Range of the Standard:
Royal Decree of cabine
Character of the query:
Type of participation:
Hearing and public information


The Real Decreto-ley 1/2019, 11 January, urgent measures to adjust the powers of the national commission of markets and competition to the requirements of Community law in relation to the directives 2009/72/CE and 2009/73/CE of the European Parliament and of the council, 13 July 2009, on common rules for the internal market for electricity and natural gas, respectively, proceeded to modify various sections of Act 24/2013, 26 December, the electricity Sector.

Among others, it modified article 3.7 of Law 24/2013, of December 26, establishing the competence of the General State Administration to regulate the structure of charges for regulated costs and of the charges necessary to cover other costs of the system. Along the same lines, said royal decree-law modified article 16 of the law, determining that the Government, following a report from the National Commission of Markets and Competition, will establish the structure and methodology for calculating the charges, while The head of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, with the prior agreement of the Government's Delegate Commission for Economic Affairs, will approve the charges.

Consequently, and in accordance with the foregoing, the objective of this proposal for a royal decree is to define the methodology to be used in the annual calculation of the distribution among users of the electrical system of the amount of the system charges. In the elaboration of the methodology, distribution criteria have been applied that distort the global demand as little as possible, objective and non-discriminatory, applying the principles of transparency in the calculation and simplicity in its application.

In compliance under Articles 133 of law 39/2015, 1 October, administrative procedure common of public administrations, and 26 law 50/1997 of 27 November, the government, since this draft royal decree affects the legitimate rights and interests of people, it is necessary to do the procedure for hearing to those concerned, with the object of hearing and seek few additional input can be made by other persons or entities.

This same text has been sent to the National Commission of Markets and Competition for a report and for that body to carry out a hearing process through the Electricity Advisory Council.

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