Connection means the physical
Connection to the Teréga
Connection is a part of the Teréga
Transport Grid, being specifically dedicated to the consumer customer or Distribution Grid Manager (GRD). Teréga differentiates between this and its “Transport” service by providing a
Connection service directly to the consumer or GRD, which includes the provision of the
Connection, its operation and maintenance and a number of additional related services.
Connection is thus a set of equipment (branch line and
Delivery Station) which fulfils a number of functions, namely
Connection, metering, pressure regulation and customer network overpressure protection. It is subject to the same safety rules as the other transport systems in its design, construction, operation and maintenance.
Teréga thus provides continuous monitoring of this equipment to guarantee its integrity and proper operation.
Metering of the
Connection is transactional; Teréga is authorised by the DREALs to conduct periodic testing to ensure that it is correctly determining the quantities of gas delivered on behalf of
In the same way as the rest of the
Transport Grid, the
Connection remains the property of Teréga, although it is located on land belonging to third parties, or belonging to the end consumer or the GRD, with whom Teréga signs an easement agreement.
As part of its public service obligations (Decree 2004-251), Teréga guarantees the continuity of gas supply on behalf of
Shippers supplying domestic customers or providing a service in the public interest.