ENTSO-E publishes the Factual Report on the Continental Europe Synchronous Area Separation that took place on 24 July 2021.

This Factual Report follows the initial information published on 24 July 2021 and two updates of 20 August and 22 October 2021. The Report recounts the evolution of system conditions during the event, the steps taken during the resynchronisation and shows the communication between the TSOs. It also includes the assessment of the incident based on the Incident Classification Scale (ICS) Methodology (developed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2019/943), according to which the incident is classified as a scale 2.

This Factual Report is the result of an intensive process to collect and prepare data on the event, started immediately after its resolution. It is to serve as basis for further investigation by an Expert Panel which according to the ICS Methodology for scale 2 incidents, shall prepare a Final Report.