Infrastructure

State of compliance

The Minister of Economic Development adopted the Administrative Instruction on the Promotion of Joint Regional Investments in the Energy Sector, which transposed Regulation (EU) 347/2013, on 20 February 2017. A national competent authority has also been designated. Nevertheless, the Regulation remains to be fully implemented.

  • National Competent Authority

    National Competent Authority

    The national competent authority was established by the decision of the Minister of Economic Development of 7 August 2017. The Division for Technical Standards and Rules under the Energy Department was designated as the competent authority (one-stop shop) to coordinate the activities regarding the issuance of permits for projects of interest of the Energy Community.

  • Manual of procedures

    Manual of procedures

    The Ministry of Economic Development drafted the Manual of procedures, as defined by Regulation (EU) 347/2013, as adapted and adopted by Ministerial Council in October 2015, with technical assistance funded by the Energy Community.

  • Set of indicators and corresponding reference values

    Set of indicators and corresponding reference values

    According to the Article 11(2), by 30 June 2018, national regulatory authorities cooperating in the framework of the Regulatory Board shall establish and make publicly available for comparable projects of the infrastructure categories included in Annex I(1) and (2).

    In order to assist the Contracting Parties, the Secretariat coordinated the data collection in order to prepare a set of indicators and corresponding reference values for the comparison of unit investment costs in the Energy Community. This is still work in progress.

  • Methodology and the criteria used to evaluate investment with the higher risks

    Methodology and the criteria used to evaluate investment with the higher risks

    According to the Article 13(6), by 31 December 2017, each national regulatory authority should publish its methodology and the criteria used to evaluate investments in electricity and gas infrastructure projects and the higher risks incurred by them.

    Kosovo*’s regulatory authority complies with Article 13(6) of Regulation (EU) 347/2013, as it published its methodology and the criteria required by the Regulation on 10 May 2017.