Montenegro

Membership

Day of Accession
1 January 2007
Status
Contracting Party

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latest implementation updates

Latest developments in security of supply Date
TSOs of Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Third Package Date
The Parliament of Montenegro adopted the Energy Law. December 2015
Montenegrin Parliament adopted the Law on Cross Border Exchange of Electricity and Natural Gas, completing the transposition of the acquis.  June 2016 

 

Latest developments in renewable energy Date

Secretariat submitted draft amendments to the Energy Law introducing a support scheme for renewable energy in compliance with State aid guidelines.

July 2017

Government of Montenegro adopts Renewable Energy Progress Report 2014-2015.

February 2017 

 

Latest development in oil Date
A new draft Law on Security of Supply of Oil Products, which regulates the manner of establishing and managing emergency oil stocks and the procedure in case of disruption of supply of petroleum products to Montenegro, was finalized.


September 2016

 

Following the adoption (April 2015), the government revised the action plan for the implementation of Directive 2009/119/EC, in order to reflect all components of the emergency oil stockholding system. September 2015

 

Latest developments in Regulator Affairs Date
National Energy Regulator of Montenegro, RAE, is the first Energy Community regulator to have been granted observer status in the Gas and Electricity Working Groups of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). November 2017
Latest developments in electricity Date

In its Opinion, Secretariat supports the certification of the electricity system operator ( “CGES”)  in Montenegro.

March 2018 
The national regulatory authority adopted the preliminary decision on certification of the transmission system operator and submitted to the Secretariat for its opinion.  October 2017
The market operator COTEE, the transmission system operator CGES and the incumbent utility EPCG set up and registered a limited liability company with the task to establish a power exchange in Montenegro. August
2017

With the regulator's Decision to approve the appointment of a compliance officer of Montenegro distribution system operator CEDIS, the process of functional unbundling of CEDIS from its parent company EPCG is completed. CEDIS is now a separate legal entity owned by EPCG, with its own visual identity, with adopted compliance programme and compliance officer in place.

July 2017
The regulator adopted new market and balancing rules. The balancing model allows for market-based and non-discriminatory balancing with an inter-transmission system operator model for cross-border exchange of balancing energy. July 2017
Following the government decision from 2016, the market operator, COTEE, the transmission system operator, CGES, and the incumbent company, EPCG, signed a Foundation Act and Statute of a limited liability company for purpose of establishing a power exchange.  June 2017
CGES, Montenegrian transmission system operator, applied for certification. June 2017
COTEE drafted and published new Market Rules for public consultations.  January 2017

CGES and the Serbian EMS (TSOs) implement a mechanism for exchange of balancing energy. 

May 2016

 

Latest development in infrastructure Date

In order to transpose Regulation (EU) 347/2013, Montenegro drafted secondary legislation.

September 2017

 

Latest developments in environment Date
Montenegro adopted Annual Monitoring Programme for Automotive and Marine Fuels. This ensures the implementation of Decision (EU) 2015/253 May 2017
Montenegro adopted a new Decree on Limit Values of Pollutants in Liquid Fossil Fuels, transposing the Sulphur in Fuels Directive (EU) 2016/802 and Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/253. March 2017

Montenegro adopted a new Law on Nature Protection which establishes the so-called ecological network areas in conformity with Article 4(2) of the Wild Birds Directive.

August 2016

 

Latest developments in energy efficiency  
The 3-year plan for reconstruction of central government administrative buildings 2017-2019 was adopted by Government. The 2016 Decree on reconstruction of official buildings sets a 1% reconstruction target for central-government buildings, prioritizing buildings with lowest energy performance.  December 2016
To fully transpose Directive 2010/30/EU and seven delegated acts, Montenegro adopted three additional rulebooks. November 2016

 

The 3rd EEAP, which also includes a roadmap for full transposition of Directive 2012/27/EU, was submitted to the Secretariat and adopted by the Montenegrin government.

June 2016

Following provisions of the Law on Efficient Use of Energy (OG of Montenegro 57/2014), Ministry of Economy prepared new or updated existing rulebooks.

December 2015

Latest developments in climate Date

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

October 2017

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