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LINK TO THE INFORMATION PLATFORMADDITIONAL NOTES Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), a European Union Agency, was created by the Third Energy Package to further progress on the completion of the internal energy market both for electricity and for natural gas. AGFW brings together utility companies that supply third parties with commercial heating and/or cooling on the basis of a contract, companies that operate KWK plants, energy service providers and companies involved in the planning, development and manufacture of heating/cooling generation and distribution plants and KWK plants. Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) is a higher federal authority with a wide range of tasks within the remit of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) with its national organizations advises and supports its member companies in the German energy and water industry in all industry-relevant political, legal, economic-technical and communicative issues the Federal Government, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUB) is responsible, among other things, for protection against environmental toxins and radiation, the intelligent and economical use of raw materials, climate protection, urban development, housing, rural infrastructure, public building law, construction, the construction industry and federal buildings. central concern of the policy of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) is to breathe new life into the social market economy, ensure sustainable progress, strengthen social cohesion in Germany and guarantee the protection of global environmental assets such as the climate and biodiversity. Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA) promotes effective competition in the regulated sectors and ensures non-discriminatory network access. It protects important consumer rights and is responsible for implementing the Grid Expansion Acceleration Act. Clearingstelle EEG|KWKG is a neutral, independent body for the out-of-court settlement of issues relating to the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), the Combined Heat and Power Generation Act (KWKG) and the Metering Point Operation Act (MsbG). The EEG|KWKG clearing house offers all market players the opportunity to resolve conflicts promptly and easily through proceedings and to obtain answers to questions regarding the application of the EEG and KWKG. - European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity: Cooperating for reliable operation, optimal management and sound technical evolution of the European electricity transmission system.»« represents the available intraday capacities for the international cross border current trade of several borders. JAO is a joint service company of twenty Transmission System Operators (TSOs) from seventeen countries. It will mainly perform the yearly, monthly and daily auctions of transmission rights on 27 borders in Europe and act as a fall-back for the European Market Coupling. German transmission system operators are tasked with drawing up a plan for the expansion of the transmission grids at regular intervals in order to take account of the changing conditions in the energy industry. The result of this work is the grid development plan. of the transmission system operators for the tendering and allocation of control power as well as the transparent publication of the results and other relevant information. Federal Network Agency's electricity market data platform (SMARD) publishes data on the German electricity market. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform: Central collection and publication of electricity generation, transportation and consumption data and information for the pan-European market. is a strong, decentralised federation of equal partners: 13 TSOs of ten European countries. Together we facilitate the cooperation between TSOs and help them to meet new challenges and to maintain security of supply.