Transmission tariff calculation for the Moldav natural gas systemUploaded: 8 of December, 2021

The purpose of the project was to support Moldovan authorities in tariff setting for natural gas transmission activity. The task is particularly timely and relevant, as ANRE (the regulator) has already transposed in its Natural Gas Network Code the Tariff Network Code (TAR NC), and has also approved a new natural gas transmission tariff methodology, which employs elements of the TAR NC (capacity-based entry/exit tariffs, established on the basis of reference prices calculated using the capacity weighted distance method). However, the implementation of the respective tariff methodology is still ahead. One of the crucial elements of the new methodology is the possible application of an inter-TSO compensation mechanism, as the natural gas transmission system of the Republic of Moldova currently consists of two transmission networks, owned by two distinct transmission system operators.