Notice to modify NIE Tranmission and Supply licence

NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 14(2)
OF THE ELECTRICITY (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1992 (as amended)

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: Schedule 5A and Schedule 10

3. The effect of the proposed modifications in question will be to modify the licence to oblige NIE to operate in accordance with the agreed price control for its Power Procurement Business for the period 1 January 2007 until the start of the Single Electricity Market (SEM).

4. The reason for the proposed modifications in question is to modify the price control in relation to traded sales made by PPB from 1 January 2007 until the start of the SEM.

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: Kenneth.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 22 December 2006 to the same address.

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


Dated this 24th day of November 2006
Iain Osborne