Becoming a upstream-downstream balance operator

The upstream-downstream balance operator plays a central role in the relationship between network managers (RTE and ERDF), suppliers, and customers. Relationships with each of these parties are defined by contract. Follow these steps to become a upstream-downstream balance operator.

This agreement will grant you the title of upstream-downstream balance operator.

This contract gives you the right to interact with the ERDF network and to integrate within your perimeter the sites linked to this network.

The GRD-RE contract includes:

To request the signing of a GRD-RE contract, please complete and return the documents below to ERDF.

  • For CARD contract customers

To become a upstream-downstream balance operator for a CARD contract customer, you must be designated so by the customer in an

  • For single contract customers

To become a upstream-downstream balance operator for a single contract customer, you must be designated so by this customer's supplier in GRD-F contract.

  • For production sites

To become the upstream-downstream balance operator for a production site, you must be designated so by the producer through an .