Bosnia and Herzegovina


Day of Accession
1 July 2006
Contracting Party

Browse through Bosnia and Herzegovina's
latest implementation updates

Regulatory authority latest developments    Date
With Decision No. 04-02-2-118-26/20, the regulator adopts Rules on wholesale electricity  market integrity and transparency May 2020


Latest developments in electricity Date
Republika Srpska submitted a new draft Electricity Law for adoption by the entity Parliament. The Law transposes unbundling provisions in compliance with the Third Package and is in its final public hearing procedure. July 2019
SERC adopted rules on the Connection Network Codes implementing conditions for derogations and exemptions for emerging technologies, followed by decisions on the criteria and the procedure for application of derogations February 2019
SERC approved the new Grid Code transposing the provisions under the jurisdiction of SERC such as the preparation of planning documents, connection procedures and applied standards including voltage levels for normal and contingency operation. September 2018
A set of Connection Network Codes were transposed by the decision of SERC. According to the decision, a final deadline for the implementation will expire on 12 June 2021. June 2018


Latest developments in energy efficiency

Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its fourth Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat. August 2020
Rulebook on minimum requirements for energy performance of buildings was adopted in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. November 2019
The Law on Spatial Planning and Construction of Republika Srpska was amended to transpose requirements of articles 4 of Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency (building renovation). October 2019
Ministry of Energy, Mining and Industry adopts the Rulebook on regular inspections of heating and air conditioning systems October 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its third Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat. July 2019
At the level of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a decision on the establishment of an energy management system and an information system on energy efficiency was adopted by the Council for Ministers. June 2019
The Rulebook on an energy efficiency information system was adopted in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  January 2019
Bosnia Herzegovina submits its Second Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat. November 2018


Latest developments in renewable energy Date
Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its fourth Progress Report on promotion and use of energy from renewable sources.  June 2021
Third Progress Report on promotion and use of energy from renewable energy source submitted to the Secretariat.  July 2019


Latest developments in environment  
Bosnia and Herzegovina fulfilled its reporting obligations on pollutants under the scope of the Large Combustion Plants Directive by submitting the relevant information to the European Environment Agency. August 2019


Latest developments in climate Date
Bosnia and Herzegovina officially launched a national working group to work on its NECP. The national working group is meeting regularly. February 2019
Latest development in regulatory authority affairs Date

State Electricity Regulatory Commission becomes Observer of the Council of European Energy Regulators.

January 2017 


Latest development in gas Date
The Republika Srpska regulator adopted the Rulebook on supplier switching, defining the rights and obligations of different entities. April 2019
Republika Srpska successfully transposed the unbundling and certification requirements in line with the gas acquis on its territory by the adoption of a primary energy law and a Rulebook on certification. March 2019


Latest developments in energy efficiency Date

Law on energy performance of buildings (transposing Directive 2010/31/EU) was adopted by the Albanian parliament.

November 2016


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