Changsha City, Saving Energy Approach

Original Language Title: 长沙市节约能源办法

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Changsha city, saving energy approach

    (March 25, 2011 13th in Changsha Municipal People's Government at the 41st Executive Meeting May 16, 2011 115th Changsha city people's Government promulgated as of June 16, 2011) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to push the whole society to save energy, improve energy efficiency, protect and improve the environment, accelerate the construction of a resource-conserving and environment-friendly society to promote comprehensive, coordinated and sustainable development of economy and society, in accordance with the People's Republic of China and other related provisions of the energy conservation law, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the administrative area of the city save energy (hereinafter referred to as energy) and related management activities for these measures.

    Article energy conservation and development simultaneously, development strategy of energy saving in the first place, overall planning, government guidance and market regulation, technology advancement, the participation of the whole society.

Fourth of municipal, district and County (City) Government energy efficiency should be incorporated into the national economic and social development planning, organization and implementation of energy-saving medium-and long-term planning and annual plans, and to strengthen the analysis and evaluation of energy use.

    Energy saving medium-and long-term planning and annual plans, should include industrial energy efficiency, energy conservation, transportation, energy saving, energy efficiency of public institutions, commercial and business energy conservation, agriculture and rural energy and so on. Fifth of municipal, district and County (City) of development and reform in the administrative departments in charge of the area energy conservation management coordination and guidance, in accordance with the energy-saving work supervision and management within their respective jurisdictions.

City, district and County (City) energy management agency is responsible for the routine management of energy saving.

Industry and information technology, housing and urban-rural development, transport, agriculture and rural areas, of quality and technical supervision, industrial and commercial administrative departments within their respective areas of responsibility to perform associated with energy-saving functions of supervision and receive peer guidance in the development and reform of administration according to law.

    Related administrative departments commissioning energy management for their respective fields, industry energy-saving law enforcement, regulation, energy efficiency standards, energy-saving design specifications, supervise and inspect the situation and impose administrative penalties.

    Sixth of municipal, district and County (City) people's Governments and their related administrative departments should strengthen energy conservation propaganda and education work organizations carry out the education and training, popularizing energy-saving knowledge to enhance public awareness of energy conservation.

    Article seventh encourages and supports energy-saving science and technology research, development, demonstration and promotion, energy-saving technologies, promoting innovation and progress.

    Chapter II administration of energy conservation

    Eighth of municipal, district and County (City) people's Government shall, in accordance with relevant policies of the State, with local conditions, establishing and implementing scientific, complete and unified statistical, monitoring and evaluation system of energy-saving and consumption indicators included in the comprehensive evaluation system of economic and social development.

    Nineth of municipal people's Governments shall establish a responsibility system for energy-saving target of each district and County (City) people's Government, the Administration, and key energy-using units of the city goal completion and assessment of implementation of energy-saving measures, and publicize the assessment results.

Article tenth of the city's fixed asset investment project shall make energy-saving evaluation and review.

The city, district, County (City) development and reforming the administrative approval, approval and filing or nuclear report approval, fixed asset investment projects approved by the people's Governments at the same level, energy efficiency rating and review by the city, district and County (City) Administrative Department is responsible for the development and reform.

    In accordance with the relevant provisions of other relevant administrative departments to implement energy-saving evaluation and review, municipal, district and County (City) development and reform administrative departments should strengthen the guidance, coordination and supervision. 11th energy-saving review bodies received fixed-asset investment projects assessment report or energy-saving evaluation report form shall be commissioned in accordance with national institutions reviewed, forming review comments, and as an important basis for the energy review.

    Appraisal organized by the financial standards in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State.

    Article 12th energy production and business operation entity and energy-using units shall, in accordance with the relevant national regulations and standards, equipped with measuring instruments of energy, strengthened energy resources measure management and to ensure that energy measurement is accurate and reliable.

13th city administrations, energy management, shall, together with the Agency and other departments to establish a sound reflecting the energy of the city into, out, production, processing, transformation, consumption, market supply and demand of energy statistics index system, improve and standardize statistical methods to ensure that statistical data is true and complete.

    City administrations, energy management, shall, together with the institutions to report statistical data for audit and analysis, announced to the public on a regular basis of all districts and counties (cities), as well as information on energy consumption and energy-saving of major energy-consuming industries.

Article 14th municipal people's Government and the relevant administrative departments should improve policies and measures to promote the development of the energy conservation service industry, fostering energy conservation service industry.

    Support for energy services energy monitoring, energy auditing, energy efficiency rating, energy consulting, energy-saving design, certification, contract energy management services; encourage energy-saving service institutions to carry out energy-saving awareness and skills training, and provides energy-saving information, demonstration, and other public services. 15th energy saving service employed in the city shall apply to the municipal energy management record.

Municipal energy management agencies according to the record regularly publish lists of energy-saving services.

    Municipal energy management agencies should strengthen management of energy saving services, Guide Association of energy-saving service established service and establish energy conservation service industry Convention, establishing industry self-regulation mechanisms.

    Chapter III rational use and conservation of energy

    16th section using units shall comply with the relevant regulations of the State, in accordance with the principle of rational use of energy, energy management, reduction of energy consumption. 17th the city implement, key energy unit list management system.

Energy management, agencies shall, together with the relevant administrative departments, according to the annual energy use, regularly publish lists of key energy-using units.

Key energy-using units in these measures include:

(A) the total annual energy consumption more than 10000 tons of energy-using units;

(B) the competent authorities or designated by the provincial people's Government, the work in more than 5000 tonnes of total annual energy consumption of less than 10000 tons of energy-using units;

    (C) municipal energy management agencies specified more than 2000 tonnes of total annual energy consumption of less than 5000 tons of energy-using units.

18th, key energy-using units shall comply with the following provisions:

(A) the establishment of energy management, establish a sound energy management specialist is responsible for system and record the relevant administrative departments and energy regulatory agencies;

(B) organizational units of energy utilization report prepared and submitted to the municipal development and reform Administrative Department;

(C) the Organization to carry out the energy conservation planning and energy auditing, energy analysis and evaluation work;

(D) access to energy-saving training;

    (E) other provisions of the laws, regulations and rules.

19th of municipal development and reform, key energy unit, should be submitted to the Administrative Department of energy utilization review report.

    Energy-saving management system, energy-saving measures are not implemented, low energy efficiency of key energy-using units, municipal development and reform the Administrative Department shall conduct site surveys, organize and implement energy-using equipment energy efficiency testing, ordering implementation of an energy audit, and writing the car, rectification.

    20th industrial energy management, promotion of major energy-consuming industries of energy-saving technology, improve energy efficiency, promote energy saving and adjustment of industry structure, optimize the structure of energy.

    21st construction should strengthen construction planning, design and construction of energy-saving management, in accordance with the relevant provisions of using energy-efficient materials, technologies, products, and so on.

22nd enhance energy saving management, implement the strategy of public transport priority development, establish and improve the public transport system, guide and encourage people to take public transport and reducing energy consumption.

Encourage research and development, promotion, sale and use of high performance and low emissions cars and other energy-efficient transport.

    Encourage the development and promotion of clean fuel, oil and alternative fuel applications and efficient clean vehicles with Powertrain technology.

    Article 23rd promoting rural energy consumption restructuring, development and development of renewable energy, encouraging the use of energy-efficient appliances.

24th of municipal, district and County (City) people's Government organ Affairs administrative agency shall at the development and reform of the Administration, under the guidance of supervising and administrating the implementation and strengthening of public institutions and energy saving.

Public bodies should carry out the responsibility system for energy-saving goals, develop energy-saving, saving, solar terms, such as water-saving energy-saving targets and implementation of programmes, strengthen the management of metering and monitoring of energy consumption, to people's Government organs Authority submitted annual energy consumption and energy management status report.

Public institutions should be for existing office building, air conditioning, lighting, elevators, boiler for energy saving.

    Public bodies should give priority to purchase low energy consumption, low pollution, energy saving and environmental protection and clean energy vehicles.

    25th utilities and large buildings (structures) should use energy-efficient lighting products, hoist landscape lighting in accordance with regulations, strict control of landscape lighting energy consumption. Article 26th public buildings should strictly implement the indoor air temperature control requirements.

Indoor air temperature setting may not be lower than 26 degrees Celsius in summer, indoor air temperature shall not be higher than 20 degrees Celsius in winter.

    Hospitals and other places and has specific requirements for the temperature in the production units, indoor air temperature setting standards may not perform the first paragraph of this article, shall apply to the municipal energy management for registration.

27th hotels, hotels, shopping malls, theaters, stadiums and other public places shall be to implement energy management, choose energy-efficient products and equipment, using energy-efficient lighting products and energy-saving air conditioning system, and strengthen the inspection, repair and maintenance of energy equipment.

    Hotels, hotels, guest houses and other places should take measures to reduce the consumption of disposable commodities, ban offers disposable daily necessities.

28th no unit or individual is allowed to set minimum energy consumption or free-charge system.
Energy production and business operation entity shall be made to this unit staff and other residents free or provide energy products below the price set by the State.

Energy production and business operation entities shall be employees of the unit focused on residential energy consumption, energy management, and energy consumption data periodic reporting institutions.

    The fourth chapter improvement of energy saving technology and incentives

29th of municipal, district and County (City) people's Governments shall be energy-saving technology research and development as a focus for government investment in science and technology fields, support for research institutions, universities and other entities or individuals carry out scientific and technological research, development of energy-efficient products, energy-saving technology promotion, information and technology.

    Municipal energy management body shall, jointly with other administrative departments, organizations implement energy-saving demonstration units and key energy-saving projects to create jobs.

30th of municipal, district and County (City) people's Governments shall establish special funds for energy saving, and, pursuant to economic and social development and gradually increase the funding.

Energy saving special funds are mainly used for the following purposes:

(A) the research and development of energy-saving technologies;

(B) demonstration of energy-saving technologies and products;

(C) the implementation of key energy-saving projects;

(D) energy-saving awareness and training;

(E) energy conservation information service;

(F) Recognition Awards;

(G) development and promotion of new and renewable sources of energy;

(H) support contract energy management implementation of energy saving projects;

    (IX) other policy projects in need of support and there is a large energy-saving effectiveness.

    31st to encourage energy saving and energy management service contract model for using units provide diagnosis, design, renovation, operation, and management of integrated services.

    32nd energy-using units shall be encouraged and city, district and County (City) Government signed a voluntary energy conservation agreement, the use of advanced energy-saving technologies, energy consumption is reduced to a contract can limit the following.

    Fifth chapter energy saving inspection

33rd development and reform administrative departments should be on the energy production and business operation entity and energy-using units of laws, rules and regulations and energy saving standards for supervision and inspection, and urge them to strengthen energy conservation management and improve the efficiency of energy and resources, and to deal with related offences.

Energy saving supervision include:

(A) energy-using units establish target responsibility system, energy management systems and related implementation of energy saving measures;

(B) unit of energy measurement and implementation of the energy statistics system;

(C) using units established by the implementation of national and provincial comprehensive energy consumption, energy consumption per unit product and major energy-using equipment, such as energy efficiency standards;

(D) energy-saving evaluation and review of the implementation of the system of fixed asset investment projects;

(E) fixed assets investment projects for energy conservation in the design, construction, and use policy, standards for rational use of energy and energy conservation design of implementation;

(Vi) key used to submit units to carry out energy audits, energy utilization reporting appointed, sets energy management, energy management, energy-saving training and so on;

(VII) public buildings indoor temperature control air conditioning;

(H) the provisions relating to energy efficiency label products;

(I) the energy usage of energy production and management staff;

(J) energy-saving service agencies and record of service;

(11) the decorative landscape lighting energy utilities and large buildings;

    (12) the laws, regulations and other regulations should be implemented energy saving supervision and inspection matters.

    Article 34th energy conservation supervision can take the site supervision and inspection, supervision and inspection in writing, online real time supervision and inspection, and so on.

35th under any of the following circumstances, shall conduct supervision and inspection:

(A) using units due to technology or other reasons, resulting in major energy-consuming equipment, production effects or significant changes in the structure of energy consumption and energy conservation;

(B) according to reports or other sources, found that energy-using units were suspected to have breached the law, rules, regulations and mandatory standards;

(C) the need to identify energy-using units to implement corrective measures;

    (D) site supervision and examination should be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions.

Article 36th when on-site energy saving supervision and inspection, supervision and examination staff should have more energy-efficient, produce a valid certificate of administrative law enforcement and implementing energy saving supervision and inspection of the contents, methods and specific requirements to inform the unit of supervision and inspection.

    Conduct supervision and inspection, site supervision and examination shall be made.

Conduct supervision and inspection of the 37th article, you can take the following measures:

(A) the inspection, copies or extracts from supervision and inspection-related documents;

(B) were involved in supervision and inspection on supervision and inspection matters issue explanation and description;

(C) according to the need for such products, equipment, materials, such as videos, photographs;

    (D) the laws, regulations and other measures provided for in regulation.

Article 38th written inspection, supervision and inspection of the units being supervised and examined shall, in accordance with the provisions and time required to submit the appropriate information.

    Online supervision and inspection, energy units being supervised and examined shall be included in the energy monitoring system must not interfere or stop using the surveillance system.

    39th when implementing energy saving supervision and inspection, involving relevant equipment, facilities, inspection and testing of the products, articles, apart from the outside should be carried out by the administrative departments shall entrust a qualified institution.

    40th article of any units and individuals in violation of energy conservation laws, regulations, rules of behavior, have the right to complain to the development and reform of administrative departments and development and reform of the administration of the complaint should be promptly, or transferred to other administrative departments and relevant feedback to informants and complainants.

    The sixth chapter legal liability

    41st article violates these rules, People's Republic of China energy conservation law and other relevant laws, regulations and rules have been stipulated, in accordance with its provisions.

42nd of the related administrations, energy management, and agency staff in the management of any of the following circumstances, monitored by higher administrative authorities or authorities responsible shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

(A) disclose trade secrets, technical;

(B) use the convenience of duty ask for and accept other people's property, or seeking other interests;

(C) of dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism;

    (D) the other fails to perform or not perform management duties.

43rd of municipal energy management agencies specified more than 2000 tonnes of total annual energy consumption of less than 5000 tons of using units of any of the following acts by the municipal development and reform administrations rectification; fails to correct it, to the public:

(A) in violation of this article 18th item, not to set up an energy management positions, the appointed head of energy management as well as to relevant administrative departments, energy regulatory bodies, and for the record;

(Ii) violation of this second provision of article 18th, fails to submit reports on their energy use or inaccuracy in the content of the report;

    (C) in violation of these regulations article 19th, without any justified reason, refuses to apply the correction or rectification does not meet the requirements of.

    44th article in violation of the first paragraph of article 26th, public building owners or use the failed implementation of indoor air temperature control standards by the municipal development and reform administrations rectification; fails, be publicized to the community.

    45th article violates article 28th of the approach prescribed in the third paragraph, energy production and business operation entity is not submitted to the employees in this unit focus on residential energy consumption patterns and energy consumption data by the municipal development and reform administrations rectification; fails, be publicized to the community.

    Article 46th hindered administrative law enforcement personnel carrying out their duties, violation of the People's Republic of China Law on administrative penalties for public security, dealt with by the public security organs in accordance with the case constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    The seventh chapter by-laws 47th these measures shall come into force on June 16, 2011.