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Draft code amendment decision for the implementation of NC TAR

The Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) consults the draft decision to amend the tariff structures and conditions contained in the tariff code Gas, the transport code LNB gas, and the code of definitions for implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/460 of 16 March 2017 establishing a netcode on harmonised tariff structures for gas (NC TAR).

ACM has published a draft decision to change the tariff code, the transport code and the code of definitions to implement NC TAR.

ACM amends the codes in order to introduce a changed reference price methodology for all entry and exit points and a higher discount for entry and exit points from and to gas storages. In addition to this ACM introduces multipliers and seasonal factors that replace the current monthly factors.

All parties can state their view on the draft code amendment decision. You can state your view in writing, by sending it to the ACM by post, stating the relevant case number, at the attention of the Energy Department, PO Box 16326, 2500BH The Hague, The Netherlands. Your written view must be received by the ACM on 28 May 2018 at the latest. In addition to sending your view by post, you are kindly requested to also send your view by e-mail to Secretariaat [punt] DE [at] acm [punt] nl (Secretariaat[dot]DE[at]acm[dot]nl). If you are of the opinion that your written view contains information that has to be treated confidentially, then state this in a motivated letter. A request for confidential treatment is not automatically accepted. The ACM will assess your request on the basis of the provisions of Article 10 of the Access to Government Information Act (Wet openbaarheid van bestuur) and in the light of the reasons you have stated. The ACM also provides the opportunity to all parties to state their view orally. A hearing has been planned on 14 May 2018, at 1 pm. You can register for the hearing by sending an e-mail to secretariaat [punt] DE [at] acm [punt] nl (secretariaat[dot]DE[at]acm[dot]nl). Please register before the 8th of May 2018.

This publication contains an English translation of the draft decision. Please note that no rights can be derived from the text of this translation. In case of any discrepancies, the Dutch draft decision is leading.



Draft code amendment decision (PDF - 329.91 KB)


Appendix B5 Tariff model (XLSX - 1.08 MB) Appendix B6 Calculation seasonal factors (XLSX - 14.63 MB)