Distribution Network Code
Pursuant to Articles 136 and 139 of the Energy Law, with the approval of the Energy Agency, the distribution system operator adopts the Distribution Network Code which regulates: techncial conditions for the connection to the distribution system, technical conditions and other conditions for safe operations of the distribution system and for the provision of reliable and continuous delivery of electricity to customers, procedures in crises, rules on the access of the third party to the distribution system, planning the distribution system development, the content of the contract on the use of facility concluded with the customer, producer, the operator of another distribution system and the operator of the closed distribution system, use and maintenance of facilities, parameters and manner of control of electirity quality, planning the distribution system operations, access to the distribution system, instrument for securing payment and criteria for setting the amount and period for which it is asked, frequency and the manner of control of validity of connection line, metering switchboard and metering devices and other devices with metering function, the content of the control records, content of the record on unauthorised consumption, manner of establishment of unauthorised consumption, functional requirements and accuracy class of metering devices, manner of electricity metering, manner of establishment of consumption profiles and coefficient for setting the metered value to calculation value, obligations of users and distribution system operator in functional examination and commissioning a part of the distribution system in producers’ and customers’ facilities which influence safe and reliable distribution system operations, as well as in examining the operations of protection and management devices after significant operational events or disruptions in the distribution system operations, training of staff of distribution system operator and users in terms of operational proceedings in order to have safe and reliable distribution system operations and other issues necessary for the operations of the distribution system and for market functioning.
Distribution Network Code
Closed Distribution Network Code
The operator of the closed distribution system is obliged to comply with the code of the system to which it is connected.
The operator of the closed distribution system may regulate the specificity of its system by the closed electricity distribution system code in terms of:
- technical conditions and other conditions for reliable and safe operations of the closed distribution system;
- technical conditions for connection to the distribution system;
- access to the closed distribution system;
- use and maintenance of facilities;
- special procedures in case of disruption in operations;
- other issues necessary for the operations of closed distribution system.
The Code is published on the website of the closed electricity distribution system operator.
Upon the request of a closed distribution system user, the Agency will review the closed distribution network code.
In case the Agency establishes that the closed distribution network code is not adopted in line with the Energy Law, the Agency will demand the amendments to the code to be made by the closed distribution network code.