The UR today publishes a consultation paper on licence changes required to implement single system operation (SSO) for gas transmission companies. The changes are applicable to the following gas conveyance licences:
Premier Transmission Limited (PTL);
Belfast Gas Transmission Limited (BGTL);
West Transmission Limited (WTL); and
GNI (UK) Limited.
A single system operator for gas market operations is expected to produce a range of benefits including efficiencies, single code, single IT interface and simplified arrangements.