For the Attention of Large customers!
The status of a large customer is determined by the Electricity Transmission System (GSE) and / or Electricity Distribution System Operator (ENERGO-PRO Georgia, Telasi) according to the Resolution N80 of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) approved on December 28, 2020 “Rule for Determining the Criteria and Status of Large Electricity Consumers” (https://matsne.gov.ge/ka/document/view/5069902?publication=0 )
Large consumer 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 GNERC Resolution N10 of April 17, 2014 Article 324, Paragraph 1 of the "Rules of the Network" customers with the status of large customer are obliged to regulate the metering nodes:
"Article 3241. Regulation of metering in order to determine 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, approved by Commission Resolution 28 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:
A.a) at 35/110 and 6/10 kV - no later than September 1, 2021;
A.b) at a voltage of 0.4 kV - no later than September 1, 2021, if the number of meters does not exceed ten;
A.c) 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:
B.a) at 35/110 and 6/10 kV voltage - no later than September 1, 2021;
B.b) 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.