Generator Units predominantly cover those entities which are capable of delivering energy to the SEM. Interconnectors are classified as generators in the Single Electricity Market regardless of whether they are either in import or export mode.
Note for Intraday Trading/EWIC Registration:
If you are already registered as a participant in the SEM and in the ROI jurisdiction and you now wish to trade on the EWIC, then this is possible by using the current process of registering a new unit; see step 2 below.
This means that we are simply adding a new PT or account (if you are already trading as a generator, then you will already have a generator account which can be used for additional interconnector units). You will need to fill out an interconnector user participation notice form and pay the fee that applies to adding the additional unit (Please note post Intraday Trading this will increase to three Participation notices but one fee will remain).
Not Registered yet?
If you are not registered in the ROI jurisdiction or are new to the SEM and not yet registered at Party level then it is strongly advised that you start that process ASAP.
Upon completing Party Registration, a Party is bound by the rules, regulations and obligation as set out in the Trading and Settlement Code. The same process applies for any Participant wishing to take part in the Intraday auctions on the Moyle. Please note the importance of having the banking arrangements for the relevant jurisdiction.
A. Submit Application forms (5 in total)
The Registration Application pack consists of the 5 items listed below. All forms should be fully completed and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. SEMO also require a hard copy which must be posted to SEMO with the appropriate signatures and contact information as indicated in each of the 5 documents below.
Form 1: Interconnector Participation Notice This document provides applicant details, generator unit details, and other material to SEMO.
Download Form 1 (doc 810KB)
Form 2: Collateral Spreadsheet This document requires the applicant to give details of their forecasted Metered Generator. The information is used to calculate the required credit cover the applicant will need to post as part of the registration process. Download Form 2 (xls 729KB)
Form 3: Finance Data This document provides SEMO with Participant's bank account details. These bank account details will be used for all payments made to the Participant in the SEM
Download Form 3 (xls 391KB)
Form 4: Interconnector Unit Data This document provides SEMO with additional details pertaining to the interconnector registration.
Download Form 4 (xls 513KB)
Form 5: Participation Fee Registration also requires the payment of the relevant Participation Fee. This must be paid in the currency of the jurisdiction in which the applicant intends to trade. The fee is payable by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) the preferred method of payment, or alternatively by bank draft (further details can be found in the Participation Notice).
Please contact the Market Helpdesk -email@example.com, for SEMO account information to make a payment by EFT. If you are paying via bank draft, please ensure that the bank draft is made payable to 'EirGrid and SONI T/A SEMO'.
Download Form 1 (doc 794KB)
Market Participant obligations for REMIT Reporting to the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) are established under REGULATION (EU) No 1227/2011 ("REMIT Regulation"). SEMO, acting under the Eirgrid Group, will fulfil the role of a Registered Reporting Mechanism (RRM).
Market Participants who wish to appoint SEMO to report REMIT Data on their behalf are required to complete Part 1 and 2 of the "Request to Report" section of the REMIT Notification Form.
REMIT Notification Form
REMIT Reporting QA
What happens after I submit my registration?
The SEMO Registration Team will acknowledge receipt of the application and on receipt of all required documentation the Unit Registration process will commence. The Registration process can take at least 60 working days to complete, as defined in the Trading and Settlement Code.