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This section contains the documents related to gas measurement activities in accordance with the Resolution 512/2021/R/gas of the Italian Authority (Autorità di Regolazione per Energia, Reti e Ambiente - ARERA) and the related Annex A, as well as Snam Rete Gas Network Code, Chapters 10, 11 and related annexes.

Portale Impianti di Misura

Snam Rete Gas provides the web portal Portale Impianti di Misura to the owners of metering facilities.

The owner of the metering facilities can transmit to Snam Rete Gas, through the Portale Impianti di Misura, the “Metering Agreement” mentioned in par. 5.1 of Chapter 10 of SRG Network Code and the documentation related to the facility equipment and to the maintenance activities carried out, mentioned in par. 3 of Annex 10/B of SRG Network Code.

Through Portale Impianti di Misura functionalities, Snam Rete Gas provides to the owners of metering facilities the information related to their metering facilities, such as the plant consistency, the compliance with the minimum and optimal requirements mentioned in par. 5 of Chapter 10 as well as the level of service provided for each indicator of quality mentioned in paragraph 7.1 of Chapter 10 of SRG Network Code.

The owner of metering facility, whose consumption or production plants are directly connected to the TSO network, by signing the Metering Agreement accepts the Network Code provision related to measurement activity. Signing the agreement is a necessary condition for using the transport service at the Delivery/Redelivery point to which the metering facility refers. The editable document can be downloaded from Portale Impianti di Misura.

 

> Metering Agreement

The Protocol for information exchange defines the technologies and methodologies to be implemented by the owners of the metering facilities in order to make the metering data available to the responsible for meter reading activity.

 

> Protocol for information exchange

The Access procedure disciplines the ways in which the owner of the metering facility, or the final customer that uses gas if the metering facility is owned by the TSO, guarantees the safe accessibility of the metering facility to TSO’s personnel for the purpose of carrying out the activities of competence.

 

> Access procedure

> Annex A: Specific risks

 

In accordance with the Resolution 185/2005/R/gas of the Italian Authority, Snam Rete Gas applies the methodology on homogeneous take-off areas for the purpose of defining and managing the AOPs, as well as identifying the pertinent AOP for each Redelivery Point.

 

> Methodology on homogeneous take-off areas

The owner of metering facility at a Redelivery Point can transfer its property to the TSO to which it is connected following the procedure mentioned in par.13 of Chapter 10 of SRG Network Code.

The owner of the metering facility expresses his willingness by sending the Transfer Request Form to the TSO through the Portale Impianti di Misura.

The request will be processed by Snam Rete Gas following the procedures mentioned in par. 13 of Chapter 10 of SRG Network Code. Snam Rete Gas will transmit the draft of Transfer Agreement to the owner of metering facility once evaluated the absence of any impediment as indicated in the Network Code. The draft of Transfer Agreement signed by the owner of the metering facility can be transmitted to TSO through the Portale Impianti di Misura.

 

> Transfer Request Form

> Transfer Agreement

For further information related to measurement activities, such as for example viewing the measurement reports, please refer to the Portale Misura.

 

Contacts

Reorganization of measurement activities in gas transmission system in accordance with the Resolution 512/2021/R/gas of the Italian Authority


e-mail:  riassetto@snam.it

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