European Union Electricity Market Glossary

 

 

'Wholesale customer' in the European Union Internal Electricity Market means a natural or legal person who purchases electricity for the purpose of resale inside or outside the system where that person is established (Article 2(2) of the Directive (EU) 2019/944 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast)).

 

The analogous definition in this regard was used in Article 2(8) of the previous Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity.