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
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
Moldova submits the Secretariat its third Renewable Energy Progress Report 2016-2017.  May 2019
The Government revised the renewable energy technology objectives in the electricity sector projected in the NREAP.  July 2018
The Parliament adopted amendments to the 2016 Renewable Energy Law appointing the central electricity supplier as the issuing body for guarantees of origin. March 2018

 

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

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
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
Last time when ANRE approved the methodology for the tariff calculation of the closed distribution system and the rules on the operation of closed distribution systems. May 2019
A new round of annual auctions for the procurement of electricity using a sort of implicit allocation of annual cross-border capacity to cover the annual demand of Moldova was held. January 2019
According to the Law, the Government adopted the decision on the unbundling of Moldelectrica from generation and supply activities. August 2018

 

Latest developments in gas Date
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
A new unbundling plan, opting for an independent transmission operator model (ITO) was produced in cooperation with the Secretariat and is under discussion as of now. August 2019
ANRE adopts Regulation on supply of natural gas, including Standard Clauses of Contracts on Supply of Natural Gas of Last-Resort April 2019
The Government adopts the Regulation on Emergencies on the Natural Gas Market, together with an Action Plan for Emergencies on the Natural Gas Market April 2019
ANRE passes a Resolution  on Methodology for Calculation, Approval and Application of Regulated Tariffs for Ancillary Services (Transmission and Distribution) September 2018
Latest developments in climate Date
Moldova  submitted to the UNFCCC its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as first Contracting Party. March 2020
Regulation on the Organization and Functioning of the National Monitoring and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and other Information relevant to Climate Change, a Government Decision on the Establishment of Mechanisms to Coordinate Activities on Climate Change and a Government Decision on the Establishment of the National Commission on Climate Change were adopted by Moldovan Government (Official Gazette No. 38-47, 08.02.2019). February 2019
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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