In line with the legal regulations governing the electricity market, eligible customers are entitled to change their supplier. The process involving changing a supplier is of a complex character, being defined by the rules indicated in the Government Regulation no. 317-2007 and Operating Rules of the Distribution Network Operator -Stredoslovenská energetika - Distribúcia, a.s.
The change of supplier may be performed only as of the first day of the month, in case of points of supply featuring continuous measurement (CM). With points of supply featuring a defined type consumption diagram (TCD) the change may be performed only as of the first day of a quarter. Withdrawal from the previous supply contract - The withdrawal from the previous supply contract signed with the to-date electricity supplier must be performed sufficiently in advance and, particularly, in line with the valid Electricity Supply Contract.
| Changing the supplier process|
The new supplier (on the basis of the Power of Attorney) must submit to us, as a Distribution Network Operator, the Application for Changing the Supplier at the latest 40 calendar days prior to the date of change. The communication method between the new supplier, customer and DNO is defined in the Technical Specification for Exchange of Data. Confirmation of the change of supplier - The requested change of supplier will be confirmed to you by registered mail or electronically, based on the communication method selected by you.
The complete information is available in the Operating Rules of the Distribution Network Operator - SSE-D, a.s. This document, and the forms applicable to the change of supplier, are available in the attached files for download. The list of documents for download:
| Exchange of data between electricity market participants|
The technical specification for the exchange of data with the distribution network operator contains a detailed description of the electronic communication with the distribution network operator Stredoslovenská energetika - Distribúcia, a.s., as well as the description of processes and procedures relating to the electricity market.
This document specifies in detail:
- types and rules for data indicated in the Operating Rules of the distribution network operator,
- formats of data items,
- formats of data files,
- rules of electronic communication via email,
- protection, authentication and authorization using PKI and electronic signature technology.
This document describes further the course and sequence of processes upon data exchange and data flows. The obligations and responsibilities of market participants in the data exchange process and the timetable of data exchange are defined in the Operating Rules of the distribution network operator.
The technical specification governing the data exchange (latest version) is available in this document:
The data exchange is being performed on the basis of the Data Exchange Contract that is available in the following document: