Basic Electricity Supply Ordinance.
Type of law
The present Ordinance lays down provisions relating to general terms regulating universal service for household customers and replacement supply via the low voltage network. In particular, the Ordinance establishes that the supply companies must comply with the rules of the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA). Furthermore, the supply company with the highest market share in a given network area is responsible for the basic supply subject to the present Ordinance. In addition, basic suppliers must publish their basic tariff and supply household customers in accordance with the provisions of the present Ordinance. The text consists of 23 articles divided into 6 Parts as follows: General provisions (I); Supply (2); Tasks and rights of the basic supplier (3); Settlement of energy supply (4); Conditions of basic supply (5); Final provisions (6)
Long title of text
Ordinance on general terms regulating universal service for household customers and replacement supply via the low voltage network.
Date of text
Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, No. 50, 7 November 2006, pp. 2391-2396.
Verordnung über Allgemeine Bedingungen für die Grundversorgung von Haushaltskunden und die Ersatzversorgung mit Elektrizität aus dem Niederspannungsnetz – Stromgrundversorgungsverordnung – StromGVV).