A-Z Finder

 

G

    Gate Closure

    means, for a Trading Day, 10:00 on the last full calendar day prior to that Trading Day.

     

    General Communication Failure

    means a period during which the Market Operator’s Isolated Market System is operational but the normal communication interfaces between each other Party (other than the System Operators or the Meter Data Providers) and the Market Operator are unavailable, leading to a failure of all such Parties to comply with the data submission requirements.

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    General System Failure

    means a period during which the Market Operator’s Isolated Market System is unable, under normal operation, to process data as required under the Code and such inability has caused or will cause the Market Operator to fail to meet any applicable deadline under the Code for (i) calculation or publication of  the System Marginal Price or any component thereof for any Trading Period, or (ii) Settlement of any Unit for any Billing Period, or (iii) calculation, or publication of Capacity Payments, or the issuance of a Settlement Statement for Capacity Payments and Capacity Charges for any Capacity Period.

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    Generation

    means the production of Active Power.

     

    Generation Adequacy Report

    means a report prepared by the System Operators outlining their assessment of the ability of all the Generator Units Connected to the system to meet the total demand on the system including Transmission Losses and Distribution Losses.

     

    Generation Participant

    means Participants who have registered Generator Units other than Interconnector Error Units, Interconnector Residual Capacity Units or Demand Side Units.

     

    Generation Site

    means a site containing one or more Generators connected to the Transmission or Distribution System pursuant to a single Connection Agreement, or in the event that no Connection Agreement exists, a Contiguous Site containing one or more Generators.

     

    Generator

    means a power plant or any similar apparatus that generates electricity (including all related equipment essential to its functioning as a single entity) with capabilities for delivering energy to the Transmission System or Distribution System and which is Connected to the Transmission System or Distribution System.

     

    Generator Aggregator

    means as set out in the relevant Grid Code

     

    Generator Aggregator System Operator Agreement

    means the agreement between the Generator Aggregator and the System Operator provided by the Generator Aggregator to the Market Operator within the Participation Notice which details the precise list of Generators that comprise the Aggregated Generator Unit

     

    Generator Suspension Delay Period

    means the period of time commencing at the time of issue of any Suspension Order suspending a Generator Unit and represents the minimum period before such an Order may take effect in respect of any Generator Unit specified in the Suspension Order.  The duration of the Generator Suspension Delay Period shall as be determined by the Regulatory Authorities from time to time in accordance with paragraph 2.249.

     

    Generator Unit

    means a Generator, and/or other item of Dispatchable plant, registered by a Participant, or which is the subject of an application for registration, under the Code.  For the purposes of the Code a Generator Unit may be any one of the following types, without limitation: Aggregated Generator Unit, Autonomous Generator Unit, Demand Side Unit, Energy Limited Generator Unit, Hydro-electric Generator Unit, Interconnector Unit, Interconnector Error Unit, Interconnector Residual Capacity Unit, Netting Generator Unit, Pumped Storage Unit, Run-of-River Hydro Unit or Wind Power Unit

     

     

    Generator Unit Capacity Settlement Statement

    means a Settlement Statement in relation to Capacity Payments for a Generator Unit.

     

    Generator Unit Capacity Settlement Statement Data Transaction

    is a Data Transaction in relation to Generator Unit Capacity Settlement Statements detailed in Appendix G: “Invoices and Settlement Statements”.

     

    Generator Unit Energy Settlement Statement

    means a Settlement Statement in relation Energy Payments for a Generator Unit.

     

    Generator Unit Energy Settlement Statement Data Transaction

    is a Data Transaction in relation to Generator Unit Energy Settlement Statements detailed in Appendix G: “Invoices and Settlement Statements”.

     

    Generator Unit Technical Characteristics

    means data submitted after the Trading Day by the System Operators identifying the technical characteristics of a Generator Unit including Outturn Availability, Outturn Minimum Stable Generation and Outturn Minimum Output.

     

    Generator Unit Technical Characteristics Data Transaction

    is a Data Transaction in relation to Generator Unit Technical Characteristics detailed in Appendix K: “Market Data Transactions”.

     

    Generator Unit Under Test

    means the status of a Generator Unit which has Under Test status in accordance with paragraphs 5.170 and 5.171.

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    Generator Unit Under Test Notice

    is a Data Transaction in relation to Generator Unit Under Test status detailed in Appendix F: “Other Communications”.

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    Generic Settlement Class

    means the Settlement categories specified in accordance with paragraph 5.7.

     

    Glossary

    means this Glossary, including the List of Variables and the List of Subscripts.

     

    Grid Code

    means the Ireland Grid Code, Northern Ireland Grid Code or both, as the context requires.

     

    Gross Output

    means the Output of a Generator Unit including Unit Load prior to the application of the Net Output Function.

     

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