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30 June 2006
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IR2021 / Kosovo*

Kosovo*'s 2021 implementation
performance and key energy
sector benchmark data

In general

Overall implementation performance, energy mix, consumption


Implementation indicators, facts and figures, retail market opening


Implementation indicators

Renewable energy

Implementation indicators, total RES capacities, shares of energy from RES

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency indicators, implementation indicators, implementation of labelling


Implementation indicators, LCP installations, LCP emissions


Implementation indicators


Implementation indicators


Implementation indicators


Implementation indicators

National Authorities

Regulatory authority, Competition authority, State Aid authority


Implementation indicators

Browse through Kosovo*'s
latest implementation updates

Latest developments in climate Date
Climate Change Concept Paper was approved by the Government. December 2020
The Administrative Instruction Nr. 14/2018 on capture and deposition of carbon dioxide in suitable geological formations was approved at the 79th meeting of the Government of Kosovo* December 2018
By Decision No.09 / 79, Kosovo* adopted two administrative instructions partially transposing Regulation (EU) 525/2013, namely the Administrative Instruction on a Mechanism for Monitoring Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Administrative Instruction for Monitoring Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
December 2018


Latest developments in gas Date
The feasibility study for ALKOGAP was finalized. This interconnector with Albania is the most advanced PECI project that could allow gas to reach Kosovo*. December 2018


Latest developments in energy efficiency Date
Kosovo* submits to the Secretariat its fifth Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive December 2021
The final fourth Energy Efficiency Action Plan of Kosovo* submitted to the Secretariat December 2020
The Energy Efficiency Agency submitted 4th Annual Progress Report in line with the Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency. November 2020
The Energy Efficiency Agency submitted 3rd Annual Progress Report as required by the Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency.   October 2019
The Energy Efficiency Agency submitted final drafts of the 4th NEEAP and National plan for increasing the number of nearly zero-energy buildings. Both documents cover period 2019 – 2021 and are planned to be adopted by the end of 2019. October 2019
The board of directors of the new energy efficiency fund appointed the managing director. August 2019
The institutional framework was strengthened with the establishment of a new energy efficiency fund as an independent entity. January 2019
The Ministry adopts three technical regulations to implement the Law on Energy Performance of Buildings. December 2018
Law on Energy Efficiency transposing Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency was adopted by the Parliament of Kosovo*.   November 2018


Latest developments in renewable energy Date
Kosovo submitted its forth Progress Report on promotion and use of energy from renewable sources under Article 22 of the Renewable Energy Directive to the Secretariat.  February 2021
Kosovo* submits the third Progress Report on the promotion of renewable energy 2016-2017, to the Secretariat. February 2019
The Ministry of Trade and Industry finalised the draft Law on Trade in Petroleum Products and Renewable Fuels and the Administrative Instruction on Biofuels and sent it to the Cabinet of Ministers. June 2018
Regulation (Grk) No. 05/2018 On One Stop Shop For Renewable Energy Sources was adopted. April 2018


Latest development in environment Date
Kosovo* adopted legislation compliant with the provisions of the Large Combustion Plants and Industrial Emissions Directives. July 2021
An Administrative Instruction (MTI) No. 06/2019  on the technical requirements for import, storage, wholesale, and retail sale of petroleum fuels and cleaning of tanks was adopted. July 2019
Government of Kosovo* declares Pashtrik Mountain and Vërmica Lake a Protected Area in the category of Nature Park. May 2019
The revised NERP, which takes the Secretariat’s comments into account, was adopted by the Government of Kosovo*. May 2018


Latest developments in electricity Date

The connection agreement with ENTSO-E entered  into force, documenting Kosovo*s progress in terms of cross-border cooperation.
October 2020
The regulator amended a Guideline on liberalisation of the electricity market in Kosovo* in order to prolong regulation of supply prices: by 31 March 2020 for customers supplied at a 35 kV voltage level, and by 31 March 2021 for 10 kV customers. March 2019
The transmission system operator of Kosovo was certified by the regulator,  following the Energy Community Secretariat's Opinion 02/2019. February 2019
Kosovo Business Registration Agency registered a supply company Elektrosever, wholly owned by the Electric Power Utility of Serbia, EPS. Licensing of a Serbian supplier in Kosovo* is a precondition for the entry into force of the Connection Agreement between ENTSO-E and KOSTT. November 2018
A Memorandum of Understanding on day-ahead market coupling between the transmission system operators and national regulatory authorities of Albania and Kosovo* was signed. August 2018
KOSTT applied for the transmission system operator (TSO) certification by the national regulatory authority, ERO. May 2018
Latest development in oil  Date

Government of Kosovo* adopts Administrative Instruction (MTI) No. 09/2020 On the Control and Quality of Petroleum Derived Liquid Fuels

November 2020 


Latest development in renewable energy Date
Kosovo Competition Authority (KCA) started a sector inquiry of the energy markets. June 2019
 State Aid Department of the Ministry of Finance publishes “State Aid Guideline”. January 2019
Regulation of (GRK) No. 19/2018 on Procedures and Forms of State aid Notification, was approved on 71 meeting of the Government of Kosovo, with the Decision No.05/71. October 2018


Regulatory authority latest developments Date
With Rule ERO/No.02/2020, the regulator adopts Rules on wholesale electricity  market integrity and transparency June 2020