'Black start capability' is the capability of recovery of a power generating module from a total shutdown through a dedicated auxiliary power source without any electrical energy supply external to the power generating facility (Article 2(45) of the Network Code on requirements for grid connection of generators (NC RfG)).

  

According to Articles 44 and 46 of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2196 of 24 November 2017 establishing a network code on electricity emergency and restoration (NC ER):

 

- each restoration service provider which is a power generating module delivering black start service must execute a black start capability test, at least every three years;

 

- each restoration service provider which is an HVDC system delivering a black start service must execute a black start capability test, at least every three years.

 

 

 

 

 

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Network Code on requirements for grid connection of generators (NC RfG), Article 2(45),

 

Network Code on Emergency and Restoration (Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2196 of 24 November 2017 establishing a network code on electricity emergency and restoration - NC ER), Article 44, Article 46

 

 

 

 

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