Infrastructure

State of compliance

The draft of the new Infrastructure Law, which is expected to transpose Regulation (EU) 347/2013, has been prepared. The new Law, scheduled to be adopted till the end of 2019, should ensure the transposition and proper implementation of the Regulation.
 

  • National Competent Authority

    National Competent Authority

    An analysis performed by the Ministry of Economy indicated that the Ministry shall establish the national competent authority within the existing National Office for Energy Infrastructure (NOEI), which shall be responsible for facilitating and coordinating the permit granting process of energy infrastructure projects of strategic significance, including Projects of Energy Community Interest (PECIs) and Projects of Mutual Interest (PMIs). The national competent authority has not been designated to date.

  • Manual of procedures

    Manual of procedures

    A unified procedure already exists in Montenegro and is being applied for all infrastructure projects. There are strictly defined deadlines for obtaining the necessary documents from other permit granting entities. Still, the existing unified procedure is not reflected in a manual of procedures as defined by Regulation (EU) 347/2013.  

  • 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 a set of indicators and corresponding reference values for the comparison of unit investment costs for comparable projects of the infrastructure categories included in Annex 1 and 2 of Regulation (EU) 347/2013.

    In order to assist all Contracting Parties, the Secretariat coordinated the data collection and has prepared a report containing a set of indicators and corresponding reference values for the comparison of unit investment costs in the Energy Community. National regulatory authority did not publish yet the available set of indicators and corresponding reference values as requested by Regulation (EU) 347/2013.

  • 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 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.

    The national regulatory authority of Montenegro complies with Article 13.6 of Regulation (EU) 347/2013 as it published its methodology and the criteria on 29 December 2017.