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In the meaning of the Natural Gas Act network service is a service of providing natural gas transmission or distribution through the network of gas pipelines. Elering provides natural gas transmission service, transporting natural gas through the transmission pipelines from the border of Estonia to the agreed connection points. 

 

Transmission service tariff is coordinated with Estonian Competition Authority’s 30.07.2014 decision No 7.1-7/14-016.

ENERGY BASED TARIFF*

Tariff as of 01.11.2014 (incl.) EUR/m3
(excl. VAT)

Transmission service tariff

0,01678

* To be paid for the provision of network services according to the Grid Contract

CAPACITY BASED TARIFF** Tariff as of 01.10.2016 (incl.) EUR/m3/gas day
(excl. VAT)
Karksi entry point 0,0000
Karksi exit point 0,0000
Värska entry point 0,0000
Värska exit point 0,0000
Narva entry point 0,0000
Narva exit point 0,0000
Misso entry point 0,0000
Estonia Final Consumers Point 0,0000
Estonia Production Point 0,0000
Misso transit point
(Misso-Izborsk / Misso- Korneti)
0,0000
FEE FOR UNDERUTILIZATION*** 0,0200

** To be paid according to the Capacity Allocation Contract
*** According to the “Methodology of gas transmission capacity allocation and congestion management procedure and standard terms for accessing the cross-border infrastructure” paragraph 5.4.4

 


The transmission tariff is established on the basis of the Natural Gas Act § 23 section 3 as to ensure that:

  1. The necessary operating expenses are covered;
  2. Investments are made in order to perform operational and development obligations;
  3. Environmental requirements are complied with;
  4. Quality and safety requirements are complied with;
  5. Justified profit is returned on the capital invested by the undertaking.

Elering may unilaterally change the price of network service under the point 1.6 of Standard Terms and Conditions of Contract for provision of network services in accordance with law and its conditions. Elering as a network operator has a in accordance with Natural Gas Act § 23 section 4 submitted the price of network service and the grounds for establishing such price to the Competition Authority for approval and has provided reasons for the prices set. The amended price is the basis for the sales of network services from the date it takes effect.

Clients do not have to communicate the readings of gas meters at the change of network service price. At the change of the network service price Elering will make a set-off based on actual consumption and will issue corresponding invoice.

According to the Natural Gas Act § 23 section 6 network operator shall publish the approved prices for its licensed territory and inform the consumers in its licensed territory thereof at least three months prior to the date as of which such prices come into effect. Elering has communicated the notification on the change of the network service price via the advertisement in the newspaper Postimees on the 31.07.2014, by e-mail and/or letter to the customers and on the webpage.

 

According to the natural gas act’s §231 ,to provide network services, the network operator shall enter into a contract for the provision of network services with the market participant who applied for the use of the network. A network operator shall obtain approval from the Competition Authority for standard terms and conditions of network contracts.

The Competition Authority has approved the Elernig's Standard Terms and Conditions for Provision of Network Services with decision no 150-021/07 TT 10.08.2007.

 

Since 1. January 2008 natural gas  amongst other fuels in Estonia is taxed with an excise according to Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act. The obligation of payment and declaration of excise according to the law lies with the network service provider.

In Estonia since 1.1.2016 the excise applied to natural gas is 0,03377 €/m3 plus value added tax.

Natural gas is taxed with an excise when natural gas is used as fuel, meaning that heat is produced from natural gas (the reason for production is not relevant – heating of buildings, for technological processes etc)

The user of natural gas can apply for excise waiver permission, in the case the user is:

  • Natural gas network operator, who uses natural gas in order to keep the natural gas network in operation;
  • User, who has been included in the business register and uses natural gas in activities, such as
    • Mineralogical processes
    • For production of electricity
    • For other purposes than fuel

About natural gas excise (Tax and customs board)

 

Transmission service tariff is coordinated with Estonian Competition Authority’s 30.07.2014 decision No 7.1-7/14-016.

ENERGY BASED TARIFF*

Tariff as of 01.11.2014 (incl.) EUR/m3
(excl. VAT)

Transmission service tariff

0,01678

* To be paid for the provision of network services according to the Grid Contract

CAPACITY BASED TARIFF** Tariff as of 01.10.2016 (incl.) EUR/m3/gas day
(excl. VAT)
Karksi entry point 0,0000
Karksi exit point 0,0000
Värska entry point 0,0000
Värska exit point 0,0000
Narva entry point 0,0000
Narva exit point 0,0000
Misso entry point 0,0000
Estonia Final Consumers Point 0,0000
Estonia Production Point 0,0000
Misso transit point
(Misso-Izborsk / Misso- Korneti)
0,0000
FEE FOR UNDERUTILIZATION*** 0,0200

** To be paid according to the Capacity Allocation Contract
*** According to the “Methodology of gas transmission capacity allocation and congestion management procedure and standard terms for accessing the cross-border infrastructure” paragraph 5.4.4

 


The transmission tariff is established on the basis of the Natural Gas Act § 23 section 3 as to ensure that:

  1. The necessary operating expenses are covered;
  2. Investments are made in order to perform operational and development obligations;
  3. Environmental requirements are complied with;
  4. Quality and safety requirements are complied with;
  5. Justified profit is returned on the capital invested by the undertaking.

Elering may unilaterally change the price of network service under the point 1.6 of Standard Terms and Conditions of Contract for provision of network services in accordance with law and its conditions. Elering as a network operator has a in accordance with Natural Gas Act § 23 section 4 submitted the price of network service and the grounds for establishing such price to the Competition Authority for approval and has provided reasons for the prices set. The amended price is the basis for the sales of network services from the date it takes effect.

Clients do not have to communicate the readings of gas meters at the change of network service price. At the change of the network service price Elering will make a set-off based on actual consumption and will issue corresponding invoice.

According to the Natural Gas Act § 23 section 6 network operator shall publish the approved prices for its licensed territory and inform the consumers in its licensed territory thereof at least three months prior to the date as of which such prices come into effect. Elering has communicated the notification on the change of the network service price via the advertisement in the newspaper Postimees on the 31.07.2014, by e-mail and/or letter to the customers and on the webpage.

 

According to the natural gas act’s §231 ,to provide network services, the network operator shall enter into a contract for the provision of network services with the market participant who applied for the use of the network. A network operator shall obtain approval from the Competition Authority for standard terms and conditions of network contracts.

The Competition Authority has approved the Elernig's Standard Terms and Conditions for Provision of Network Services with decision no 150-021/07 TT 10.08.2007.

 

Since 1. January 2008 natural gas  amongst other fuels in Estonia is taxed with an excise according to Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act. The obligation of payment and declaration of excise according to the law lies with the network service provider.

In Estonia since 1.1.2016 the excise applied to natural gas is 0,03377 €/m3 plus value added tax.

Natural gas is taxed with an excise when natural gas is used as fuel, meaning that heat is produced from natural gas (the reason for production is not relevant – heating of buildings, for technological processes etc)

The user of natural gas can apply for excise waiver permission, in the case the user is:

  • Natural gas network operator, who uses natural gas in order to keep the natural gas network in operation;
  • User, who has been included in the business register and uses natural gas in activities, such as
    • Mineralogical processes
    • For production of electricity
    • For other purposes than fuel

About natural gas excise (Tax and customs board)

 

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