Formal consultation regarding the draft proposal for the contract of the access responsible party

08-05-2018

Today, May 8th 2018, Elia launches the formal public consultation regarding the access responsible party (the ARP contract), which provides the market parties affected by these proposals the opportunity to react and submit their comments on this proposal.

Today, May 8th 2018, Elia launches the formal public consultation regarding the access responsible party (the ARP contract), which provides the market parties affected by these proposals the opportunity to react and submit their comments on this proposal.

The changes proposed to the ARP contract are required in order to take into account the following elements:

- The integration of modalities for a specific ARP responsible for the imbalance linked to an offshore interconnector
- The commissioning of a new border between the Belgian and the British Scheduling Areas linked to a new Offshore Interconnector between Belgium and great Britain
- Changes to the ARP contract in response to the CREG’s request as stated in its decision (B) 1471
- The harmonization of the Baseline to all SDR products foreseen in the Functioning Rules for Strategic Reserve as from November 1rst

In addition, Elia proposes some improvements to the ARP contract in order to align it with the current procedures.

The consultation documents and more information regarding this public consultation are available on the Elia website.