The European Electricity Network Codes are a set of technical rules which aim at harmonising the EU internal electricity market. These codes are detailed documents that dictate EU wide standards and requirements covering power generation, demand, grid network operations and wholesale market participation.
The implementation of these codes is required by all EU Member states over the next few years to enable electricity network operators, generators, suppliers and consumers to operate more effectively in the pan-European electricity market.
This webpage contains the latest CRU updates, CRU Decisions and Consultations relating to the following Electricity Network Codes and Guidelines;
- Requirements for Generators (RfG) Code EU Regulation 2016/631
- Demand Connection Code (DCC) EU Regulation 2016/1388
- High Voltage Direct Current Code (HVDC) EU Regulation 2016/1447
- System Operation Guideline (SOGL) EU Regulation 2017/1485
- Emergency Restoration Code (ER) EU Regulation 2017/2196
- Electricity Balancing Guidelines (EBGL) EU Regulation 2017/2195
On 21 July 2022, CRU published a Position Paper of the Central Europe System Operation Region’s Regulatory Authorities, approving the amended establishment provisions of the Regional Coordination Centre for the Central Europe System Operation Region (Central RCC) in accordance with Article 35 of Regulation (EU) 2019/943 on the Internal Market for Electricity. The Central RCC was officially established on 1 July 2022 in line with the Regulation.