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BELGRADE, Friday, February 26, 2016. - Public Consultation on Draft Rulebook on Proceedings, Imposition of Measures and Register of Imposed Measures

AERS

The Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has published public consultation on the Draft Rulebook on Proceedings, Imposition of Measures and Register of Imposed Measures on February 26, 2016.

Public consultation is organised in the period February 29 – March 12, 2016.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, February 17, 2016. - SEEPEX Launched Serbian Day-Ahead Market Successfully

AERS

On Wednesday, February 17, the South Eastern Europe Power Exchange in Serbia - SEEPEX has launched the Serbian Day-Ahead Power Market which is expected to increase the scope of electricity trade in the whole region.


BELGRADE, Friday, January 29, 2016. - Public Consultation on Methodology for Setting Costs of Connection to Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Systems

AERS

The Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has organised public hearing on the document Methodology for Setting Costs of Connection to Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Systems on January 29, 2016. The document and the template for the submission of objections and suggestions are available on AERS website in the section Public consultation – in progress.


BELGRADE, Thursday, January 14, 2016. - Amendments to Methodologies in the Fields of Oil and Oil Derivatives Transport and Natural Gas Storage

AERS

On the session held on January 14, 2016, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted amendments to methodologies for setting oil transport (via oil pipelines) use-of-system charges and oil derivatives transport (via product pipelines) use-of-system charges as well as to the methodology for setting natural gas use-of-storage charge.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, December 23, 2015. - Approval of Procedure for Connection to Transmission System

AERS

On the session held on December 23, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted a Decision on Approval of Procedure for Connection of Facilities to Transmission System which was adopted by the Supervisory Board of the Public Enterprise “Elektromreža Srbije”, Belgrade on November 27, 2015. The legal basis for the adoption of the relevant procedure is given in the Article 117 of the new Energy Law.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, December 23, 2015. - Methodologies in the Electricity Field Harmonised with the Energy Law

AERS

On the session held on December 23, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted amendments to methodologies for setting electricity transmission and distribution use-of-system charges, electricity public supply prices as well as the methodology for setting prices of connection to electricity transmission and distribution system. Hereby, the above mentioned methodologies have been harmonised with the new Energy Law


BELGRADE, Monday, December 07, 2015. - Approval of Cross-Border Capacity Allocation Agreements

AERS

On the session held on December 4, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved Agreements between the transmission system operator of the Republic of Serbia, Public Enterprise “Elektromreža Srbije (PE EMS) and the transmission system operators from Bulgaria (EAD), Hungary (MAVIR), Romania (TRANSELEKTRIKA), Croatia (HOPS) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (NOS BiH) on cross-border capacity allocation and the access to cross border capacities for 2016.


VIENNA, Thursday, December 03, 2015. - Branislav Prelević Reelected ECRB President

AERS

Mr. Branislav Prelević, the President of the Energy Regulatory Agency (RAE) of Montenegro, has been reelected as the President of the Energy Community Regulatory Board, one of the three Energy Community institutions, during the regular ECRB December meeting.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, November 18, 2015. - AЕRS: Approval of PE EMS Rules on Cross-Border Capacity Allocation

AERS

On the session held on November 17, the Council of the Energy Agency has approved the Rules for Cross-Border Capacity Allocation of the Public Enterprise for Power Transmission and Transmission System Operation “Elektromreža Srbije” (PE EMS). The Rules, instructions and templates necessary for participation in the auctions and the results of past auctions are uploaded on the EMS website.


BELGRADE, Tuesday, November 17, 2015. - Natural Gas Distributers Take over Metering Devices

AERS

Pursuant to the Energy Law, on the session held on November 16, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted a decision on approving plans for taking over metering devices, i.e. metering and regulation stations by distribution system operators. This is expected to result in better maintenance, control and replacement of these by more modern equipment in order to increase the punctuality of metering devices.


BELGRADE, Friday, November 06, 2015. - Approval of PE EMS Transmission Network Code

AERSOn the session held on November 3, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved the Transmission Network Code of PE “Elektromreža Srbije” (PE EMS) which regulates relations between the transmission system operator and the system users. The decision has been adopted upon public consultations between interested institutions and transmission system users.


BELGRADE, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. - New Rules on Electricity and Natural Gas Supplier Switching

AERS

On its session held on July 21, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted new Rules on Electricity and Natural Gas Supplier Switching, harmonised with the provisions of the December 2014 Energy Law. The Rules regulate the conditions and procedure for the switching of a final customer’s supplier with a contract on full electricity or natural gas supply, as well as the rights, obligations and deadlines for the procedure of the system operator, the current supplier and a new one and a customer. New Rules will be also applicable to households wishing to switch the supplier.


LJUBLJANA, Thursday, July 09, 2015. - Pototschnig Reappointed as the Director of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

AERS

The European Commission and the Administrative Board of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) have agreed and proposed the reappointment of Mr. Aleberto Pototschnig as the ACER Director. The proposal has been based on the results of this body since its establishment in May 2010 until today, as well as on new tasks and expanded competences which have been assigned to it recently. On its session held on July 8, the Administrative Board has assigned Mr. Pototschnig with a mandate to perform the duties of the ACER Director in the following three years as of September 16, 2015.


BELGRADE, Monday, June 29, 2015. - АЕRS: Approval of New Electricity Prices

AERSThe Council of the Energy Agency has approved new electricity prices for the supply of households and small customers who are entitled to electricity purchase at regulated prices. Electricity prices for households are increased by 4.4% by average. Average increase in price for all customers entitled to regulated prices amounts to 4.5% (excise duty free).


BELGRADE, Friday, June 26, 2015. - Lower Gas Public Supply Prices as of July 1, 2015.

AERSThe Council of the Energy Agency has approved the decisions of management bodies of 33 public suppliers on new natural gas public supply prices.

As of July 1, 2015, natural gas prices will be by average 11.2% lower than the ruling ones for all customers entitled to public supply and 10.5% lower for households.


BELGRADE, Friday, May 29, 2015. - Ministry Confirmed Withdrawal of License of Vuković 1967, LLC

The Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia has dismissed an appeal of Vuković 1967, LLC against the decision of the Energy Agency on the withdrawal of electricity supply license due to non-compliance with the conditions prescribed for energy activities by law. The Ministry has submitted the decision on the dismissal of the appeal to Vuković 1967, LLC for Trade and Services on May 28, 2015.


BELGRADE, Thursday, May 28, 2015. - Lower Gas Public Supply Prices as of June 1, 2015.

The Council of the Energy Agency has approved the decisions of management bodies of 33 public suppliers on new natural gas public supply prices. As of June 1, 2015, natural gas prices will be 5.4% lower than the ruling ones for all customers entitled to public supply and 5.1% lower for households.


BELGRADE, Thursday, March 26, 2015. - No Conditions for Public Supply Price Change

The Energy Agency has been informed in a letter sent by the Ministry of Mining and Energy as of March 23 that gas wholesale price in the second quarter of 2015 will amount to 383.57 USD/1000 m3. Final customers’ price which has been applicable since March 2015 has been established on the basis of the previous wholesale price of 405.80 USD/m3. The relevant Dollar exchange rate for the calculation of Dinar prices has been increased since the previous modification from 108.01 to 111.82 RSD/USD and, therefore, the wholesale price given in RSD has been modified from 43.83 to 42.89 RSD/m3, i.e. less than 3% which means that there are no conditions for a change in gas price for households and small customers.


BELGRADE, Thursday, March 12, 2015. - Natural Gas Transmission Use-of-System Charge Changed

AERS

As of February 1, 2015, natural gas transmission use-of-system charges in Serbia will be established in the same manner as it is done in the European Union since our procedures have been harmonised with the EU directives. In addition, the correction of the share of fixed and variable costs in the total price structure has been done, thus adjusting them to the actual situation and European practice, i.e. fixed costs account for 70% and variable 30% (it has been the opposite so far). This change has resulted in considerable increase in capacity price (which covers fixed costs) but the share of energy source price in transmission costs proportionally reduced.


BELGRADE, Monday, February 02, 2015. - New Gas Prices as of March 2015 due to Dollar Rise

AERS

Although natural gas procurement prices (in Dollar) have decreased by 8.6% in the first quarter of 2015, new, higher gas public supply prices will be introduced as of March 2. This modification is on stage due to Dollar rise of 16.8% since the last price modification. After the figures were confirmed, the Council of the Energy Agency has given approval to decisions on new prices to management bodies of 33 public suppliers.


BELGRADE, Sunday, February 01, 2015. - Approval of Natural Gas Distribution Network Code

AERS

The Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved natural gas distribution network code of 18 distribution system operators. The code regulates distribution network planning method, technical conditions for connections, access to the system, metering with defined metering devices, facility maintenance, procedures in case of disruption, system users’ obligations, etc. The code is an important segment of legislation which creates conditions for natural gas market opening. The Code regulates the relations between the distribution system operator and system users.


BELGRADE, Sunday, February 01, 2015. - Approval of Amendments to “Srbijagas” Natural Gas Transmission Network Code

AERS

On the session held on January 30, 2015, the AERS Council has approved the Decision on Amendments to the Natural Gas Transmission Network Code adopted by the Supervisory Board of the Public Enterprise “Srbijagas” Novi Sad on January 26, 2015.


BELGRADE, Sunday, February 01, 2015. - Approval of Amendments to Electricity Distribution Network Code

AERS

On the 287th session held on January 30, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved amendments to the Electricity Distribution Network Code of the following electricity distribution companies: “Elektrodistribucija Beograd”, Belgrade, “Centar” Kragujevac, “Elektrosrbija” Kraljevo, “Jugoistok” Niš and “Elektrovojvodina” Novi Sad. The amendment relates to setting consumption profile for households and other customers which have their electricity consumption metered on monthly basis.


BELGRADE, Sunday, February 01, 2015. - Approval of „YUGOROZGAS-TRANSPORT“ Natural Gas Transmission Network Code

AERSOn the session held on January 30, 2015, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted Natural Gas Transmission Network Code of „YUGOROZGAS-TRANSPORT“, LLC, Niš. The Code regulates principles and procedures for development planning, conditions for connection to the transmission system, metering, natural gas quality scope, transmission system facility maintenance, exchange of data with neighbouring system operators and procedures in case of disruption.


VIENNA, Thursday, January 29, 2015. - EnC Secretariat Publishes Guidelines on the Independence of National Regulatory Authorities

AERS

On Wednesday, the Energy Community Secretariat has published guidelines on the establishment of functional, political and financial independence of national regulatory bodies. The independence is one of the stipulations of the Third EU Energy Package that the Contracting Parties of the EnC Treaty are obliged to implement. The implementation of these guidelines within each Contracting Party will be the basis for the Secretariat’s assessment on a Party’s compliance with the provisions of the Treaty establishing the Energy Community in this field, the Secretariat’s statement read.


BELGRADE, Monday, January 05, 2015. - New Energy Law Introduces Changes in Public Supply Entitlement

AERS

The new Energy Law which was adopted by the National Assembly on December 29, 2014, modifies conditions for electricity and natural gas public supply entitlement. Who is entitled to electricity and natural gas public supply and under which conditions?


BELGRADE, Thursday, December 11, 2014. - Exchange of Experience between National Energy Regulators of Serbia and Montenegro

AERS

The representatives of the national Energy Regulatory Agency (ERA) of Montenegro have visited the Serbian Energy Agency (AERS) on December 11, 2014. On this occasion, they have exchanged experience within their scope of work, in particular in the fields of energy market opening and other obligations arising from the European Union legislation, assumed by the Energy Community membership.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. - Approval of PE “Srbijagas” Natural Gas Distribution System Code

AERS

The Council of the Energy Agency has approved PE “Srbijagas” Natural Gas Distribution System Code. The Code regulates the relations between the distribution system operator and system users. The Code is a very important component of the legislation which creates conditions for natural gas market opening. It will contribute to a free access and equal treatment of system users and to more rational development and more efficient use of the system.


BELGRADE, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. - Approval of Agreements between Transmission System Operators of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Romania

AERS

On the session held on December 10, 2014, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved agreements between the transmission system operators of the Republic of Serbia, Public Enterprise “Elektromreža Srbije (PE EMS) and the transmission system operators from Romania (TRANSELEKTRIKA) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (NOS BiH) on cross-border capacity allocation and the access to cross border capacities for 2015.


BELGRADE, Monday, November 17, 2014. - АЕRS Approved Agreements between PE “EMS” and Transmission System Operators of Hungary, Bulgaria and Croatia

AERS

On the session held on November 17, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved agreements between the transmission system operator of the Republic of Serbia, Public Enterprise “Elektromreža Srbije” – PE EMS and the transmission system operators of Hungary (MAVIR), Bulgaria (EAD) and Croatia (HOPS) on the procedure for cross-border capacity allocation and access to cross-border transmission capacities for 2015.


BELGRADE, Monday, November 17, 2014. - AERS Council Approved Non-Discrimination Programme of „Yugorosgaz-Transport“, LLC Niš

AERS

AERS Council has approved Non-Discrimination Programme of „Yugorosgaz-Transport“, LLC Niš, after they have assessed it has been harmonized with the provisions of the Energy Law. Adopting the programme, „Yugorosgaz-Transport“, LLC, Niš has complied with their duty to define more closely the rules and measures for non-discriminatory treatment of natural gas transmission customers. At the same time, inter alia, conditions for independent decision-making and impartial and separate operations from its founder „Yugorosgaz“, JSC, Belgrade have been created.


BELGRADE, Monday, October 27, 2014. - Approved Amendments to Electricity Market Rules

AERS

The Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has approved Amendments to Electricity Market Rules which were drafted by the PE „Elektromreža Srbije“. Amendments provided for the harmonization with the Energy Law, Decree on Conditions for Electricity Delivery and Supply, Transmission System Code, rules on cross-border capacity allocation and UCTE (ENTSO-E) Operation Handbook.


BELGRADE, Tuesday, September 30, 2014. - Energy Community Secretariat Director on Serbia’s Progress in EU Energy Integration

AERS

On the session held on September 30, the members of the Committee for Economy, Regional Development, Trade, Tourism and Energy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia have discussed Serbia’s progress in the EU integration in the energy field. On the occasion, the 2013-2014 Annual Implementation Report which was presented by the Director of the Energy Community Secretariat, Mr. Janez Kopač previously, has been presented to the Committee members.


BELGRADE, Tuesday, September 23, 2014. - Heating Costs of Average Apartment – 2014/2015 heating season

AERSThe highest heating costs during 2014/2015 heating season (based on gas prices from October 2014 and prices of other energy sources from September 2014) will be borne by households using heating oil, propane butane gas and electricity directly in heating devices and boilers for central heating. They should earmark RSD 209,000 for heating oil, RSD 125,000 for propane butane gas, i.e. RSD 107,000 for electricity for the purchase of energy sources or energy which is necessary for heating an average apartment in winter season. For those using natural gas for heating purposes, costs are two or three times lower and they amount to RSD 56,000.


VIENNA, Thursday, September 18, 2014. - Energy Community Secretariat: Crucial Role of Independent Regulators

AERSOn September 18, the Energy Community (EnC) Secretariat has published the Implementation Report. The Report assesses the progress achieved by the Energy Community Contracting Parties in implementing the Energy Community acquis communitaire in the period from September 2013 to August 2014. This year’s report for the first time focuses on the performance of national regulatory authorities. The Report highlights that “strong and independent regulators is one of the crucial elements of the Third Energy Package, which will come into force on 1 January 2015 in the Energy Community”.


ATHENS, Wednesday, September 17, 2014. - Joint Roundtable between Energy Community Regulators and Mediterranean Regulators

AERS

The Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) and the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) held their first joint roundtable in Athens, Greece, with a strong focus on investment promotion and customer protection, which are key priorities for both regions. On this occasion, it was highlighted that the exchange of information and expertise among regulatory associations helped improve the transparency and efficiency of energy markets while reducing barriers to investments in the member countries of these two geographically close regions.


BELGRADE, Thursday, August 07, 2014. - Methodology for Setting Electricity Public Supply Prices

AERSOn its session held on August 6, 2014, the Council of the Energy Agency has adopted the new Methodology for Setting Electricity Public Supply Prices. In comparison to the previous Methodology, certain adjustments have been made in line with the process of electricity market opening. These amendments to not influence the public supply price level.


BELGRADE, Monday, July 21, 2014. - AERS: New Methodology for Setting Natural Gas Public Supply Prices

AERS

 On its session held on July 18, the Council of the Energy Agency has adopted a new Methodology for Setting Natural Gas Public Supply Prices.

The adoption is aimed at the establishment of a single regulatory framework harmonised with the EU directives and the national legislation which enables natural gas public supply at regulated prices to the customers entitled to in in line with the Law in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner.


BELGRADE, Monday, July 21, 2014. - Amendments to Methodology for Setting Natural Gas Distribution Use-of-System Charges

AERS

On its session held on July 18, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted a Decision on Amendments to the Methodology for Setting Natural Gas Distribution Use-of-System Charges.

 


BELGRADE, Friday, July 18, 2014. - Approval of Transmission Network Code

AERSOn it session held on July 18, 2014, the Council of the Energy Agency (AERS) has approved the Transmission Network Code of “Elektromreža Srbije” which regulates the relations between electricity transmission system and system users.

 


BELGRADE, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. - Decision on Regulatory Accounting Records Adopted

AERS

On its session held on June 24, 2014, the Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted a Decision on Method, Procedure and Deadlines for Accounting Records Keeping, Unbundling Accounts for Each Activity and Submission of Data and Documentation Relevant for Regulation. This Decision more closely defines the method how energy entities which apply regulated prices which are approved by the Agency organise accounting activities, keep business records and perform unbundling accounts for each activity.






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