The distribution companies (ADDC and AADC) are obliged under Condition 3 of their licences to maintain a Distribution Code, detailing technical parameters and other requirements relating to the connection and the use of their distribution systems. ADDC and AADC currently operate the same version of the Code which is kept under review by the Distribution Code Review Panel. The Panel meets bi-monthly and is represented by relevant companies in the electricity sector, including generation companies, as well as the Bureau. All modifications to the Code have to be approved by the Bureau in accordance with Article (55) (8) of Law No (2) of 1998.
Annex 1 (Engineering Recommendations), gives detailed technical parameters to be adopted for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.