Bosnia and Herzegovina

Membership

Day of Accession
1 July 2006
Status
Contracting Party

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latest implementation updates

Latest developments in security of supply Date
TSOs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia, NOS BiH, CGES and EMS, signed a contract on the establishment of the Security Coordination Center (SCC) in Belgrade.  April 2015

 

Latest developments in electricity Date
The utility of Republika Srpska acquired membership in SEEPEX which provided access to trading and clearing services of the Serbian power exchange.  March 2017
An updated Grid Code for transmission was approved by SERC. It defines the planning process, connection procedures and contingency operation. December 2016
The Long Term Network Development Plan for the period 2017 – 2026 was also approved and published December 2016
SERC approved the bilateral rules for allocation of cross-border capacity for 2017 for yearly, monthly and daily auctions on the border with Serbia (auctions performed by EMS), for intraday auctions on the borders with Serbia and Montenegro (auctions performed by NOS BIH), and for intraday auctions on the borders with Croatia (auctions performed by HOPS). November 2016
 SERC approved the Market Rules. They provide for market-based and non-discriminatory procurement of balancing services and ensure compliance with the acquis. May 2015

 

Latest developments in energy efficiency Date
At the 123.  session of the Council of Ministers, at the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Energy Efficiency Action Plan in Bosnia and Herzegovina for period 2016 – 2018 was adopted. December 2017
Government of the entity of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted Energy Efficiency Action Plan and roadmap for implementation of Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency. Similar documents have been prepared and will be soon adopted in entity of Republika Srpska, Brčko District and on state level. July 2017
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina  adopted a law on energy efficiency, aiming to implement Energy Services Directive 2006/32/EC. February 2017

Three regulations came into force in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s entity Republika Srpska, setting the minimum energy performance requirements for buildings, as well as implementing schemes for energy audits and energy certification of buildings.

January
2016

 

Latest developments in renewable energy Date

Bosnia Herzegovina adopts its First Progress Report for Bosnia and Herzegovina under Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC.

November 2017

Secretariat submitted draft amendments to Renewable Energy Laws in force of Republika Srspka and Federation, introducing support schemes for renewable energy in compliance with State aid guidelines.

July 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina adopts National Renewable Action Plan.

April 2016 

 

Latest development in environment Date
Ministry of Spatial Planning, Civil Engineering and Ecology of Republika Srpska submitted the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations an amended Rulebook on Measures to Prevent and Reduce Air Pollution and Improve Air Quality. December 2017
Secretariat gave a positive assessment on Bosnia and Herzegovina's National Emission Reduction Plan. October 2016
Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its National Emission Reduction Plan to the Secretariat.
December 2015

 

Latest developments in climate Date

 As a non-Annex I party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Bosnia and Herzegovina ratified the Paris Agreement.

March 2017

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 renewable energy Date
Albania's Council of Ministers adopted the National Renewable Energy Action Plan in Jan 2016. The English version was submitted to the Secretariat and is now on-line. March 2016
Parliament of Albania passed the Law on Promotion of the Use of Energy from Renewable Sources. February 2017

 

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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