The system charges are the prices that system operators are permitted to charge for their services. They consist of the following components:
- Grid utilisation charges
- Meterhing charges and charges for meter reading
- Further Services
E-Control’s Regulation Commission sets amounts or ceilings for the above charges and lays them down in the Gas Systemnutzungsentgelte-Verordnung (Gas System Charges Ordinance).
The methods for calculating the charges for cross-border shipments are subject to approval by the E-Control Commission.