The successful implementation of these activities also relies on the input provided by stakeholders via ENTSO-E’s Independent Advisory Council, the Network Codes European Stakeholder Committees and other stakeholders groups, and via the public consultation processes.
This Annual Report has been submitted for stakeholders’ views in a public consultation from 22 June to 20 July 2020. The comments received have been considered and the Annual Report was submitted to ACER for opinion on 23 July.
2019 was marked by the entry into force of the Clean Energy Package (CEP). While ENTSO-E and TSOs are still implementing the Third Package, work has already begun in 2019 on new legal mandates stemming from the CEP.
Chapter 1: System Operation
Many deliverables under the System Operation Guideline have been submitted, and activities stemming from the Emergency and Restoration Code were carried out in 2019. The chapter also outlines activities carried out in the field of regional development, Common Grid Model and European Awareness System.
Chapter 2: Market
The progressive harmonization of electricity market rules is at the heart of promoting an effectively competitive internal market, delivering benefits to society. In 2019, ENTSO-E and TSOs developed and submitted several methodologies for regional capacity calculation, bidding zones, capacity mechanisms and balancing.
Chapter 3: System Development
In 2019, ENTSO-E and ENTSOG published their second joint Scenario Report as well as a joint focus study on the interlinkage between gas and electricity scenarios and infrastructure, while the TYNDP 2020 projects portfolio features 148 transmission projects and 25 storage projects. Moreover, in 2019 ENTSO-E developed new methodologies related to the implementation of CEP provisions on system adequacy.
Chapter 4: Transparency Regulation
Explains the updates made to the Manual of Procedures of the Transparency Platform in line with the legal requirements stemming from Network Codes and Guidelines and to the list of data provided by TSOs, setting requirements for data quality and allowing users to re-use data with no restriction.
Chapter 5: Research, Development and Innovation
As part of its Research, Development and Innovation activities, ENTSO-E has started the development of its new RDI Roadmap 2020–2030. 2019 also saw the publication of “The Cyber Physical System for the Energy Transition” Report and the continued participation in ETIP SNET.
Chapter 6: Cybersecurity, Interoperability and Data
While cybersecurity activities have been carried out under the CEF project, ENTSO-E also performed risk assessments on its main legally-mandated IT platforms and participated in the EC Working group on Cybersecurity. The chapter also describes data exchange and interoperability activities to support network code implementation, the development of the Electronic Data Interchange library and the publication of the version of the Harmonised Electricity Market Role Model.
Chapter 7: TSO–DSO partnership and demand side flexibility
As part of the TSO–DSO cooperation, a common report with DSOs on active system management was released in April 2019, while a TSO-DSO Steering Group was established in 2019.
ENTSO-E Annual Report 2019
This Annual Report covers the period from January to December 2019. It focuses on the legal mandates given to ENTSO-E. Activities covered in this report have been performed thanks to the 42 members of ENTSO-E who provide its financial resources and whose staff provides expertise to the Association.
- System Operation
- System Development
- Transparency Regulation
- Research, Development and Innovation
- Cybersecurity, Interoperability and Data
- TSO–DSO partnership and demand side flexibility