According to Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No. 713/2009 establishing an Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, "in carrying out its tasks, in particular in the process of developing framework guidelines (...), the Agency shall consult extensively and at an early stage with market participants, transmission system operators, consumers, end-users and, where relevant, competition authorities, without prejudice to their respective competence, in an open and transparent manner, in particular when its tasks concern transmission system operators".

ACER invites all interested parties to provide comments to the consultation document (Framework Guidelines) and, especially to the questions included in the consultation document, as of 11 April 2011.

To participate, please request a login via the online login request available here. Comments may be submitted until 10 June 2011.
Following the public consultation period, ACER will publish all comments received from stakeholders. If a respondent would like ACER to treat their contribution with confidentiality, this must be explicitly mentioned in their submission.