Procedure

This section provides information on the registration procedures regarding both the existing Wholesale Electricity Market and the new Balancing Market. Those already registered in the Participants Registry provided for by RAE decisions no. 56/2012 and 57/2012 (Greek Government Gazette No. 104/Series B/31.01.2012 and Greek Government Gazette No. 103/Series B/31.01.2012) shall follow the guidelines described at the section "Transitional Procedures" .

The following Registries are held in the existing Wholesale Electricity Market:

This registry is held by the Henex and the eligible participants shall apply both to Henex and to the HETS Operator. The documents signed by the legal representative of the company must also have the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified. The documents should be officially translated into Greek or English with an apostille.
For the registration the following are prerequisites:

  • The conclusion of a HETS Operator Transaction Contract; 
  • The conclusion of a Day Ahead Schedule Transaction Contract;
  • Depending on the attribute of the interested party the corresponding supporting documents are defined;
  • The documents signed by the legal representative of the company must also have the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified. The documents should be officially translated into Greek or English with an apostille.

The HETS Operator reserves the right to request additional documents, in case, in his opinion, the submitted by the Applicant is not complete. Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.


Depending on the attribute of the interested party the following procedures are required:

For the registration of a Supplier it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek) signed on all pages. Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. In page 2 of the application form the following boxes must be ticked:
    • Copy of Supply License – Αντίγραφο Άδειας Προμήθειας
    • Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System
    • Declaration regarding the right of HETS Operator to inform the Suppliers Customers -
    • Declaration regarding supply contracts with customers
    • Legal Representation Documents
    • Provision of Guarantees 
  2. Supplier’s declarations (in Greek)
  3. Copy of the Supply License.
  4. In case the supplier does not have an EIC (European Indefication Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  5. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English).The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  6. Provision of Guarantees. More information on guarantees is available at Market Participation Guarantees.
  7. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
    • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.
  8. Provision of Guarantees

For the registration of a Trader with the Participants Register it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek) signed on all pages. Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. In page 2 of the application form the following boxes must be ticked:
    • Copy of Trading License – Αντίγραφο Άδειας Εμπορίας
    • Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System- Δήλωση αιτούντος περί ανεπιφύλακτης αποδοχής ρυθμίσεων Κώδικα Διαχείρισης του Συστήματος
    • Legal Representation Documents - Τεκμηρίωση νόμιμης εκπροσώπησης
    • Provision of Guarantees - Εγγυητική επιστολή ή αποδεικτικό κατάθεσης ποσού εγγύησης.
  2. Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the code for the operation of Greek Electricity Transmission System (in Greek). Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the declaration. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted.
  3. Copy of the Trading License
  4. In case the trader does not have an EIC (European Identification Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  5. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English).The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  6. Provision of Guarantees. More information on guarantees is available at Market Participation Guarantees.
  7. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
    • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.
  8. Provision of Guarantees.

For the registration of a Producer it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek). Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. In page 2 of the application form the following boxes must be ticked:
    • Copy of Production License – Αντίγραφο Άδειας Παραγωγής
    • Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System- Δήλωση αιτούντος περί ανεπιφύλακτης αποδοχής ρυθμίσεων Κώδικα Διαχείρισης του Συστήματος
    • Legal Representation Documents - Τεκμηρίωση Νόμιμης Εκπροσώπησης
  2. Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the code for the operation of Greek Electricity Transmission System (in Greek). Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the declaration. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted.
  3. Copy of the Production License
  4. In case the producer does not have an EIC (European Indefication Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  5. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English). The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  6. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
    • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.

For the registration of a Self – supplied customer it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek). Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. In page 2 of the application form the following boxes must be ticked:
    • Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System- Δήλωση αιτούντος περί ανεπιφύλακτης αποδοχής ρυθμίσεων Κώδικα Διαχείρισης του Συστήματος
    • Declaration of Self – Supplied Customer regarding HETS Operator’s right to interrupt the supply of energy - Δήλωση αυτοπρομηθευόμενου Πελάτη περί δικαιώματος ΑΔΜΗΕ διακοπής παροχής
    • Legal Representation Documents - Τεκμηρίωση Nόμιμης Eκπροσώπησης
  1. Self Supplying Customer’s declarations (in Greek).
  2. In case the supplier does not have an EIC (European Indefication Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  3. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English). The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  4. Provision of Guarantees. More information on guarantees is available at Market Participation Guarantees.
  5. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition..
    • The above documents should be officially translated into Greek or English with an apostille.
    • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.
  6. Provision of Guarantees.

For the registration of a RES & HECHP Unit Producer with mandatory participation in the market, it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek) signed on all pages. Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. The application should include full bank account details of the account that the applicant shall keep for the purposes of the IPTO Transactions’ Contract. All the pages of the application signed by the legal representative of the company must also have date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.
  2. Copy of the Production License
  3. Copy of the Contract for Difference Aid Support with DAPEEP, or DAPEEP’s Certification for production units of par.19, Art.3 Law 4414/2016
  4. Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System (in Greek), as amended from time to time, and in particular with regard to the financial obligations arising from the applicant’s participation in the Transmission Operator’s Transactions System. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted.  Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English. The document must be signed by the legal representative of the company and have date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.
  5. In case the producer does not have an EIC (European Identification Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  6. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English). The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  7. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
  • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
  • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
  • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
  • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.

For the registration of a RES Aggregator with obligation to participate to the DAS and a representation contract according to the code of DAPEEP, the Power Exchange Code for Electricity and the code for the Operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System it is necessary to submit to the HETS Operator the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek) signed on all pages. Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English of the Application form. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. The application should include full bank account details of the account that the applicant shall keep for the purposes of the IPTO Transactions’ Contract. All the pages of the application signed by the legal representative of the company must also have date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.  
  2. Copy of RES Aggregator License
  3. Declaration of acceptance of the regulations of the Code for the operation of the Greek Electricity Transmission System (in Greek), as amended from time to time, and in particular with regard to the financial obligations arising from the applicant’s participation in the Transmission Operator’s Transactions System. It is highlighted that the Greek document (not the English translation) has to be submitted. Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English. The document must be signed by the legal representative of the company and have date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.
  4. RES Aggregators’ declaration (in Greek) that
    • the company accepts the right of HETS Operator to inform the RES Units & the High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power Units (HECHP) represented, in case of failure to fulfill the obligations of Aggregator towards the HETS Operator, so that they can exercise the right to change Aggregator or to participate in the energy market directly without an Aggregator.
    • the Contracts with the owners of the RES Units & High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power Units (HECHP) include a term, foreseeing that in the case that the Aggregator fails to meet its financial obligations towards the HETS Operator, the Unit acknowledges the right of the HETS Operator to turn directly against the Unit exercising the same rights the HETS Operator has towards the Aggregator and in any case the Unit will have no right to raise objections deriving from their contractual relationship with the Aggregator.
    • the Contracts with the owners of the RES Units & High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power Units (HECHP) include a term, foreseeing that in the case that the Aggregator fails to meet its financial obligations towards the RES & HECHP Unit, the represented RES & HECHP Unit shall not have any claim towards the HETS Operator, and in any case they shall have no right to raise objections deriving from their contractual relationship with the Aggregator or else they resign from any such right to raise objections deriving from their contractual relationship with the Aggregator.
      • Please click here for an unofficial, non-binding translation in English. The document must be signed by the legal representative of the company and have the date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.
  5. In case the RES Aggregator does not have an EIC (European Identification Code) it is required to apply for one (EIC application form).
  6. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English).  The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration. The document must be signed by the legal representative of the company and have date and the official company stamp. All signatures must be certified.
  7. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece:
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
    • Documents submitted to HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.

This register is held by the HETS Operator and records units with valid production license under the following conditions:

  • They are located in the mainland or on the interconnected islands
  • Their connection to the System has been established and activated
  • They have lodged with an Operational License
  • They do not appertain to article 9 of Law 3468/2006 (RES and CHP Units) for which the HETS Operator may issue Dispatch Orders in accordance with the System Operation Code.

For the registration of a Production unit with the Production Units’ Registry it is necessary to submit the following:

  1. Application form (in Greek) signed on all pages. In page 2 of the application form the following boxes must be ticked:
    • Copy of Production License – Αντίγραφο Άδειας Παραγωγής
    • Copy of Operation License - Αντίγραφο Άδειας Λειτουργίας
    • Legal Representation Documents - Τεκμηρίωση Νόμιμης Εκπροσώπησης
  2. Copy of the Production License
  3. Copy of Operation License
  4. Solemn Declaration of Legal Representative (in English).The legal documents attached with the application must be listed in the above Solemn Declaration
  5. Legal Representation Documents for companies not established in Greece
    • Certified copy of the current Articles of Association or Incorporation.
    • Certified copy of the Minutes of the General Assembly (or other competent body) for the appointment of the current Board of Directors and representatives of the Participant.
    • Original Official Transcript from the Companies’ Registry whereby the names of the shareholders and representatives/directors of the company are declared as well as the location of the registered offices and that the company is in good standing condition.
    • The above mentioned legal representation documents are indicative. Additional legal documents may be required from the Legal Department.
    • Documents submitted to the HETS Operator not signed by the legal representative of the Participant as evidenced from the above documentation, should be accompanied by respective minutes/authorization of the competent body of the Participant attributing authority to the person signing the document.

The above documents should be officially translated into Greek or English with an apostille. The documents signed by the legal representative of the company must also have the official company stamp.

 

Terms and conditions regarding the application for the Interruptible Load Registry

According to article 4 of the Ministerial Decision ΥΠΕΝ/ΔΗΕ/66759/811/09.07.2020 eligible consumers should meet the following conditions in oreder to register in the Interruptible Load Registry:

  • Their installations are connected to the HETS (i.e. the High Voltage Network) or the Interconnected Medium Voltage Network.

  • Their installations are equipped with advanced meters, enabling telemetering and use of IT solutions. Depending on the outcome of reviews of the planned roll-out of advanced meters to all consumers, Low Voltage customers might eventually be included in the interruptibility scheme, subject to a future review by the TSO.

  • The interruptible capacity offered in each consumption location must amount at least 2 MW.

  • They have not been in a liquidation procedure (voluntary or compulsory) or under compulsory management or insolvency proceedings or cessation of payments or in any similar situation. 

The successful registration stands for an Interruptibility Load Contract, which is concluded with the participant once he has been awarded capacity in the auctions. In order to participate in an auction, the registration application must be submitted at least five days before the date of the auction. The corresponding registration certicificate must have been issued by the HETS Operator at least two days before the auction. 

 

Registration application for the Interruptible Load Registry

For the registration of an eligible consumer in the Interruptible Load Registry are required the following:

  • the registration of the consumer's company Interruptible Load Registry and
  • the registration of each consuming point in the Interruptible Load Consumption Point Registry.  

The registration of companies in the Interruptible Load Registry takes place once. The registration of the consuming point in the Interruptible Load Consumption Point Registry takes place once for each calendar year. The registration can be carried out anytime during the calendar year.  

For the registration, the submission to the HETS Operator of the following is required:

  1. Registration application of the consumer. One application per company is submitted, where the data of the company, of the legal representative and the contact details are provided.
  2. Registration application of the consuming point. As consuemr point is considered a consumption point connected to the HETS or to the the Interconnected Medium Voltage Network, which is capable of limiting its contracted reactive power for a specific time, after a dispatch order issued by the HETS Operator. One registration form per consuming point is required, where its idetnifying data is registered. 

 

Types of Interruptibility Services

The Ministerial Decision sets out two types of Interruptibility Services to be procured Type 1 and Type 2, which depending on the duration og individual load shedding events and the cumulative duration of all load shedding events per year can be distinguished as follows:Type 

Typ Notice time Maximum duration of each power reduction order Maximum duration of load shedding per
year
1 5 minutes 48 hours 288 hours
2 1 minute 1 hour 36 hours

Regarding service type 1 the minimum interval period between two consecutive power reduction orders is one day and the maximum number of power reduction orders per month is three.

Regarding service type 2 the minimum interval period between two consecutive power reduction orders is five days and the maximum number of power reduction orders per month is four.

 

Modification of contact details

In case of midification that concerns exclusively contact details, it can take place during the year submitting a modification application.

 

Legalising Documents

The application registration of the eligible consumer is accompanied by the necessary legal documents.

 

Registration for the Interruptible Load Registry

The registration procedure is completed upon issuance of the relevant certificate by the HETS Operator. The Interruptible Load Registry is published on the HETS Operator's website. 

By registering in the Interruptible Load Registry, the eligible consumer is deemed as having unconditionally accepted the provisions of :

  • the Ministerial Decision ΥΠΕΝ/ΔΗΕ/66759/811/09.07.2020, 
  • the HETS Operation Code, as it may be amended

  • the Auction Rules for providing Interruptibility Services

  • the General Terms of the Interruptibility Load Contract.

The registration guidelines regarding the Flexible provider's Registry shall be  provided once the Transitory Flexible Remuneration Mechanism (TFRM) is in force.

Pursuant to article 121 of the Balancing Market Regulation, as amended by RAE decision no 938/2020 (Greek Government Gazette No.  2757/Series B/07.07.2020) the HETS Operator Registry:

  1. Those registered in the Participants Registry provided for by RAE decisions no. 56/2012 and 57/2012 (Greek Government Gazette No. 104/Series B/31.01.2012 and Greek Government Gazette No. 103/Series B/31.01.2012) shall be deemed as:
  • being temporarily registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and the Balance Responsible Parties Registry;
  • having unconditionally accepted the provisions of the Balancing Market Regulation and of the HETS Operation Code and the relevant methodologies, parameters and other special approvals, technical decisions and manuals, as they may be amended and be applied and must comply with their content;
  • having automatically concluded a Balancing Service Provider Contract or a Balance Responsible Party Contract depending on their attribute;
  • having automatically concluded a HETS Operator Transaction Contract, according to the provisions of the HETS Operation Code.

Proof of the temporary registration is the registration certificate issued on the basis of the System Operation Code and the Exchange Code for Electricity.

  1. Those temporarily registered in the HETS Operator Registry according to the above shall be automatically deleted from the HETS Operator Registry, provided that by the 15th of September 2020:
  • the HETS Operator has not received any certificate from the Clearing House that a Clearing Account has been set up for the Participant as a Direct Clearing Member, or that a Clearing Account has been set up by the General Clearing Member for the Participant; and
  • no guarantees have been submitted according to the new HETS Operation Code, for which approval procedures have been initiated. The manual of guarantees will be published after its approval.  

Since the deletion, it shall be considered that there is no Balancing Service Contract and/or Balance Responsible Party Contract with the HETS Operator, with all the implications resulting from the lack thereof.

  1. Dispatchable Generating Units registered in the Units Register under RAE decision no. 57/2012 shall be automatically registered in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry. For these Units, there shall be no pre-qualification tests regarding their technical characteristics that are already registered. The technical characteristics for which they have not been checked shall be declared from the beginning by the Balancing Services Provider by the 1st of August 2020 at the latest.
  2. By the 30th of Novemeber 2020, those temporarily registered in the HETS Operator Registry must submit a registration application in the HETS Operator Registry according to the provisions of the Technical Decision “Procedures of registration in the HETS Operator Registry”. HETS Operator shall proceed to the final registration in the HETS Operator Registry of those temporarily registered who have submitted a complete registration application by the 31st of January 2021 and shall issue a registration certificate. Where a registration application is not submitted within the above deadline, those temporarily registered shall be automatically deleted from the HETS Operator Registry and the Balancing Service Contract and/or the Balance Responsible Party Contract and the Transactions Contract of the HETS Operator shall be terminated from the day following the expiry of the deadline, with all the implications arising from such termination.

The HETS Operator holds in accordance with the provisions of the Balancing Market Regulation, as amended by RAE decision no 938/2020 (Greek Government Gazette No.  2757/Series B/07.07.2020) the HETS Operator Registry, which consists of the following individual Registries:

  1. the Balancing Service Providers Registry
  2. the Balance Responsible Parties Registry
  3. the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry
  4. the Dispatchable Load Portfolios Registry and
  5. the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry.

Those already registered in the Participants Registry provided for by RAE decisions no. 56/2012 and 57/2012 (Greek Government Gazette No. 104/Series B/31.01.2012 and Greek Government Gazette No. 103/Series B/31.01.2012) shall follow the guidelines described at the section "Transitional Procedures" .

 

The following instructions apply to the interested parties regarding to the registration in each of the individual Registries according to their attribute:

  1. The interested party that wishes to register in the HETS Operator Registry for the first time shall submit a Registration Application to the HETS Operator, which consists of the following four parts:
    • Part A: Balancing Services Provider/Balance Responsible Party Contract details;
    • Part B:   Dispatchable Generating Units details;
    • Part C:   Dispatchable Load Portfolios details;
    • Part D: Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios details.
  2. The interested party has to complete Part A of the Registration Application. From Part B to D, the interested party shall complete the Part(s) which refers to the Balancing Services Entities it represents. Where it wishes to represent more than one Balancing Services Entities, it shall complete the appropriate Parts for each one of them separately.
  3. If the party concerned wishes to be registered under more than one attributes, it may choose more than one attributes.
  4. The interested party  which will register simultaneously for the Balancing Service Providers Registry and the Balance Responsible Parties Registry submit only once the part A’ of the registration application and the relevant documentation, as long as they indicate their dual registration.
  5. Together with the Application, the interested party shall pay the Application Fee.
  6. If the interested party does not already have an EIC Code, along with Application Registration, it shall also submit an EIC Code Application.
  7. The Registration Application, the EIC Code Application, as well as all the statements submitted by the interested party must be stamped and signed by the applicant or by their legal representative, and attested as regards the authenticity of signature by a competent authority.
  8. The Registration Application, the EIC Code Application, the statements and the documents submitted by the interested party must be original, legally verified copies and, in case of foreign documents, must bear the Hague Apostille.
  9. The Registration Application, the EIC Code Application, the statements and the documents submitted by the interested party must be written in Greek or in English. In any case, the documents must be accompanied by an official translation into Greek or into English.
  10. DAPEEP shall be automatically registered in the HETS Operator Registry.

Detailed registration guidelines for the HETS Operator Registry are provided at the Technical Decision, «Procedures of registration in the HETS Operator Registry».

Νatural or legal persons with one or more of the following attributes may or shall be mandatorily registered in the individual Registries  as described below:

  • Producer

Holder of a Production License or a relevant exemption from the obligation of a Production License issuance, provided that he/she owns a power generation unit with a valid production license which is located in the mainland or in the islands interconnected to it, and has an installed capacity of more than 5MW:

  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be mandatory
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory.
  • RES Producer

Holder of a RES Production License or RES Production Certificate or a relevant exemption from the obligation of a Production License issuance, for RES units with Market Participation Obligation, provided that he/she owns a RES Unit and that he/she is not represented by a RES Aggregator:

  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be optional
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory
  • Autoproducer
  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be optional
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory.
  • RES Aggregator

Holder of RES Aggregator License, for RES units with Market Participation Obligation:

  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be optional
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory
  • Demand Response Aggregator (Holder of a relevant license):
  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be optional
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Dispatchable Load Portfolios Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory
  •  Consumer

(including Self-Supplied Customers), providing demand response services, provided that they are not represented by a Demand Response Aggregator:

  1. The registration in the Balancing Service Provider Registry shall be optional
  2. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  3. The registration in the Dispatchable Load Portfolios Registry of the balancing entities he represents shall be mandatory
  • Supplier

Holder of a Supply License, including Last Resort Providers and Universal Service Providers:

  1. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  • Trader

Holder of a Trading License:

  1. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  • Self-supplied customer

Who is not providing demand response services:

  1. The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory
  • DAPEEP, RES Last Resort Aggregator:

The registration in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry shall be mandatory όπησης

The interested party in order to enter in the Balancing Service Providers Registry is required to provide the following:


1)    Part A’ of the application, with the following details:

  • Its identifying data
  • Its attribute (-s)
  • The enclosed supporting documents.

2)   The legalising documents:

i. ​​​​  In case of a natural person:

  • Photocopy of police identity card;
  • Certificate for Trade Initiation with amendments thereof;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-bankruptcy and the non-filing of an application to declare bankruptcy or, in case of a foreign natural person, another equivalent document;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedures and the non-filing of an application for inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedure or, in case of a foreign natural person, another equivalent document;
  • Any special authorizations for the signing of the Application or of the supporting documents and the representation of the interested party in its relations with the HETS Operator.
     

ii.     In case of a legal person:

  • Communication of the last codified Articles of Association from GEMI or, in case of a legal person, any other equivalent document from the relevant commercial registry.
  • A General Certificate issued by GEMI on a recent date (within the last month) or, in case of a foreign legal person, another document of the relevant commercial registry.
  • Communication by GEMI with regard to the appointment of the Board of Directors, its constitution into body and the delegation of responsibilities or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document of the relevant commercial register.
  • A General Valid Representation Certificate issued by GEMI on a recent date (within the last month) or, in case of a foreign legal person, another document of the relevant commercial registry.
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-bankruptcy and the non-filing of an application to declare bankruptcy or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedures and the non-filing of an application for inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedure or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document;
  • Any special authorizations for the signing of the Application or of the supporting documents and the representation of the interested party in its relations with the HETS Operator (such as a BoD decision or the authorization of the legal representative).
  • For foreigners having established branches or offices in Greece, a GEMI announcement regarding the lawful establishment of the relevant branch or office shall also be submitted.

iii.     Solemn declaration of the interested party or of its legal representative listing the documents attached to the Registration Application.
iv.    Certificate issued by the Clearing House confirming that a Clearing Account has been set up for the Participant as a Direct Clearing Member or that a Clearing Account has been set up by the General Clearing Member for the Participant. Where there is no Clearing House for a specific Balancing Market for any reason whatsoever, the interested party shall provide guarantees in accordance with the provisions of the Balancing Market Regulation.
v.      Guarantees in accordance with the provisions of the HETS Operation Code.
vi.    Production License, or RES Production License or Certificate, or Supply License, or Trading License, or RES Aggregator License, or Demand Response Aggregator License, depending on the attribute of the interested party. Where the party concerned has more than one attributes, it shall provide the appropriate license for each one of them.
vii.   For RES Producers, a copy of the Differential Increment Operating Aid Contract (DIOAC) or a DAPEEP Certificate regarding the operation status of the RES and CHP Units falling under the provisions of Article 3(19) of Greek Law 4414/2016.

The interested party in order to enter in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry is required to provide the following:


1)    Part A’ of the application, with the following details:

  • Its identifying data
  • Its attribute (-s)
  • The enclosed supporting documents.

2)   The legalising documents:

i. ​​​​  In case of a natural person:

  • Photocopy of police identity card;
  • Certificate for Trade Initiation with amendments thereof;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-bankruptcy and the non-filing of an application to declare bankruptcy or, in case of a foreign natural person, another equivalent document;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedures and the non-filing of an application for inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedure or, in case of a foreign natural person, another equivalent document;
  • Any special authorizations for the signing of the Application or of the supporting documents and the representation of the interested party in its relations with the HETS Operator.
     

ii.     In case of a legal person:

  • Communication of the last codified Articles of Association from GEMI or, in case of a legal person, any other equivalent document from the relevant commercial registry.
  • A General Certificate issued by GEMI on a recent date (within the last month) or, in case of a foreign legal person, another document of the relevant commercial registry.
  • Communication by GEMI with regard to the appointment of the Board of Directors, its constitution into body and the delegation of responsibilities or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document of the relevant commercial register.
  • A General Valid Representation Certificate issued by GEMI on a recent date (within the last month) or, in case of a foreign legal person, another document of the relevant commercial registry.
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-bankruptcy and the non-filing of an application to declare bankruptcy or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document;
  • Certificate of the competent First Instance Court on non-inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedures and the non-filing of an application for inclusion in rationalization/conciliation procedure or, in case of a foreign legal person, another equivalent document;
  • Any special authorizations for the signing of the Application or of the supporting documents and the representation of the interested party in its relations with the HETS Operator (such as a BoD decision or the authorization of the legal representative).
  • For foreigners having established branches or offices in Greece, a GEMI announcement regarding the lawful establishment of the relevant branch or office shall also be submitted.

iii.     Solemn declaration of the interested party or of its legal representative listing the documents attached to the Registration Application.
iv.    Certificate issued by the Clearing House confirming that a Clearing Account has been set up for the Participant as a Direct Clearing Member or that a Clearing Account has been set up by the General Clearing Member for the Participant. Where there is no Clearing House for a specific Balancing Market for any reason whatsoever, the interested party shall provide guarantees in accordance with the provisions of the Balancing Market Regulation.
v.      Guarantees in accordance with the provisions of the HETS Operation Code.
vi.    Production License, or RES Production License or Certificate, or Supply License, or Trading License, or RES Aggregator License, or Demand Response Aggregator License, depending on the attribute of the interested party. Where the party concerned has more than one attributes, it shall provide the appropriate license for each one of them.
vii.   For RES Producers, a copy of the Differential Increment Operating Aid Contract (DIOAC) or a DAPEEP Certificate regarding the operation status of the RES and CHP Units falling under the provisions of Article 3(19) of Greek Law 4414/2016.

In order a power generation unit with a valid production license, which is located in the mainland or on the islands interconnected to it, and which has an installed capacity of more than 5MW, to be subject to Acceptance Tests or to perform pre-qualification testing, preregistration in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry shall be required.

1.    Where the interested party is already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry, it shall submit to the HETS Operator only the part B’ of the registration application, with the following details:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;
  • the name of the generating unit;
  • the generating unit Operator;
  • the contact details of the generating unit Operator;
  • the available Registered Operating Characteristics of the generating unit. Such details are not final and are subject to adjustment based on the result of the pre-qualification tests described in the “Terms and Conditions of Balancing Service Providers”; and
  • the enclosed supporting documents, which at this stage are:

            i.   a copy of the operation license for every generating unit  

          ii.  Especially for Dispatchable CHP Units, an approval of the special operation conditions for each one of them.

2.    Where the interested party is not already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry the provisions of Sections “Registration guidelines for the Balancing Service Providers Registry” and “Registration guidelines for the Balance Responsible Parties Registry” shall apply.

3.    Upon completion of the preregistration of the generating unit in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry, a preregistration certificate shall be issued.

1.    Once the Acceptance Tests and the pre-qualification tests have been completed and once the operating license has been issued, the Dispatchable Generating Units shall be definitely registered in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry.

2.    For the final registration of the Dispatchable Generating Unit, the interested party shall submit to the HETS Operator the Part B of the Registration Application where it shall complete the following details, as well as any other details provided during preregistration that it wishes to modify:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;
  • the name of the Dispatched Generating Unit;
  • the Registered Operating Characteristics of the Dispatchable Generating Unit, as finalized based on the results of the pre-qualification tests;
  • the enclosed supporting documents which are submitted at this stage is a copy of the operation license for every Dispatchable Generating Unit.

3.    Upon completion of the registration of the Dispatchable Generating Unit in the Balancing Market Generating Units Registry, a registration certificate shall be issued. 

In order a demand response portfolio to be subject to commissioning or pre-qualification testing, preregistration in the Dispatchable Load Portfolio Registry shall be required. 

1.    Where the interested party is already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry, it shall submit to the HETS Operator only the part C’ of the registration application, with the following details:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;
  • the name of the demand response portfolio;
  • the Operator of the demand response portfolio;
  • the contact details of the Operator of the demand response portfolio; and
  • the available Registered Operating Characteristics of the demand response portfolio. Such details are not final and are subject to adjustment based on the result of the pre-qualification tests described in the “Terms and Conditions of Balancing Service Providers”.

2.    Where the interested party is not already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry the provisions of Sections “Registration guidelines for the Balancing Service Providers Registry” and “Registration guidelines for the Balance Responsible Parties Registry” shall apply.

3.    Upon completion of the preregistration of the demand response portfolio in the Dispatchable Load Portfolio Registry, a preregistration certificate shall be issued. 

1.    Upon completion of the Acceptance Tests and of the pre-qualification tests, the Dispatchable Load Portfolios shall be definitely registered in the Dispatchable Load Portfolio Registry. 

2.    For the final registration of the Dispatchable Load Portfolio, the interested party shall submit to the HETS Operator Part C of the Registration Application, where it shall complete the following details, as well as any other details provided during preregistration that it wishes to modify:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;
  • the name of the Dispatchable Load Portfolio; and
  • the Registered Operating Characteristics of the Dispatchable Load Portfolio, as finalized based on the results of the pre-qualification tests. 

3.    Upon completion of the registration of the Dispatchable Load Portfolio in the Dispatchable Load Portfolio Registry, a registration certificate shall be issued. 

In order a RES Units portfolio to be subject to commissioning or pre-qualification testing, preregistration in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry shall be required.

1.    Where the interested party is already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry, it shall submit to the HETS Operator only the part D’ of the registration application, with the following details:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;
  • the RES Units Portfolio Registry Name;
  • the RES Units Portfolio Registry Operator;
  • the RES Units Portfolio Registry Operator contact details; and
  • the available Registered Operating Characteristics of the RES Units portfolio. Such details are not final and are subject to adjustment based on the result of the pre-qualification tests described in the “Terms and Conditions of Balancing Service Providers”.

2.    Where the interested party is not already registered in the Balancing Service Providers Registry and in the Balance Responsible Parties Registry the provisions of Sections “Registration guidelines for the Balancing Service Providers Registry” and “Registration guidelines for the Balance Responsible Parties Registry” shall apply.

3.    Upon completion of the preregistration of the RES Units portfolio in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry, a preregistration certificate shall be issued.

1.       Upon completion of the Acceptance Tests and of the pre-qualification tests, the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios shall be definitely registered in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry.

2.       For the final registration of the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolio, the interested party shall submit to the HETS Operator Part D’ of the Registration Application, where it shall complete the following details, as well as any other details provided during preregistration that it wishes to modify:

  • the name or trade name of the Balancing Services Provider, as well as its EIC Code;

  • the name of the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolio; and

  • the Registered Operating Characteristics of the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolio, as finalized based on the results of the pre-qualification tests.

3.       Upon completion of the registration of the RES Units portfolio in the Dispatchable RES Units Portfolios Registry, a registration certificate shall be issued.