REGARDING THE ASSIGNMENT OF EIC-CODES TO NEW MARKET PARTICIPANTS
On April 19, 2018, the Electricity Commercial Metering Code (hereinafter referred to as the CMC), approved by Resolution of the NEURC No. 331 dated March 14, 2018, entered into force. Within the frames of the authority to provide explanations regarding the provisions of the CMC (subparagraph 3 of paragraph 1.2 of Chapter 1 of Section II), we hereby inform you on the following.
Paragraphs 5.1 and 5.2 of Chapter 5 of Section XIII of the CMC provide for the procedure of initial assignment of EIC-codes to the new electricity market participants.
Thus, by May 19, 2018, the business entities performing activities in the field of energy by the type of activity “power transmission by local grids” (distribution system operators) and “power generation” (representatives of generating units) have to receive personal EIC-codes of X-type.
Subsequently, within a month from the date of the receipt of personal EIC-codes of X-type, the business entities performing activities in the field of energy by the type of “power generation” (representatives of generating units) have to receive EIC-codes of W-type for their own generation units, namely power plants and separate power units with the capacity of 75 MW and more (type D as defined in paragraph 2.1 of Chapter 2 of Section III of the Distribution System Code), and EIC-codes of Z-type for their related commercial metering points.
The received Z-type EIC-codes have to be transferred to the Commercial Metering Administrator.
All EIC-codes are assigned by the Local Issuing Authority, currently by SE “Energorynok,” at the request of business entities.
When applying for EIC-codes to the Local Issuing Authority, the following requirements for the content of the code fields must be taken into account.
When using full and abbreviated plant type names, be guided by the following definitions.
|Code Type||Field||Requirements to the field content|
|Latin transliteration of the company’s full name in capital and lowercase letters (up to 70 characters)|
|Latin transliteration of the company’s abbreviated name in capital letters (up to 16 characters)|
|«UA» + the company’s tax code|
|Postal code of the company’s legal address|
|«Grid Operator» – distribution system operators
«Producer» – representatives of generation units
|W||Resource Object Name
|Power plant – Latin transliteration in capital and lowercase letters of the unique plant name + full plant type name in English.
Power unit – Latin transliteration of the plant full name + «_Unit» + power unit No.
Turbine generator in the power unit (in the case of more than one turbine generator per unit) – Latin transliteration of the full name of the power unit + «_Тurbine» + turbine generator No. (up to 70 characters)
|Power plant – Latin transliteration in capital letters of the abbreviated unique plant name + abbreviated plant type name in English.
Power unit – Latin transliteration of the abbreviated plant name + «_UN» + power unit No.
Turbine generator in the power unit (in the case of more than one turbine generator per unit) – Latin transliteration of the abbreviated name of the power unit + «_ТB» + turbine generator No. (up to 16 characters)
|Power unit – EIC-code of W-type for power plant
Turbine generator – EIC-code of W-type for power unit
|EIC-code of Х-type for business entity – owner|
|Postal code of the actual address of the object’s location|
|«Production Plant» – power plant;
«Production Unit» – power unit, turbine generator
|Х, W||International code identifier||1 – international code|
|Full name of the power unit/turbine generator (up to 70 characters)|
|Abbreviated name of the power unit/turbine generator (up to 16 characters)|
|EIC-code of W-type for power unit/turbine generator|
|EIC-code of Х-type for business entity – owner|
|Z||International code identifier||0 – local code|
|Plant Type in Ukrainian||Plant Type in English – Full Name||Plant Type in English – Abbreviated Name|
|АЕС||Nuclear Power Plant||NPP|
|ТЕС||Thermal Power Plant||ТPP|
|ТЕЦ||Combined Heat and Power Plant||CHPPP|
|ГАЕС||Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant||PSHPP|
|Сонячна||Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant||PVSPP|
|Вітрова||Wind Power Plant||WPP|
|Біомаса||Biomass-fired Power Plant||BPP|
If a business entity has already received EIC-codes, but the content of their fields fails to comply with the above rules, it must contact the Local Issuing Authority with a request about making amendments.
At the same time, please be informed that in order to comply with the requirements of paragraph 5.3 of Chapter 5 of Section ХІІІ of the CMC regarding the assignation of EIC-codes to consumers commercial metering points, which has to be accomplished by October 19, 2018, the Commercial Metering Administrator will develop a separate unified procedure and publish it afterwards.