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2014 SSC Consultation

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Consultation on the Storage Services Contracts

Consultation Closed

Ofgem approves CSL’s proposed Storage Service Contract

On 20 November 2014, Ofgem approved Centrica Storage Limited’s (CSL’s) proposed changes to our Storage Services Contract (SSC).

Ofgem’s decision letter.

This contract was published on 25 November 2014 and takes effect from this date, and can be found on the Contracts page.

Existing SSC signatories are not required to sign SSC (version 6), however the terms and conditions of SSC (Version 6) are binding on SSC signatories and CSL from the date of publication.

For more information regarding the changes CSL made to SSC please refer to the consultation papers and marked up contracts below.

If you have any questions regarding the changes to the SSC you can contact the Sales and Marketing team on: +44 (0)1784 415 304

Consultation Update – 31 October 2014

Consultation on further minor amendments to the SSC

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is conducting an additional consultation on further minor amendments we are proposing to make to the Storage Services Contract (SSC). This consultation will run from 31 October 2014 until 17:00 on 7 November 2014.

This consultation is being conducted to allow market participants the opportunity to review and potentially comment on some further clarifications and corrections CSL has identified following the initial consultation on the SSC conducted between 12 September 2014 and 13 October 2014 (see below).

The documents below provide an overview of the proposed changes:

As noted above, responses to this additional consultation must be provided to CSL by 17:00 on 7 November 2014.

Responses should be provided in writing, and can be sent to:

Centrica Storage Limited,
Attn: Sales and Marketing
Venture House,
42 - 54 London Road,
Staines-Upon-Thames,
TW18 4HF

Alternatively, responses may be sent by email toconsultations@centrica-sl.co.uk

All consultation responses will be provided to Ofgem. You can also provide responses directly to Ofgem (wholesale.markets@ofgem.gov.uk – for the attention of Thomas Farmer).

If you have any queries, regarding the proposed further minor amendments or process for responding to this consultation you can also contact the CSL Sales and Marketing Team on +44(0)1784 415 304.

Once effective (after Ofgem’s approval and following final publication), the amended provision will apply to all current and future dated capacity sold under the SSC. There is no requirement for existing SSC signatories to resign the contract.

Consultation – 12 September 2014 to 13 October 2014 (Now Closed)

CSL launched a consultation on changes to the Standard Storage Contract (SSC) on 12 September 2014. The consultation will close at 10am on 13 October 2014.

The SSC Consultation Paper 2014 (239K) is provided to facilitate your consideration of the changes CSL is proposing to make, the reasons why CSL is proposing these changes and the criteria against which responses will be assessed.

Links to the contract, the tracked changes version and current confirmation documents referenced in the SSC Consultation Paper can be found below:

Queries or questions can be emailed to consultations@centrica-sl.co.uk, or you can contact the Sales and Marketing team directly: +44 (0)1784 415 304

Responses should be sent before 10am on 13 October to:

Centrica Storage Limited,
Attn: Sales and Marketing
Venture House,
42 - 54 London Road,
Staines-Upon-Thames,
TW18 4HF

Alternatively, responses may be sent by email to consultations@centrica-sl.co.uk

You can also provide responses directly to Ofgem (attn: Thomas Farmer, wholesale.markets@ofgem.gov.uk).

The amendments to the SSC, as approved by Ofgem and published on the CSL website, will be binding on you and CSL from the date of publication. Note that, in accordance with the Gas Act 1986, the publication date must be at least two months after 12 September 2014.

Once effective (upon final publication), the amended provision will apply to all current and future dated capacity sold under the SSC. There is no requirement for existing SSC signatories to resign the contract.