The European Third Energy
Package came into law on 3 March 2011, a key step forward in developing a more
harmonised European energy market.
This legislation required the
development of European Network Codes (ENCs). The ENCs apply
across Europe and take precedence over existing arrangements in the GB codes,
where differences arise.
The ENCs will have a far reaching impact on how things are done in the
GB electricity industry, with ENCs covering grid connections, markets and
system operation. Whilst the final ENCs are expected to enter into force in
2017, implementation activities in GB will continue for a number of years.
Details of the European Network Codes, the development process and the key players involved
Joint European Stakeholder Group (JESG) is a monthly industry forum for GB stakeholders on the European Network Codes and other European policy areas
Details of changes to the GB framework to account for European Network Codes
European Network Codes are one of the requirements of the European Third Energy Package
Latest versions of Electricity Network Codes and Stakeholder Issues Captured
Under the European Network Codes there is a requirement to publish subsequent proposals and methodologies once they are produced or approved.