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Published: 2/20/2020. Updated:

Regarding public consultation on the level of multipliers, seasonal factors and discounts, to be applied in AB Amber Grid’s transmission tariff structure for 2021


National Energy Regulatory Council (hereinafter – Council) has published a document for the public consultation on the level of multipliers, seasonal factors and discounts, to be applied in AB Amber Grid's tariff structure for 2021, fulfilling the requirements of the Regulation (EU) 2017/460, of 16 March 2017, establishing a network code on harmonized transmission tariff structures for gas (hereinafter – Tariff Network Code), i.e. rules on the application of a reference price methodology, publication and consultation requirements.

The structure of this public consultation reflects the structure of the public consultation requirements established in Article 28 of the Tariff Network Code.

According to the Art. 28(1) of the Tariff Network Code, National Regulatory Authority (hereinafter – NRA) is obliged to conduct a consultation with the NRAs of all directly connected Member States and the relevant stakeholders for every tariff period on:
- the level of Multipliers,
- the level of Seasonal Factors, if any,
- the level of discounts set out in the Art. 9(2) of the Tariff  Network Code – i.e. on discounts, if any, at Entry points from Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities,
- the level of discounts set out in Art. 9(2) of the Tariff  Network Code – i.e. on discounts at Entry points from and Exit points to infrastructure developed with the purpose of ending the isolation of Member States in respect of their gas transmission systems – currently not relevant for Lithuanian Entry–Exit system,
- the level of discounts set out in Art. 16 of the Tariff  Network Code – i.e. on discounts for standard capacity products for interruptible capacity.

Therefore, based on the Art. 28 of the Tariff Network Code, Council hereby issues the consultation document for the tariff period of 2021 (calendar year).

Public consultation documents:
Public Consultation Document on level of multipliers, seasonal factors and discounts, to be applied in AB “Amber Grid” transmission tariff structure for 2021;
Simplified tariff model.

The public consultation on the level of multipliers, seasonal factors and discounts, to be applied in AB Amber Grid’s transmission tariff structure for 2021 starts on 19th of February 2020 and lasts until 31st of March 2020.


All interested parties are invited to submit comments and proposals for consultation document and attachments by e-mail to info@vert.lt (with copy to marta.vorobjova@vert.lt and tariffs@ambergrid.lt) no later than 31st March 2020.