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Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1775/2005 (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.Certification of transmission system operators

  5. Article 4.European network of transmission system operators for gas

  6. Article 5.Establishment of the ENTSO for Gas

  7. Article 6.Establishment of network codes

  8. Article 7.Amendments of network codes

  9. Article 8.Tasks of the ENTSO for Gas

  10. Article 9.Monitoring by the Agency

  11. Article 10.Consultations

  12. Article 11. Costs

  13. Article 12.Regional cooperation of transmission system operators

  14. Article 13.Tariffs for access to networks

  15. Article 14.Third-party access services concerning transmission system operators

  16. Article 15.Third-party access services concerning storage and LNG facilities

  17. Article 16.Principles of capacity-allocation mechanisms and congestion-management procedures concerning transmission system operators

  18. Article 17.Principles of capacity-allocation mechanisms and congestion-management procedures concerning storage and LNG facilities

  19. Article 18.Transparency requirements concerning transmission system operators

  20. Article 19.Transparency requirements concerning storage facilities and LNG facilities

  21. Article 20.Record keeping by system operators

  22. Article 21.Balancing rules and imbalance charges

  23. Article 22.Trading of capacity rights

  24. Article 23.Guidelines

  25. Article 24.Regulatory authorities

  26. Article 25.Provision of information

  27. Article 26.Right of Member States to provide for more detailed measures

  28. Article 27.Penalties

  29. Article 28.Committee procedure

  30. Article 29. Commission report

  31. Article 30.Derogations and exemptions

  32. Article 31.Repeal

  33. Article 32.Entry into force

  34. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      GUIDELINES ON

      1. 1. Third-party access services concerning transmission system operators

        1. 1. Transmission system operators shall offer firm and interruptible services down...

        2. 2. Harmonised transport contracts and common network codes shall be designed...

        3. 3. Transmission system operators shall develop network codes and harmonised contracts...

        4. 4. Transmission system operators shall implement standardised nomination and re-nomination procedures....

        5. 5. Transmission system operators shall harmonise formalised request procedures and response...

        6. 6. Transmission system operators shall not separately charge network users for...

        7. 7. Information requests that require extraordinary or excessive expenses such as...

        8. 8. Transmission system operators shall cooperate with other transmission system operators...

        9. 9. Transmission system operators shall publish at least annually, by a...

        10. 10. Transmission system operators shall maintain and make available to the...

      2. 2. Principles of capacity-allocation mechanisms and congestion-management procedures concerning transmission system...

        1. 2.1. Principles of capacity-allocation mechanisms and congestion-management procedures concerning transmission system...

          1. 1. Capacity-allocation mechanisms and congestion-management procedures shall facilitate the development of...

          2. 2. Those mechanisms and procedures shall take into account the integrity...

          3. 3. Those mechanisms and procedures shall neither hamper the entry of...

          4. 4. Those mechanisms and procedures shall provide appropriate economic signals for...

          5. 5. Network users shall be advised about the type of circumstance...

          6. 6. Should difficulties in meeting contractual delivery obligations arise due to...

        2. 2.2. Congestion management procedures in the event of contractual congestion

          1. 2.2.1. General Provisions

            1. 1. The provisions of point 2.2 shall apply to interconnection points...

            2. 2. On the basis of the information published by the transmission...

            3. 3. Any additional capacity made available through the application of one...

            4. 4. The measures provided for in points 2.2.2, 2.2.4 and 2.2.5...

          2. 2.2.2. Capacity increase through oversubscription and buy-back scheme

            1. 1. Transmission system operators shall propose and, after approval by the...

            2. 2. The oversubscription and buy-back scheme shall provide transmission system operators...

            3. 3. The oversubscription and buy-back scheme shall be based on an...

            4. 4. For the purpose of determining transmission system operators’ revenues, technical...

            5. 5. In determining the additional capacity, the transmission system operator shall...

            6. 6. Where necessary to maintain system integrity, transmission system operators shall...

            7. 7. Transmission system operators shall, before applying a buy-back procedure, verify...

            8. 8. When proposing the oversubscription and buy-back scheme the transmission system...

          3. 2.2.3. Firm day-ahead use-it-or-lose-it mechanism

            1. 1. National regulatory authorities shall require transmission system operators to apply...

            2. 2. If, on the basis of the yearly monitoring report, it...

            3. 3. Firm renomination is permitted up to 90 % and down...

            4. 4. The original holder of the contracted capacity may renominate the...

            5. 5. Paragraph 3 shall not apply to network users — persons...

            6. 6. On interconnection points where a firm day-ahead use-it-or-lose-it mechanism in...

            7. 7. A national regulatory authority may decide to implement a firm...

          4. 2.2.4. Surrender of contracted capacity

          5. 2.2.5. Long-term use-it-or-lose-it mechanism

            1. 1. National regulatory authorities shall require transmission system operators to partially...

            2. 2. The application of a firm day-ahead use-it-or-lose-it mechanism shall not...

            3. 3. Withdrawal shall result in the network user losing its contracted...

            4. 4. Transmission system operators shall regularly provide national regulatory authorities with...

      3. 3. Definition of the technical information necessary for network users to...

        1. 3.1. Definition of the technical information necessary for network users to...

          1. 3.1.1. Form of publication

            1. (1) Transmission system operators (TSOs) shall provide all information referred to...

            2. (2) Transmission system operators shall provide details on actual changes to...

          2. 3.1.2. Content of publication

        2. 3.2. Definition of all relevant points for transparency requirements

          1. (1) Relevant points shall include at least:

          2. (2) Information for single final customers and for production facilities, that...

          3. (3) Where points between two or more transmission operators are managed...

        3. 3.3. Information to be published at all relevant points and the...

          1. (1) At all relevant points, transmission system operators shall publish the...

          2. (2) At all relevant points, the information under paragraph 3.3(1)(a), (b)...

          3. (3) At all relevant points, transmission system operators shall publish historical...

          4. (4) Transmission system operators shall publish measured values of the gross...

          5. (5) For all relevant points, transmission system operators shall publish available...

        4. 3.4. Information to be published regarding the transmission system and the...

          1. (1) Transmission system operators shall ensure the publication on a daily...

          2. (2) Transmission system operators shall publish harmonised conditions under which capacity...

          3. (3) Regarding the balancing service of its system, each transmission system...

          4. (4) Where flexibility services, other than tolerances, are offered for third...

          5. (5) Transmission system operators shall publish, per balancing zone, the amount...

          6. (6) Transmission system operators shall provide user-friendly instruments for calculating tariffs....

          7. (7) Transmission system operators shall keep at the disposal of the...

    2. ANNEX II

      CORRELATION TABLE

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