Modification of NIE Plc’s Electricity Licence

Published: 20 October 2006

Consultation opened on 20 October 2006. Consultation closed 17 November 2006.

Summary

Modification of NIE Plc’s Electricity Licence

In pursuance of its powers under Article 14(1) of the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (as amended) (hereafter referred to as the “Order”), the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation (hereafter referred to as the “Authority”), having obtained the consent of the licensee in question, hereby gives notice as follows:

1 It proposes to make modifications to the Conditions applicable to the Transmission Licence and the Public Electricity Supply Licence granted to Northern Ireland Electricity plc (“NIE”) under Article 10 of the Order.

2 The proposed modifications in question are to: Condition 2 of Part II A (Interpretation and construction); Condition 29 of Part III I (Market Registration Service and Market Data Service); and Condition 30 of Part III I (Market Registration Arrangements).

3 The principal effect of the proposed modifications in question will be to require NIE to establish and maintain a Market Registration and Market Data Service for participants in the non-domestic electricity market.

4 The reason for the proposed modifications in question is to modify the licence in accordance with the new agreed Market Registration Code.

5 A copy of the proposed modifications in question can be viewed during normal office hours, and can be obtained (free of charge) from:
Office for the Regulation of Electricity and Gas
Queens House
14 Queen Street
Belfast
BT1 6ER
Tel: 028 9031 1575
Fax: 028 9031 1740
Email: kenny.dane@ofregni.gov.uk

Alternatively, these modifications can be viewed or downloaded using THIS LINK:

6 Representations or objections with respect to the proposed modifications in question may be made on or before 17 November 2006 to the same address.

7 The Authority has, pursuant to Articles 14(3) and 14(4) of the Order, served a copy of this notice on NIE and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

Dated this 20th day of October 2006
Iain Osborne

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