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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law of energy to make the Energy Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1998, nr. 20; 2000, no. 17; 2001, no. 12; 2005, 8, 13, 14; 2008. no no; 2009, 2., no. 14; Latvian journal, 2010, 82, 106 no; in 2011, 36, no 161; 2012, 186. no; 2014, 60 no; 2016, 37. No.) the amendments are as follows: 1. Article 1: Add to articles 4.1 and 4.2 of the point as follows: "41) Central aukstumapgād system — the cold source, transmission and distribution network of aukstumapgād and cooling energy required for the set of users who agreed to produce, transform, transport, distribute and consume energy for cooling; 42) central heating system-siltumavot, transmission and distribution of district heating and heat set, which matched the user produces, transforms, transmits, distributes and uses the heat; " Add to article 22.1, 22.2, to 22.3, 22.4, and 22.5 points by the following: "221) system of individual aukstumapgād: individual buildings of the aukstumapgād system composed of cooling equipment, cooling, or cooling of all building equipment used for cooling individual rooms in the building; 222) individual heating system, individual heating system of the building, which consists of heating equipment, which heated the entire building or heating equipment, which uses a separate heating system for the building of premises; 223) cogeneration: technological process where appropriate use simultaneously produces electricity and heat; 224) cogeneration equipment, facility, or equipment intended for the simultaneous production of electricity and heat in a single technological process. Cogeneration equipment does not include equipment which is used only for the production of heat or electricity production only; 225) produced electricity from cogeneration: electricity generated in a process linked to the useful heat, making calculations in accordance with the approved methodology; ". 2. To supplement the law with the 9.1 and 9.2 of the article as follows: "article 9.1 (1) the CHP is a technological equipment, premises and infrastructure, as specified in the simultaneous production of electricity and heat. (2) the CHP consists of one or more of the cogeneration plants, which are used in the operation of the auxiliary units and producing energy supply, waste drainage, electricity and heat transfer infrastructure, and other infrastructure. (3) in cogeneration units can be installed in equipment used for the production of heat only (for example, the ūdenssildām boilers, steam boilers) or only for the production of electricity. (4) the CHP equipment located in one address, considered one of the CHP. (5) low-power cogeneration units is the cogeneration unit, fitted with an electricity generating capacity of not more than one megawatt. (6) high efficiency cogeneration CHP that meets the following criteria: 1) production from cogeneration cogeneration installations provide primary energy savings of at least 10 percent in comparison to primary energy consumption for separate heat and power production; 2) production low-power cogeneration stations and mikrokoģenerācij plants, which allows any primary energy savings. Article 9.2 (1) Useful heat is the thermal cogeneration facility that produced to satisfy an economically justifiable demand for heat, heat, heat by the merchant sells the user at a price that meets one of the following conditions: 1) if the heating system operator license area there is only one manufacturer of heat, heat selling price is determined or approved by the Governor; 2) if the heating system operator license areas is more than one manufacturer of heat, heat sales price is lower than the cost of fuel one unit for production of heat boilers, using the same fuel used in boilers and cogeneration equipment, net efficiency not less than 92 percent using gas or liquid fuel, and no less than 80 percent using solid fuels. (2) If the merchant is a vertically integrated and at the same time dealing with heat generation, transmission and distribution, for the useful heat cogeneration facility to be recognised by all the heat produced. (3) the amount of the net heat not heat produced in separate ūdenssildām in pots or steam pots. " 3. the title of chapter IX be expressed by the following: "chapter IX heating and aukstumapgād system". 4. in article 46: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) heating or aukstumapgād can provide, the central heating or aukstumapgād system, individual heating or aukstumapgād system or local heating or aukstumapgād."; turn off the third; to supplement the article with the fourth and fifth by the following: "(4) the autonomous heat producer licensed in the heating transmission and distribution operators. (5) the CHP output of the calculation of primary energy savings and energy efficiency regulations laying down requirements for licensed or registered traders of energy supply in the possession of existing, centralised heating systems and their compliance with the testing procedures established by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 5. Turn off the 57 and 58 of the article. 6. turn off 72. in the first paragraph, the word "(fuel)" (fold). 7. Replace article 72.2, the word "fuel" with the words "oil". 8. Turn off the third sentence of article 72.3 of the word "(fuel)." 9. Replace article 73, the word "the" with the words "fuel oil". 10. Add to the informative reference to European Union directives, with paragraph 5 by the following: "(5)) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 the 2012/27/EU directives on energy efficiency, amending Directive 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directive 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC". The Parliament adopted the law of 3 March 2016. The President of the Parliament instead of the President i. Mūrniec Riga 2016 March 15.
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