(i) A Customer with a connection capacity of more than 40 m³(n) per hour; or (ii) a Customer with a total maximum connection capacity of no more than 40 m³(n) per hour and which, in accordance with Article 52c of the Gas Act, has consented to derogation from the provisions of Articles 44 and 52b of the Gas Act.
Bulk consumer Telemetry
A Bulk Consumer with a connection capacity of more than 40 m³ and a metering device that can be remotely read on a daily or hourly basis.
Connection and transport agreements
The agreement(s) between the Customer and the System Manager regarding the connection to and the transport of gas across the system.
For those who want to confirm a price: you decide your own gas price and secure it with a “click.”
The volume of Gas made available to the Customer at a certain time, expressed in m³(n; 35.17), as described in the Supply Agreement.
The sum of all distribution installations that are managed by the Network Managers and the Gas Transport Service, with the exception of upstream installations and direct pipelines.
The capacity at the point where the Gas leaves the national gas transport network, or where it is considered to leave the national gas transport network.
National network manager
Gas Transport Services B.V., or its legal successor.
The responsibility as described in Article 17b of the Gas Act.
The Title Transfer Facility (TTF); a virtual location for natural gas in the Netherlands where recognised programme responsible parties and traders can transfer natural gas within the gas transport network of Gasunie Transport Services (GTS). The TTF is frequently described as a virtual marketplace, or reference is made to trade on the TTF. The latter consists of parties agreeing to transfer gas to each other on the TTF, while the actual transaction proceeds among themselves (bilaterally), via a broker or on an exchange.
The Zeebrugge hub is a physical trading point for natural gas in Belgium.