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Losses and statistical difference energy commodities


Definition:
The quantity which covers "loss in transport and storage" as well as "balance sheet differences" for individual energy commodities. This loss is generated in result of differences in the amount of their supply and consumption. It does not cover loss at end clients, which falls in the category of direct consumption. This quantity is calculated using the following formula: L = Ep - O, where: L - balance sheet losses and differences, Ep - primary energy, O - energy output.

Source:
  • Directive 2008/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 concerning a Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-users (recast) Text with EEA relevance
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 298 z 7.11.2008, str. 9—19

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