Ukrenergo, owing the performance of the Settlements Administrator and Commercial Metering Administrator functions within the new electricity market model, is to create the Datahub, a centralized platform to ensure the data exchange with a single database of the commercial accounting points and the history of the power consumption.
The following statement was announced by Andrii Nemyrovskii, Chief Market Development an IT Officer at the SE “NPC “Ukrenergo”, at the IX Ukrainian energy Forum by the Adam Smith Institute.
“The market processes model with the usage of the centralized datahub is stipulated as the targeted one by the secondary legislation projects. We will do our best to ensure the convenient transition of the consumers to the new conditions”, he mentioned.
“Datahub will ensure the integrity of the electricity consumption accounting both for the wholesale and the retail markets. We will, thus, possess a single source of the data regarding electricity consumption for all market players and their consumers. We are heading towards the result of the reform – technocratic unbundling of the distribution companies and power suppliers, which, actually, leads to elimination of the direct connections between them”, emphasized Andrii Nemyrovskii.
Each consumer will possess the commercial accounting point, thus, each consumer will have an option to choose the electricity supplier as well as a supplier of the commercial accounting services. The consumed power will be, hence, estimated both quantitatively and qualitatively.
Note: Ukrenergo is now preparing to the automation of the new electricity market. The tender positions regarding software purchase to automate the Transmission system operator market functions (in accordance with the Law of Ukraine “On Electricity Market) will be revealed in the mid-March.