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Update:3/18/2019

Role of OCCTO in the Electricity System Reform

Process of Electricity System Reform

Electricity System Reform is advanced on 3 steps to realize the three goals.

Three Goals

  • Securing Stable Electricity Supply
  • Suppressing Electricity Rates to the Maximum Extent Possible
  • Expanding Choices for Consumers and Business Opportunities

Three Steps

STEP 1 (APRIL 2015)
  • Establishment of OCCTO
STEP 2 (APRIL 2016)
  • Full liberalization of entry to electricity retail business
  • Introduction of functional licensing system
STEP 3 (APRIL 2020)
  • Legal unbundling of transmission/ distribution sector

Role of OCCTO in the Electricity System Reform

Before establishment of OCCTO

Government

  • Study at the council level
  • Draft and enforcement of laws and regulations

Electricity companies

  • Draft network facilities plan
  • Implement network access operation

After establishment of OCCTO

Government

  • Study at the council level
  • Draft and enforcement of laws and regulations

OCCTO

  • After Study at boards, etc. from expert perspective
  • Formulate regulations and codes
  • Formulate Long-term Policy and Cross-regional Network Development Plan
  • Study network access operation

Electricity companies

  • Draft network facilities plan
  • Implement network access operation

 Efforts so far and recent efforts of OCCTO

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