What is the difference between Production Unit, Generation Unit and Consumption Unit?

Following the Regulation (EU) No 543/2013 on the submission and publication of data in electricity markets, article 2:

  • Generation unit is defined as a single electricity generator belonging to a production unit
  • Production unit is defined as a facility for generation of electricity made up of a single generation unit or of an aggregation of generation units
  • Consumption unit is defined as a resource which receives electrical energy for its own use, excluding TSOs and Distribution Systems Operators (DSOs)

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