markets

    2. Article 4.Free choice of supplier

    3. Article 5.Market-based supply prices

    4. Article 6.Third-party access

    5. Article 7.Direct lines

    6. Article 8.Authorisation procedure for new capacity

    7. Article 9.Public service obligations

  4. CHAPTER III CONSUMER EMPOWERMENT AND PROTECTION

    1. Article 10.Basic contractual rights

    2. Article 11.Entitlement to a dynamic electricity price contract

    3. Article 12.Right to switch and rules on switching-related fees

    4. Article 13.Aggregation contract

    5. Article 14.Comparison tools

    6. Article 15.Active customers

    7. Article 16.Citizen energy communities

    8. Article 17.Demand response through aggregation

    9. Article 18.Bills and billing information

    10. Article 19.Smart metering systems

    11. Article 20.Functionalities of smart metering systems

    12. Article 21.Entitlement to a smart meter

    13. Article 22.Conventional meters

    14. Article 23.Data management

    15. Article 24.Interoperability requirements and procedures for access to data

    16. Article 25.Single points of contact

    17. Article 26.Right to out-of-court dispute settlement

    18. Article 27.Universal service

    19. Article 28.Vulnerable customers

    20. Article 29.Energy poverty

  5. CHAPTER IV DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATION

    1. Article 30.Designation of distribution system operators

    2. Article 31.Tasks of distribution system operators

    3. Article 32.Incentives for the use of flexibility in distribution networks

    4. Article 33.Integration of electromobility into the electricity network

    5. Article 34.Tasks of distribution system operators in data management

    6. Article 35.Unbundling of distribution system operators

    7. Article 36.Ownership of energy storage facilities by distribution system operators

    8. Article 37.Confidentiality obligation of distribution system operators

    9. Article 38.Closed distribution systems

    10. Article 39.Combined operator

  6. CHAPTER V GENERAL RULES APPLICABLE TO TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATORS

    1. Article 40.Tasks of transmission system operators

    2. Article 41.Confidentiality and transparency requirements for transmission system operators and transmission system owners

    3. Article 42.Decision-making powers regarding the connection of new generating installations and energy storage facilities to the transmission system

  7. CHAPTER VI UNBUNDLING OF TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATORS

    1. Section 1 Ownership unbundling

      1. Article 43.Ownership unbundling of transmission systems and transmission system operators

    2. Section 2 Independent system operator

      1. Article 44.Independent system operator

      2. Article 45.Unbundling of transmission system owners

    3. Section 3 Independent transmission operators

      1. Article 46.Assets, equipment, staff and identity

      2. Article 47.Independence of the transmission system operator

      3. Article 48.Independence of the staff and the management of the transmission system operator

      4. Article 49.Supervisory Body

      5. Article 50.Compliance programme and compliance officer

      6. Article 51.Network development and powers to make investment decisions

    4. Section 4 Designation and certification of transmission system operators

      1. Article 52.Designation and certification of transmission system operators

      2. Article 53.Certification in relation to third countries

      3. Article 54.Ownership of energy storage facilities by transmission system operators

    5. Section 5 Unbundling and transparency of accounts

      1. Article 55.Right of access to accounts

      2. Article 56.Unbundling of accounts

  8. CHAPTER VII REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

    1. Article 57.Designation and independence of regulatory authorities

    2. Article 58.General objectives of the regulatory authority

    3. Article 59.Duties and powers of the regulatory authorities

    4. Article 60.Decisions and complaints

    5. Article 61.Regional cooperation between regulatory authorities on cross-border issues

    6. Article 62.Duties and powers of regulatory authorities with respect to regional coordination centres

    7. Article 63.Compliance with the network codes and guidelines

    8. Article 64.Record keeping

  9. CHAPTER VIII FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 65.Level playing field

    2. Article 66.Derogations

    3. Article 67.Exercise of the delegation

    4. Article 68.Committee procedure

    5. Article 69.Commission monitoring, reviewing and reporting

    6. Article 70.Amendments to Directive 2012/27/EU

    7. Article 71.Transposition

    8. Article 72.Repeal

    9. Article 73.Entry into force

    10. Article 74.Addressees

  10. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR BILLING AND BILLING INFORMATION

      1. 1. Minimum information to be contained on the bill and in...

        1. 1.1. The following key information shall be prominently displayed to final...

        2. 1.2. The following key information shall be prominently displayed to final...

        3. 1.3. Where bills are based on actual consumption or remote reading...

      2. 2. Frequency of billing and the provision of billing information:

      3. 3. Breakdown of the final customer's price

      4. 4. Access to complementary information on historical consumption

      5. 5. Disclosure of energy sources

    2. ANNEX II

      SMART METERING SYSTEMS

      1. 1. Member States shall ensure the deployment of smart metering systems...

      2. 2. Such assessment shall take into consideration the methodology for the...

      3. 3. Subject to that assessment, Member States or, where a Member...

    3. ANNEX III

      1. TIME-LIMIT FOR TRANSPOSITION INTO NATIONAL LAW AND DATE OF APPLICATION (REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 72)

    4. ANNEX IV

      CORRELATION TABLE

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