On 25 August 2015, the Electricity Market Regulatory Authority
("EMRA") issued the Communique on
Abolishment of Communique on Regulation of Retail Sales Agreements
in the Electricity Market, number 29456 and separately issued a
decision which outlines a new set of standards for retail sales
agreements, to replace the abolished Communique. The decision
includes a template agreement, which addresses obligations of the
parties during consumer procurement of energy and/or capacity from
appointed retail suppliers.
The recent Communique abolishes the earlier Communique on
Regulation of Retail Sales Agreements in the Electricity Market
number 25212 (published in Official Gazette number 25215 on 31
An EMRA decision (numbered 5716-1) adopted the new standards on
6 August 2015, although the new Retail Sales Agreement template did
not enter into force until 25 August 2015.
The newly adopted agreement template determines party
obligations during consumer procurement of energy and/or capacity
from appointed retail suppliers. The template agreement addresses
issues regarding electricity meters and measurement systems,
consumption periods, consumption calculation, billing and payment
methods. The template agreement provisions reflects provisions
contemplated by the Electricity Market Consumer Services Regulation
regarding retail sales.
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