GNERC resolution №52 / 2 of December 9, 2021 on the approval of the compliance program of the electricity distribution system operator submitted by JSC "Energo-Pro Georgia"_GEO
For the attention of large customers!
The status of a large customer is determined by the Georgian State Electro system (GSE) and / or Electricity Distribution System Operator (ENERGO-PRO Georgia, Telasi) by the Georgian National Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (GNERC) according to December 28, 2020 #80 resolution "determination of the electricity large customers' criteria and status". (https://matsne.gov.ge/ka/document/view/5069902?publication=0).
A large customer is an end-user who has the right to trade in an organized energy market (wholesale market). Large customers after July 1, 2021 will have the right to enter into a supply contract with several suppliers simultaneously.
According to Article 3241, Paragraph 1 of the "Rules of the Network" approved by GNERC Resolution No. 10 of April 17, 2014, Article 3241 customers with the status of large customers are obliged to regulate the metering nodes:
Article 3241. Regulation of metering for the purpose of determining the status of a large customer
1. For those non-domestic customers who meet the criteria set forth in Article 3, Paragraph 3 of the Rules for Determining the Criteria and Status of Large Electricity Customers, approved by Commission Resolution # 80 of December 28, 2020, and whose electricity meters fail to meet the requirements of Article 65 of these Rules , Electricity meters must be regulated in compliance with the following conditions:
A) Electricity meters shall be regulated at the expense of a large customer in compliance with the requirements of Article 65 of these Rules:
Aa) at 35/110 and 6/10 kV - no later than December 31, 2021;
Ab) at a voltage of 0.4 kV - no later than December 31, 2021, if the number of meters does not exceed ten;
Ac) at a voltage of 0.4 kV - no later than December 31, 2021, if the number of meters exceeds ten.
B) Meters of the distribution licensee (distribution system operator) connected to a large customer network (so-called "transit meters") shall be regulated at the expense of the distribution system operator in compliance with the requirements of Article 65 of these Rules:
Ba) at 35/110 and 6/10 kV voltage - no later than September 1, 2021;
Bb) at a voltage of 0.4 kV - in accordance with the plan-schedule submitted by the distribution licensees (distribution system operators) and agreed by the Commission.