updated: 29 May 2017



The Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) is the coordination platform for exchange of knowledge and development of best practices for regulated electricity and gas markets in the Energy Community.

Our mission is to facilitate the development of competitive and integrated gas and electricity markets for the benefit of the Energy Community business and citizens.” Branislav Prelevic, ECRB President.


 ECRB Fact Sheet (status Jan 2015)





According to the Treaty, the Regulatory Board shall:


  • advise the Ministerial Council or the Permanent High Level Group on the details of statutory, technical and regulatory rules;
  • issue Recommendations on cross-border disputes involving two or more Regulators, upon request of any of them;
  • take Measures, if so empowered by the Ministerial Council;
  • adopt Procedural Acts.
 Energy Community Treaty – on the ECRB




Energy Community Regulatory Board, April 2017, Athens 






The ECRB is headed by a Board of representatives from the national energy regulatory agencies of the Energy Community Contracting Parties, Observers and Participants. The Board elects its President for a limited term. The current president is Mr Branislav​ Prelevic, Chairman of the Regulatory Energy Authority of Montenegro (Jan 2014 - Dec 2016). The European Union, represented by the European Commission, acts as Vice-President and is assisted by one regulator of each Energy Community Participant and a representative of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER).

The ECRB working structure involves three Working Groups mirroring the key focus of ECRB activities:

  • electricity
  • gas
  • customer protection

The ECRB is supported by the ECRB Section of the Energy Community Secretariat seated in Vienna.

 Organisation of the ECRB
 ECRB meetings



To read a statement from the ECRB President, refer to the President’s corner. There are two pages listing the adopted secondary legislation, including ECRB's  Opinions under the III Package. Also the ECRB's Work Programme is displayed. Whilst the National Regulatory Authorities-page given details on the ECRB members, the Contact-page lists contact details of the dedicated ECRB Section of the Secretariat.