EU4Energy supports Ukrainian stakeholders in further implementation of Connection Network Codes in Ukraine

Eu4Energy News
9 February 2023

On February 9, 2023, the Energy Community Secretariat launched the EU4Energy Governance Activity on supporting NEURC in finalizing the derogation criteria in line with the Connection Network Codes applicable in Ukraine.

The representatives of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC), Ukrainian TSO (Ukrenergo) together with experts from Energy Community Secretariat discussed state of play with the Connection Network Codes implementation in Ukraine, last developments as regards development of derogation criteria together with the derogation procedure and further steps on their finalization.

Also during the meeting, the experts from EU Project “Better services on reformed energy markets” presented their proposals to the draft derogation criteria. In this regards the main objective of the EU4Energy Project will be to support the finalization of draft amendments to the Transmission Grid Code on granting derogation and to focus on the practical side of the procedure providing the overview of the derogation cases from Energy Community Contracting Parties and EU Member States. 

Ukraine as the Energy Community Contracting Party committed to align its national energy legislation with the Energy Community acquis, in particular, with the:

  • Decision 2018/03/PHLG-EnC on incorporating Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/631 of 14 April 2016 establishing a Network Code on requirements for grid connection of generators;
  • Decision 2018/04/PHLG-EnC on incorporating Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1447 of 26 August 82016 establishing a network code on requirements for grid connection of high voltage direct current systems and direct current-connected power park modules
  • Decision 2018/05/PHLG-EnC on incorporating Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1388 of 17 August 2016 establishing a Network Code on Demand Connection.



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