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  • Local Issuing Office for EIC Codes

  • Energy Identification Code (EIC) - GB Local Issuing Office (LIO) 

    National Grid became a Local Issuing Office (LIO) for Great Britain in June 2014, and is authorised to issue International and Local EIC Codes. On 7th September 2015, the ownership of the Gas LIO was transferred from National Grid Gas to Xoserve. This was to secure efficiencies and to avoid duplication of tasks in shipper registration, and align with processes currently undertaken by the Xoserve Customer Lifecycle team in relation to the set-up of Shippers on Gemini. National Grid will continue in their role as GB Electricity LIO.

    To view the full list of EIC Codes issued by the National Grid LIO please download the Public GB EIC Library spreadsheet below. Any published codes not starting with 48 are issued by other LIOs and are included for reference purposes only, as they are not actively maintained or updated by National Grid. A list of LIOs can be found here.

    For Gas EIC Code requests, please follow the link to the Xoserve LIO webpage below.

     Allocation of an EIC Code

     Step 1. You can submit requests for registration of new codes, modification or de-activation of existing EIC Codes using the request form below.

     Step 2. National Grid will process and validate the request form, consulting the Central Issing Office (CIO) for International codes.

     Step 3. You will then be allocated your EIC code by National Grid, you will receive notification of your new code via email.

     Step 4. The new code will be published on this website, and the CIO website if the code was International.

    • For Electricity EIC Codes please contact:  box.lio@nationalgrid.com 

      When completing the registration form, please take care to ensure that all the information given is correct.

       For any changes to Maximum MW Capacity for generating or consumption units, please send an email with details of the changes to box.lio@nationalgrid.com

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  • GB Codes

    08 Aug 2017
    EIC Request Form_v03 - 8Aug17
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    20 Oct 2017
    GB Electric EIC Library
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    Did You Know
     
    Title: EIC Code Information
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     The Energy Identification Coding scheme (EIC)... provides a unique identification of the market participants and other entities active within the Energy Internal European Market (IEM). It is widely used in the Electronic Document Interchange. The EIC is only a code scheme and it is not a right or authorisation to trade energy.
    Link Text:  EIC Short Guide and Q&A
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    EIC Code Information
     The Energy Identification Coding scheme (EIC)... provides a unique identification of the market participants and other entities active within the Energy Internal European Market (IEM). It is widely used in the Electronic Document Interchange. The EIC is only a code scheme and it is not a right or authorisation to trade energy.

    EIC Short Guide and Q&A
    • Disclaimer

      The objective of this page is to allow persons involved in the energy market to get information on the Energy Identification Code (EIC) necessary to carry out electronic data interchange (EDI). In no event shall National Grid be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, general, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of any use of the information obtained using this site. In particular, VAT codes are only provided for information purposes and it is the responsibility of the party to assess the validity using for example the Taxations and Customs Union web site. In addition, we cannot guarantee that the information provided to National Grid by the Market Participants requesting the codes is correct and error-free.

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      Title:  ENTSO-E EIC Code Pages
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      As ENTSO-E is the Central Issuing Office on their website you will find, all the International EIC Codes created, along with links to all the other Local Issuing Offices across Europe.
       
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      As ENTSO-E is the Central Issuing Office on their website you will find, all the International EIC Codes created, along with links to all the other Local Issuing Offices across Europe.

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