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Dansk Gas Distribution

Become a gas supplier

​In order to become a gas supplier in Dansk Gas Distribution A/S, you must:

  • Conclude a Framework Agreement for gas suppliers with the transmission company ( and be registered as a gas supplier in's partner register.
  • Conclude a Gas Supplier Agreement with Dansk Gas Distribution A/S for the distribution area in which you wish to be active.
  • Have an IT-system that has been tested and appr​oved for EDI communication.

Framework Agreement for Gas Suppliers (pdf)
Gas Supplier Agreement (pdf)

Rules for Gas Distribution

​Rules for Gas Distribution describe the tasks which the distribution companies have to perform as the parties responsible for transportation within the distribution area. As a distribution company, Dansk Gas Distribution is responsible for:

    • Meter sites, including the connection of consumers to the distribution network, the operation of the gas meter systems on the meter site and for determination of the types of reading used.
    • Collection of consumption data, which forms the basis for billing the customer.
    • Change of supplier, i.e. for sending master data and consumption data to the gas supplier when consumers wish to change supplier.
    • Data basis for billing and settlement in the gas market. The distributor will provide daily and monthly data to the gas suppliers and ongoing corrections and data for the settlement of the final balance. ​
    • Disconnection and re-opening of the consumer's gas supply.

Rules for Gas Distribution apply to the cooperation between gas suppliers and the distribution companies. Rules for Gas Distribution have become a cooperation between the distribution companies and the transmission company, and they are applicable to all distribution areas in Denmark.


EDI Communication

Gas suppliers, distribution companies and use EDI communication for exchanging data in connection with changes of supplier.

Business processes for EDI communication in the gas market are geared towards those employees who work with the processes on a daily basis and describe the commercial rules and procedures for changing suppliers and other processes relaing to business dealings with the consumer.

All deadlines are specified in working days, i.e. days from Monday to Friday that are not public holidays.

Working days in 2016 (pdf)

Danish business transactions for the Electricity and Gas markets are geared towards IT-providers and are common to the electricity and gas markets. The document contains a specification of the business transactions that are to be exchanged via EDI in connection with a change of supplier.

Danish Message Implementation Guide applies to both the electricity and gas markets and descibes the Danish application of a given EDIFACT notification. The various types of notification are to be found in these documents:

APERAK (pdf)
CONTRL (pdf)
MSCONS (pdf)
UTILMD (pdf)

Regulation F applies to both the electricity and gas markets and specifies the way in which EDI is exchanged with other partners. The document contains, for example, rules of address, opening hours, communication protocol and instructions for dealing with faults.

Gas Supplier Portal

​As a gas supplier, you can search for information and Meter ID numbers. You can order consumer profiles for hourly-read meter sites via the self-service portal for gas suppliers, Gas Supplier Portal, and you can request the information you require when customers wish to change suppliers. You must have written consent from the consumer before you retrieve information. ​

You will be given a username and password once you have been approved as a gas supplier.

Market Administrator

The distribution companies have a duty to register whether data to energinet has been sent on time and, if it was delayed, they must record the reason for the delay. The quality of the meter data is also registered. In addition, data is provided for all hourly-billed meter sites, and if this data is not available, consumption is estimated. If the proportion of estimated data exceeds 2%, the reason for this level of estimates is registered.

The quality of meter data exchanged in relation to gas volumes is registered on an ongoing basis. The data involved relates to unvalidated to validated data, data that has been validated to the 1st correction and data that has been validated to the 2nd correction.

A working group (the Data Exchange Group) works continuously on ensuring the efficient exchange of data between the distribution companies and the transmission company.