Moldova

Membership

Day of Accession
1 May 2010
Status
Contracting Party

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latest implementation updates

Latest developments in Third Package Date
New laws on electricity and natural gas (Third Package) published in the Official Gazette.  July 2016

The new Power Sector Law compliant with the Third Energy Package entered into force.

 June 2015

 

Latest developments in competition Date
Competition Council found that the companies Dominic and Comert-Gaz had entered into an anti-competitive agreement with the aim of participating with misleading offers in the procurement procedure organised and carried out by the municipal enterprise Regia “Autosalubritate” to buy propane-butan gas oil products. A fine of 3.570.000 lei was imposed on the companies. November 2017
Amendments to the State Aid Law were adopted, making it compatible with the terminology used in the new Competition Law. March 2014

 

Latest developments in statistics Date

Moldovan National Bureau of Statistics publishes for the first time electricity and gas price statistics.

August 2015 

 

Latest developments in renewable energy Date

With the entry into force of new Electricity Market Rules, standard balance responsibility was extended to renewables producers.
October 2021
Moldova submitted its fourth Progress Report on promotion and use of energy from renewable sources under Article 22 of the Renewable Energy Directive to the Secretariat.  July 2021
A new Regulation regarding fixed tariffs and ceiling prices for electricity produced from renewable energy sources by producers who will obtain eligible producer status in 2020 is adopted by the regulator. February 2020

 

Latest development in environment Date
Moldova submits new legislation on the sulphur content of liquid fuels to the Secretariat.
May 2016
A decision of the Government of Moldova on the reduction of the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels, including marine fuels, was adopted. With this decision, Moldova transposed the
provisions of the Sulphur in Fuels Directive into national law.
April 2016

 

Latest developments in energy efficiency Date
Moldova submitted its 5th Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat.  July 2021
The Secretariat receives Moldova's fourth Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive. July 2020

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

October 2019
Moldova becomes first Energy Community Contracting Party to adopt law transposing the Energy Efficiency Directive July 2018
Moldova submits the Secretariat its second Annual Report under the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU July 2018
The Law transposing the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU  was adopted by the Moldovan Cabinet of Minister. February 2018

 

Latest development in regulatory authority affairs Date
ANRE adopts a natural gas code; an electricity network code; a Regulation on access to the electricity transmission networks for cross-border exchanges and congestion management in the power system; and a Regulation on access to the natural gas transmission networks and congestion management that transpose the gas and electricity Network Code Regulations. November 2019

ANRE signs an Action Plan targeting the strengthening of its independence and including necessary legislative and institutional reforms.

December 2016

 

Latest development in electricity Date
The Connection Network Codes are implemented. January 2020
With Decision 283/2020, ANRE adopted the Electricity Market Rules and Methodology for calculation of fees for the imbalances. August 2020
ANRE adopts an electricity network code; a Regulation on access to the electricity transmission networks for cross-border exchanges and congestion management in the power system; and a Regulation on access to the natural gas transmission networks and congestion management that transpose the gas and electricity Network Code Regulations. November 2019
ANRE adopts Methodology for the calculation, approval and application of regulated tariffs for the service of electricity market operation  November 2019

 

Latest developments in gas Date
Vestmoldtransgaz, owned by the Romanian transmission system operator Transgaz, has received a positive Opinion on certification by the Secretariat and was certified by ANRE September 2021
Moldova submitted the Secretariat its  2019 Security of Supply statement  September 2020
ANRE adopts a natural gas code and a Regulation on access to the natural gas transmission networks and congestion management that transpose the gas and electricity Network Code Regulations. November 2019
Latest developments in climate Date
The Government updated its Low Emissions Development Strategy 2030, to align better with the more ambitious targets established in the NDC2, and submitted it for public consultations. June 2021
Montenegro sent the first three draft chapters of the NECP to the Secretariat. May 2021
Moldova  submitted to the UNFCCC its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as first Contracting Party. March 2020
Montenegro, as the first Contracting Party, has introduced a cap and trade scheme for major CO2 emitters. February 2020
Latest developments in oil Date
The country drafted a law on creating and maintaining a minimum level of oil product stocks. April 2017

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In general

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Gas

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Renewable energy

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Energy Efficiency

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