Electricity Codes form the rulebook for operating the GB electricity industry at Transmission level. Each of the Codes focuses on a different area of the industry.
National Grid publishes a number of reports related to Balancing as required by the Transmission Licence.
The Balancing and Settlement Code details the rules for wholesale electricity trading in GB. This code is administered by ELEXON.
The Connection and Use of System Code is the contractual framework for connection to, and use of, the National Electricity Transmission System.
From 2014 onwards, pan-European Network Codes will apply in GB. Information on their development, implementation and Stakeholder Engagement.
The Grid Code is the technical code for connection and development of the National Electricity Transmission System.
The Security and Quality of Supply Standards set out criteria and the methodology for the planning and operation of the National Electricity Transmission System.
The System Operator – Transmission Owner Code defines the relationship between the Transmission System Owners and the System Operator.
Standing Groups are established to discuss cross-party or cross-code issues.
Code Administration Code of Practice
Grid Code, CUSC and STC summaries