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20 February 2020

North Macedonia starts procedure for granting water concession for electricity production from hydropower plant on Crna River

The Government of North Macedonia has launched a procedure for granting water concession for construction of a hydropower plant on Crna River (HPP Cebren).

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20 February 2020

Director Kopač addresses Serbia’s Energy Policy Forum, highlights legislative pathway for the energy transition

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Secretariat publishes its 2019 implementation report, now available online

Published 18 November 2019

Author The Energy Community Secretariat


North Macedonia North Macedonia  on 5 February 2020

The Parliament of North Macedonia adopts a comprehensive Law on Energy Efficiency, transposing the EU Energy Efficiency, Buildings, Labelling and Eco-design Directives.

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Serbia Serbia  on 30 January 2020

At its session held on 30 January 2020, the Government of Serbia adopted the National Emission Reduction Plan. 

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Georgia Georgia  on 18 December 2019

Parliament adopts the Law on Energy and Water Supply and the Law on Renewable Energy Sources.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 17 December 2019

With its Opinion 04/2019, Secretariat confirms that the newly established gas TSO, GTSO, is unbundled in line with the requirements from European law.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 12 December 2019

Ukrainian Parliament adopts two new laws on climate.

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Moldova Moldova  on 22 November 2019

ANRE adopts a natural gas code, an electricity network code and two relevant Regulations that transpose the gas and electricity Network Code Regulations.

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Serbia Serbia  on 19 November 2019

Serbia submitted the Secretariat its third Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 5 November 2019

The third Annual Report under Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency was submitted to the Energy Community Secretariat. 

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North Macedonia North Macedonia  on 29 October 2019

Government’s Decree on operation of the organized market operator, including the necessary technical, staffing and financial conditions, was adopted.

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    Under the EU4ENERGY Governance Project managed by the Energy Community Secretariat, three Energy Community Member countries – Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, one Observer – Armenia, and two neighbouring countries - Belarus and Armenia are receiving enhanced assistance to reform their legal and regulatory frameworks in line with the Energy Community Treaty and EU best practice.

    The Project covers gas, electricity, energy efficiency and renewables issues and aims to improve the investment climate for key energy infrastructure projects. It is part of a wider EU4ENERGY Programme.

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  • Energy Community Regulatory School

    Energy Community Regulatory School

    The Energy Community Regulatory School aims at supporting the technical knowledge of national energy regulatory authorities to effectively implement and efficiently apply the acquis  – such as but not limited to gas and electricity network codes and guidelines or REMIT as well as resulting increasingly developing market activities.

    Beyond the mere legal aspects, the Energy Community Regulatory School is dedicated to deliver practical insights and share experience made on EU level. Praxis oriented, interactive and in-depth discussions will be in the core of the training courses tailor made for the Contracting Parties’ regulators.

    The Secretariat began with the Energy Community Regulatory School training in late 2017. There have been 10 training courses so far, six more are planned for 2019. The training is an ongoing activity. 

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  • Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    The Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre provides high-quality services in negotiation and mediation of investor-state disputes and offers negotiation support to national authorities in their negotiations with private parties. The Centre also facilitates the swift closure of dispute settlement cases under the Energy Community Treaty via tailor-made negotiation and mediation facilities.

    A group of experienced negotiators covering a wide-range of expertise supports the work of the Centre. 

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  • Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Attracting investment in energy infrastructure is one of the key objective of the Energy Community Treaty. The Energy Community Infrastructure Transparency Platform is a tailor-made tool for monitoring the implementation of Projects of Energy Community Interest and Projects of Mutual Interest.

    The tool provides basic project data, technical and financial information as well as tracks the projects' overall realisation. The interactive map application provides up-to-date information on the geographic location of each project. 

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  • Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Energy Community Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Under the Western Balkan 6 Initiative, the six Energy Community Contracting Parties in Southeast Europe have strengthened their efforts to develop a regional electricity market in the Western Balkan Region and beyond. Under a process steered by the Energy Community Secretariat, the WB6 countries are removing step-by-step the existing legislative and regulatory barriers and enhancing the institutional structures necessary for the functioning of the market in line with the Energy Community Treaty and relevant EU acquis.


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