ENTSO-E announces public consultation on the Operational Security Network code
As part of the web-based public consultation, ENTSO-E issues a draft of the network code and supporting paper outlining the high-level approach in developing this network code and giving a response to feedback received at the workshops with the DSOs TEG and stakeholders on 20 April and 2 July 2012. Material for which is available on ENTSO-E's website.
This web-based public consultation is open for a two month period where stakeholders have the opportunity to provide comments and feedback. All comments on the draft Operational Security Network Code must be submitted via the ENTSO-E web consultation interface . Comments not submitted via this channel will not be considered as formal comments in this consultation. Further information on the procedure to submit comments can be accessed here.
All comments will be published when the web-based consultation has ended. ENTSO-E will review each comment and use them to form decisions about how to, where appropriate, improve and further develop the draft network code. ENTSO-E will present and discuss the preliminary assessment of comments at the public workshop . ENTSO-E's assessment of all comments, as well as the final network code submitted to ACER, will be published by March 2013.
The draft code published as part of this consultation has evolved since ENTSO-E received the EC mandate in February 2012 to draft this code and to submit the final code to ACER.
The OS NC is being developed by ENTSO-E in accordance with the processes established through Regulation (EC) 714/2009 and follows ACER's Framework Guidelines on Electricity System Operation.
As part of this consultation period, ENTSO-E will hold a third public stakeholder workshop on the OS NC on 19 September 2012 at ENTSO-E's premises at Avenue Cortenbergh 100, Brussels 1000, Belgium.
The agenda for the public stakeholder workshop is already available. Participants are welcome to register for the workshop by indicating their full names, contact details and organization to Ms Pilar Munoz-Elena (Pilar.Munoz-Elena@entsoe.eu) by 14 September 2012.
The aim of the workshop is to present the draft OS NC for the formal public consultation after updates are made to the network code based on stakeholder feedback received in all workshops.
The workshop will provide stakeholders with the opportunity to discuss their views on the code and for a Q&A session.