The Energy Identification Code or EIC is a 16-character code used in Europe to uniquely identify entities and objects related to the electricity and gas sector. Since 1 March 2013, ENTSOG is acting as Local Issuing Office (LIO) for the EIC Scheme for natural gas transmission.
The Energy Identification Coding scheme (EIC) is standardised and maintained by ENTSO-E who acts as “Central Issuing Office” (CIO). EIC provide a unique identification of the market participants and other entities active within the Energy Internal European Market (IEM). It is widely used in the Electronic Document Interchange.
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