|Defence Service Provider|
|European Union Electricity Market Glossary|
Pursuant to Article 3(1) of the Emergency and Restoration Network Code (Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2196 of 24 November 2017 establishing a network code on electricity emergency and restoration - NC ER) defence service provider is a legal entity with a legal or contractual obligation to provide a service contributing to one or several measures of the system defence plan.
Unless the terms and conditions to act as defence system provider are defined in the national legal framework, each Transmission System Operator (TSO) defines the relevant terms and conditions on a contractual basis including at least:
a) characteristics of the service to be provided;
b) target geographical distribution of power sources with Black Start and Island Operation capabilities;
c) the possibility of and conditions for aggregation; and
d) additional requirements and conditions.
Each TSO is required to submit to the relevant regulatory authority for approval the terms and conditions to act as defence service providers on a contractual basis (Article 4(2)(a) and Article 4(4) of the NC ER).
Network Code on Emergency and Restoration (Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2196 of 24 November 2017 establishing a network code on electricity emergency and restoration - NC ER), Article 3(1), Article 4(2)(a), Article 4(4)
|Last Updated on Monday, 08 January 2018 01:00|