ENTSOG Annual Report 2015

General Manager’s Introduction

The year 2015 was another challenging year for ENTSOG. Together with the already envisaged deliverables, new activities from ACER and the European Commission required our attention.

A Ten-Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP) incorporating cost-benefit analysis (CBA) method- ology to support the Project of Common Interest (PCI) selection was published in 2015 for the first time. The third phase of the Gas Regional In­ vestment Plans and the report on Transparency Guidelines added new documents that increased the cooperation with stakeholders. The early imple- mentation of CAM and BAL Network Codes (NCs) brought us first insights on how they are working. In July, ENTSOG delivered a revised version of TAR Network Code as well as the Amendment on Incre- mental Capacity to CAM Network Code. Since ACER did not agree to a common opinion on TAR NC, the European Commission took over the continued code development in October. ENTSOG was still involved but in a more consultative role.

ENTSOG now has to take the responsibility for ensuring that the codes work as intended

After having successfully developed the main part of gas network codes over the previous years, ENTSOG must now take responsibility for ensuring that the codes work as intended. We have labelled this the Functionality Process. This process was


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ENTSOG Annual Report 2015

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