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Submitting a natural gas network operator’s preparedness plan

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

A natural gas network operator must devise a preparedness plan to be ready for disruptions in their network, the regulatory measures required for disruptions in natural gas supply and the unusual conditions referred to in the Emergency Powers Act.

To support the preparedness of network operators, the Energy Authority has prepared guidelines and templates for disruptions in normal conditions and unusual conditions as referred to in the Emergency Powers Act.

Do the following

Prepare a preparedness plan in accordance with the instructions on preparedness planning. You can use the template prepared by the Energy Authority to prepare the plan. The preparedness plan must include:

  • a free-form preparedness plan which the network operator follows to prepare for disruptions to normal network conditions
  • a free-form contingency plan which the network operator follows to be ready for the unusual conditions referred to in the Emergency Powers Act

Send the preparedness plan to the Energy Authority’s registry by secured email or as a registered letter.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.


Deadline

The preparedness plans must be submitted by the end of June in every five years, starting from 2019.

Basic information

The service is provided byEnergy Authority
Responsible for the serviceEnergy Authority
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Energy Authority
Updated: 29/1/2021