National Grid is fully aware of the increasing importance of the EU in terms of energy legislation. Over the past few years there has been substantive change to European energy legislation. This is now poised to deliver real improvements to the European energy markets, and this will have a direct impact on the way that our gas & electricity markets operate.
The ongoing development of harmonised European energy rules is only one aspect of EU legislation that will impact our gas & electricity markets. From gas security of supply to energy efficiency, EU energy legislation will continue to have a greater impact on how we do business in the future. The following Europe based pages provides National Grid with a platform to provide information to customers and stakeholders on the vitally important topic of Europe.
We hope you find these pages useful and informative, and as always your feedback is appreciated.
This sections provides information on the European Third Energy Package which came into law on 3rd March 2011. The legislation has the aim of developing a more harmonised European internal energy market.
This page intends to provide industry information to help manage successful implementation of EU change, primarily covering the prominent change arrangements being delivered 1st May 2016.
This section provides an overview of other European legislation that impacts the UK energy markets.
Here we provide you with access to all the latest European publications that National Grid have helped to develop and supported.
This consultation area will provide you with details of all open European consultations being run by NG, along with being a central repository for NG responses to European consultations.
The following page will give you information on the European institutions and associations that National Grid are a member of.
Here you will find detailled information on our transmission networks and services according to legal requirements from Chapter 3 of Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 715/2009.
This section contains information on the implementation of the Electricity Transparency Regulation
Further information on European Energy matters can be found by clicking on the links on the following page
In June 2014 National Grid became a Local Issuing Office (LIO) for Energy Identification Codes (EIC). Please follow the link to find out how National Grid can create an EIC Code for you.
Please click on this link to send an e-mail to the team.
This area will provide you with the latest information on EU Network Code Implementation