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|DCRP/20/03/PC - Engineering Recommendation (EREC) P24 Issue 2 (2020)|
The guidance in Engineering Recommendation (EREC) P24 Issue 2 is intended primarily for those tasked with planning, design and construction of new connections for 25kV a.c. supplies of railway traction loads to be connected to licensed transmission and distribution networks.
These requirements might also be useful information for Transmission and Distribution Network operational personnel.
This consultation targeted Distribution Network Operators, Distribution
System Planners, Customers, Demand Side Response providers, Distribution Energy
Resource providers, and all other Interested Distribution Code Stakeholders.
16 March 2020
Deadline for Responses
17:00 on 17 April 2020
ENA Engineering Recommendation (ER) P24 Issue 1, AC Traction Supplies to British Rail, provides guidance and recommended practice for provision of 25 kV AC rail supplies and covers a range of topics from the characteristics of traction load and estimation of electrical disturbance (e.g. voltage fluctuations, voltage imbalances and harmonics) to supply arrangements, equipment and earthing.
This Distribution Code public consultation is seeking the views from industry stakeholders on the proposed modification to Engineering Recommendation (ER) P24.
If approved, the current guidance would be superseded by the modified guidance in Engineering Recommendation (EREC) P24 Issue 2 (2020).
ER P24 is an Annex 1 qualifying standard to the GB Distribution Code and governed by the Distribution Code Review Panel (DCRP).
The DCRP establish and maintain governance arrangements for Qualifying
Standards that have a material effect on Users of the Distribution System. P24
is also referenced in Grid Code of Great Britain and is also subject to Grid
Code governance processes.
Responses to this consultation should were sent to the Distribution Code Review Panel Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 on 17 April 2020.
The consultation will be reviewed by EREC P24 Working Group, then the amended EREC P24 Issue 2 (2020) will be reviewed by the DCRP.
If approved by the DCRP, it will then be sent to the authority (Ofgem).
If approved by Ofgem it will be published as an Annex 1 qualifying
standard to the GB Distribution Code.
Consultation Pack (packs in Zip format)