Transmission Connection Cost Responsibility Review

Case number
EB-2008-0003
Launched
Sector
Electricity
Status
Archived
Details

The Board initiated a consultation process to examine the issue of cost responsibility associated with the connection of generation and load facilities to electricity transmission systems. The Board decided to examine its cost responsibility policies for a variety of reasons, including the large number of connections that were expected to be required for generation facilities using renewable sources of energy.

Updates

Date Issue / Document
October 20, 2009

The Board has adopted final amendments to the Transmission System Code that address issues associated with “enabler facilities” that connect renewable generation facilities to the transmission grid, including how those facilities are identified and the allocation of cost responsibility for them. The amendments, set out in the Board’s Notice of Amendment to a Code, come into force today.

October 1, 2009

The Board has received the following comments on its Notice of Revised Proposal to Amend a Code: Further Revised Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code.

September 11, 2009

The Board has released its Notice of Revised Proposal to Amend a Code: Further Revised Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code for Stakeholder review and comment.

May 8, 2009

The Board has received the following comments on its Notice of Revised Proposal to Amend a Code: Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code.

April 15, 2009

The Board has released its Notice of Revised Proposal to Amend a Code: Revised Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code for Stakeholder review and comment.

December 4, 2008

The Board has received the following comments on its Notice of Proposal to Amend a Code: Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code.

October 29, 2008

Today the Board has released its Notice of Proposal to Amend a Code: Proposed Amendments to the Transmission System Code for Stakeholder review and comment.

August 12, 2008

The Board has received the following comments on the staff discussion paper:

July 17, 2008

The Board has posted a presentation that Board staff will use to begin the July 22 question and answer session on the staff discussion paper Generation Connections: Transmission Connection Cost Responsibility Review.

July 8, 2008

The Board has posted a Staff Discussion Paper, Generation Connections: Transmission Connection Cost Responsibility Review, which identifies and analyses issues and options associated with the connection of generation facilities to transmission systems.

June 18, 2008

The Board has received the following submissions:

February 12, 2008

The Board released a draft agenda for the initial meeting of the Transmission Connection Cost Responsibility Review on February 14.

Submissions:

Presentations:

January 29, 2008

The Board notified participants in the Distributed Generation – Rates and Connection, Rate Design for Electricity Distributors, and Transmission Connection Cost Responsibility Review consultations of its intention to launch a consultation on distribution connection cost responsibility in 2008 and of the implications of this new initiative for the scope of the existing consultations.

January 28, 2008

The Board issued a letter to participants in the consultation providing more information about the February 14th initial meeting.

January 4, 2008

The Board has issued a letter initiating a consultation process to examine the issue of cost responsibility associated with the connection of generation and load facilities to electricity transmission systems.