The Energy Identification Code or EIC is a 16-character code used in Europe to uniquely identify entities and objects related to the electricity and gas sector. Since 1 March 2013, ENTSOG is acting as Local Issuing Office (LIO) for the EIC Scheme for natural gas transmission.

The Energy Identification Coding scheme (EIC) is standardised and maintained by ENTSO-E who acts as “Central Issuing Office” (CIO). EIC provide a unique identification of the market participants and other entities active within the Energy Internal European Market (IEM). It is widely used in the Electronic Document Interchange.

For further information please contact:

Anton Kolisnyk   

Douglas Hill