On The Promotion Of The Use Of Energy From Renewable Sources

Original Language Title: privind promovarea utilizării energiei din surse regenerabile

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    The Parliament adopts this organic law.
This law creates a framework for the application of Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, amending and subsequently repealing directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC, published in the official journal of the European Union no. L 140 of 5 June 2009.


Chapter I.GENERAL PROVISIONSARTICLE 1 GENERAL Article. Purpose and objectives of the law this law aims at establishing a legal framework for the promotion and use of energy from renewable sources and sets binding national targets the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy, as well as the share of energy from renewable sources in final consumption of energy in transport. The law defines the rules concerning the support schemes, guarantees of origin, administrative procedures, access to producers of energy from renewable sources at meshes.
In article 2. Scope this law shall govern the regulatory field of energy from renewable sources, namely: the State Administration);
b calculation of weighting) renewable energy;
c) principles and objectives of the State policy in the field of renewable energy;
d touch) the arrangements for national targets;
e) conditions for the integration of renewable energy sources in the national energy system;
f) conditions of operation of the generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity from renewable sources, biogas and biofuel;
g) support schemes for renewable energy sources;
h) modalities for information on renewable energy sources;
I) main directions of collaboration in the field concerned.
Article 3. Notions for purposes of this law, the following terms shall mean: boilers-liquid or gaseous fuel for transport produced from biomass. A mix of biofuel and a fossil fuel in proportions determined by normative acts in the field, shall be considered as biofuel;
solid-solid biofuel produced directly or indirectly from biomass;
biogas-gas fuel produced from biomass, which can be used as fuel for energy production or that can be purified to be brought to the quality parameters of natural gas;
bioliquids-liquid fuel produced from biomass, which is used for purposes other than energy for transportation, including for the production of electricity, heating and cooling energy intended;
biomass-the biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from agriculture (including vegetal and animal materials), forestry and related industries, as well as the biodegradable fraction of industrial and urban waste;
certificate of compliance has been issued in document-based certification rules, which demonstrates the truthful fact that biofuel, properly identified, shall conform to the standards or other normative documents in the field;
     gross final consumption of energy-energy products supplied for purposes of the energy industry, transport, domestic services, including public services, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, including the consumption of electricity and heat in the production of electricity and heat, as well as technological and consumption losses of electricity and heat in electrical networks and in thermal networks;
the maximum share of capacity-the total amount of installed power of power plants, which use the same type of technology for the production of electricity from renewable sources, admitted at national level for the implementation of the aid system in question, for each type of technology for the production of electricity from renewable sources;
aerotermală energy-energy stored in the form of heat in the ambient air;
renewable energy-energy produced by harnessing renewable sources, i.e. wind, solar energy, geothermal energy, aerotermală, hydro-electricity, biomass, biogas, gas from the fermentation of waste (the gas deposit) and gas installations arising from waste water treatment plants;
electricity from renewable sources-electricity produced by power plants using only renewable energy sources, as well as a share of electricity produced from renewable energy power plants and hybrid that uses fossil fuel. Electricity generated in hydroelectric power plants with accumulation of water previously pumped upwards is not considered renewable electricity;
geothermal energy-energy stored in form of heat beneath the surface of solid land;
guarantee of origin-electronic document issued for the purpose of demonstrating that the final consumer an amount of electricity supplied was produced from renewable sources of energy;
centralized heating or cooling-distribution of thermal energy in the form of steam, hot water or chilled liquids, from a central source of production through a network to multiple buildings or locations to be used for heating or cooling the premises or in the industrial processes for heat or cooling;
limit of capacity-the amount of installed power of power plant, established, depending on the technology used to produce electricity from renewable energy sources in order to support schemes for delimitation of applicability;
manufacturer of boilers-a legal entity that produces and sells boilers in accordance with the conditions laid down in the laws and other normative acts in the field;
eligible producer-producer of electricity from renewable sources, which obtained the right to purchase the entire volume of electricity delivered to the electric networks at prices/tariffs established in accordance with this law;
schema support-any instrument, scheme or mechanism applied for promoting the use of energy from renewable sources by reducing the cost of this energy, increasing the price at which it can be sold, or increasing, by means of obligations relating to renewable energy or otherwise, the volume purchased for this kind of energy;
RMS-the amount of the reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases for some or for all phases of a specific production process of biofuel;
typical value-the estimated value of representative gas emissions with greenhouse effect for a particular Department's biofuel production;
default-value derived from a typical value by applying factors predeterminaţi and which may be used in place of the actual values.
Article 4. Legal framework (1) activities in the field of renewable energy are covered by this law, other legislative and regulatory acts, as well as of the relevant international treaties to which Moldova is a party.
(2) where an international treaty to which the Republic of Moldova is a party contain provisions other than those stipulated in this law, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.


Chapter IIPRINCIPIILE and OBJECTIVES policy. ADMINISTRATIVE and REGULATORY POWERS in article 5. The principles of State policy in the field of renewable energy (1) the State policy in the field of energy from renewable sources is carried out within the sectoral programmes of State and local government, monitored by central specialized body of public administration in the field of energy.
(2) the State policy in the field of renewable energy is based on the following principles: (a) the national legislative framework) adjustment to European Union norms and standards;
b) promotion of energy from renewable sources by applying the support schemes in accordance with this law;
(c) exercise of State Administration) in the field of renewable energy;
d) ensuring transparency in activities in this area under the present law;
(e) ensuring non-discriminatory access) networks;
provisioning f) natural and legal persons to information on production and use of energy from renewable sources;
g) provision of information and education of the public regarding the production and use of energy from renewable sources;
h) overseeing the process of cultivation and use of genetically modified plant varieties intended for the production of biofuel and biofuel in the closed technological cycle.
In article 6. The objectives of the State policy in the field of renewable energy (1) the objectives of the State policy in the field of renewable energy are the following: (a) the diversification of primary energy resources);
b) achievement of a great proportion of energy from renewable sources by at least 17% in gross final consumption of energy in 2020, calculated in accordance with this law;

c) achievement of a great proportion of energy from renewable sources by at least 10% of the final consumption of energy in transport in 2020, calculated in accordance with this law;
(d) promotion of cooperation between the authorities) local and Central Government;
e) security, health and protection of labour in the production of energy from renewable sources;
f) promoting the use of energy from renewable sources;
g) promoting research and scientific and technical cooperation at the national and international level, the implementation of good practices for the promotion of the use of results of scientific and technical development in the field of renewable energy;
h) ensuring communication and inform the public about renewable energy.
(2) other objectives of State policy in the field of energy from renewable sources shall be laid down in the national action plan in the field of renewable energy, approved by the Government.
Article 7. Calculating the share of energy from renewable sources (1) gross final consumption of energy from renewable sources shall be calculated as the sum of the following: (a) gross final consumption) of electricity from renewable sources;
b) gross final consumption of renewable energy for heating and cooling;
c) final consumption of energy from renewable sources in transport.
(2) in calculating the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy, biogas, electricity from renewable sources and hydrogen from renewable sources shall be taken into account once only.
(3) Biofuels and bioliquids that do not meet the criteria of sustainability, established in accordance with this law, shall not be taken into consideration when calculating the share of energy from renewable sources.
(4) when calculating the gross final consumption of electricity from renewable sources is not taken into account the electricity produced by Hydro with reservoir water previously pumped upwards. In the case of hybrid power plants that use renewable and conventional energy, consider only the part of electricity produced from renewable sources. The purpose of these calculations, the contribution of each source of energy shall be calculated on the basis of its energy content.
(5) gross final consumption of energy from renewable sources for heating and cooling shall be calculated as the sum of the amount of energy which is intended for warming and cooling of the centralized, produced from renewable sources, and additional consumption of energy from renewable sources in industry, in the domestic sector, the provision of services, in agriculture, forestry and fisheries for the purpose of the heating, cooling and processing. In the case of hybrid plants that use renewable and conventional energy sources shall be taken into account only that part intended for heating and cooling produced from renewable sources. The purpose of these calculations, the contribution of each source of energy shall be calculated on the basis of its energy content.
(6) in calculating the gross final consumption of energy from renewable sources for heating and cooling energy produced from geothermal heat pumps shall be taken into account provided that the final energy generated to exceed significantly the primary energy used for commissioning heat pumps.
(7) the thermal energy generated by passive energy systems, under which low energy consumption is achieved passively through building design or from heat generated with the use of energy from non-renewable sources, shall not be taken into account in calculating the gross final consumption of energy from renewable sources for heating and cooling.
(8) the energy Content of transport fuels, specified in the annex. 2, account shall be taken as laid down in that annex.
(9) final consumption of energy from renewable sources in transport shall be calculated by the specialized central body of public administration in the field of transport in accordance with the regulations approved by the Government and with art. 8 of this law.
(10) the share of energy from renewable sources shall be calculated as the ratio between the gross final consumption of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy from all energy sources, expressed as a percentage.
(11) in order to calculate gross final consumption of energy in order to measure compliance with national objectives and indicative trajectory laid down in the annex. 1, the amount of energy consumed in aviation sector as a proportion of gross final consumption of energy, it is assumed to be not greater than 6,18%.
(12) the methodology and definitions used in the calculation of the share of energy from renewable sources must be in accordance with the rules of the energy statistics adopted by the Government.
Article 8. Calculating the share of energy from renewable sources in final consumption of energy in transport (1) the share of energy from renewable sources in final consumption of energy in transport shall be calculated as the ratio between final consumption of energy from renewable sources for all types of transport and total final consumption of energy in transport.
(2) in calculating the total final consumption of energy in transport is taken into account only gasoline, diesel and biofuels consumed for transportation by road and rail, as well as electricity consumed by electric means of transport.
(3) in the calculation of final consumption of energy from renewable sources in transport shall take into account all types of energy from renewable sources consumed by all types of transport.
(4) when calculating the amount of renewable electricity consumed by electric vehicles, this is considered to be of 2.5 times the energy content of electric energy from renewable sources consumed.
(5) in calculating the amount of energy from renewable sources consumed by all types of transport, energy content of biofuels produced from wastes, residues, non-food cellulosic material origin and lignocelulozice material is multiplied by 2.
(6) for the implementation of this article, the main importers of oil products are obliged to submit quarterly energy efficiency agency and the National Agency for energy regulation, on paper and in electronic form, information for the previous quarter in respect of the quantities of biofuels use in combination with the main petroleum products imported petroleum products market.
Article 9. National action plan in the field of renewable energy (1) the specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy shall prepare national action plan in the field of renewable energy, which stipulates the objectives of national laws relating to the share of electricity from renewable sources of energy from renewable sources in transport, energy from renewable sources for heating and cooling in 2020.
(2) in the preparation of the national plan of action in the field of renewable energy taking into account the impact of the measures undertaken to promote energy efficiency on the final energy consumption and introduced or proposed by any natural or legal person, the measures taken to achieve the objectives set, including national socio-economic development, the cooperation between the Central and local public authorities, statistical transfers or joint projects planned the national development policies of the existing biomass resources and mobilise new biomass sources intended to be used for various purposes, as well as measures to be taken to meet the requirements of this Act.
(3) the process of elaboration of the national plan of action in the field of energy from renewable sources shall include an assessment of the need for infrastructure development of centralized heating and cooling, in order to reach the target for the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy.
(4) except where otherwise decided by the Government, upon the proposal of the central body of the public administration specialist in energy, changes the national action plan in the field of energy from renewable sources in the event that the share of energy from renewable sources falls below the indicative trajectory in the immediately preceding period of two years referred to in the annex. 1. The draft national action plan changed in the field of energy from renewable sources shall be submitted to the Government until 30 June of the following year and sets the appropriate and proportionate measures to achieve, within a reasonable period, the indicative trajectory referred to.
(5) the amendment of the national action plan in the field of renewable energy taking into account all of the assessments made pursuant to article 4. 17 para. (3) and paragraphs 2 and 3. (4) and include an assessment of the need for updated infrastructure development of centralized heating and cooling, in order to reach the target for the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy.


Chapter IIIADMINISTRAREA of STATE in article 10. Government Government Powers:

the priority directions and) sets out the objectives of the State policy in the field of renewable energy;
b) determines how the organisation and management of the activity in the field of renewable energy;
c) approve national action plan in the field of renewable energy prepared by the specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy;
d) establishes mechanisms, support schemes and incentives for achieving the objectives of State policy in the field of renewable energy;
e) establishes, approves, and update, when necessary, limits capacity and maximum rates of capacity for the application of the support schemes referred to in article 1. 34;
f) establishes the necessary measures to achieve the objective within the renewable energy in accordance with the indicative trajectory laid down in the annex. 1;
g) organizes tenders for providing the status of eligible producer in accordance with art. 35;
h) designates the central provider of electricity, in accordance with article 5. 30. i) sets out to firms in the energy sector obligations clearly defined, transparent, non-discriminatory and verifiable criteria relating to renewable energy, under conditions set by law;
j) approve the regulation on confirming the status of eligible producer for people who hold or are in possession of power stations with a combined power output not exceeding the limit of capacity laid down under (b). e);
k) approves for the conduct of auctions to producer status to eligible persons who hold or are in possession of power stations with a combined wattage higher than the limit of capacity laid down under (b). e);
l) approves the regulations under this law.
Article 11. Competencies of the central public administration specialist in energy specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy: a) national action plan elaborates on energy from renewable sources and proposed to the Government for approval;
b) draw up support schemes and measures in the field of renewable energy and propose to the Government for approval;
c) develops the regulations referred to in article 1. 10 lit. j) and (k));
d) develops programs and agreements necessary for the work of the Fund for energy efficiency in accordance with the normative acts;
e) monitors the performance of measures taken to achieve the objectives in the field of renewable energy.
Article 12. The powers of the central organ of public administration specialty in the field of environmental protection is the central body of the public administration specialist in the field of environmental protection: to draw up the regulation on criteria) of sustainability for biofuels, the procedure for the verification of compliance with the sustainability criteria in the production of biofuels, also develops the methodology for calculating the impact of biofuel on the emission of greenhouse gases;
b) monitors the attainment in the field of sustainability criteria for biofuels, the application procedure for the verification of compliance with the sustainability criteria to biofuels production, as well as the application of the methodology for calculating the impact of biofuel on the emissions of greenhouse gases.
Article 13. The tasks of the Agency for energy efficiency (1) energy efficiency agency: a) shall, in cooperation with local public authorities, public information programmes on the benefits and practical aspects of the development and use of energy from renewable sources;
b) assists the information concerning the consultative and support measures for consumers, builders, installers, architects and suppliers of equipment and systems for heating, cooling and electricity and of vehicles compatible with the use of energy from renewable sources;
c) provides information to the public regarding the availability and advantages of different sources of energy for transport;
d) promotes the use of heating and cooling from renewable energy sources in the planning of infrastructure;
e) promotes the installation of the equipment and systems for the use of electricity, heating and cooling from renewable energy sources in the planning, designing, building and renovating industrial or residential areas;
f) provides information, in particular urbaniştilor and architects about the optimal combination of renewable energy sources, technologies with increased efficiency, centralised heating and cooling when planning, designing, building and renovating industrial or residential areas;
g) activities related to certification system referred to in article 1. 23;
h) shall ensure that the equipment and systems installers about certification and/or qualification schemes established in accordance with article 5. 23;
I) confirms the status of eligible producer in accordance with the regulation referred to in article 1. 10 lit. (j));
j) develops and maintains a register of eligible producers in accordance with article 5. 37 para. (6);
k) provides information to the public in accordance with cap. Vi. (2) for the purposes of exercising the powers provided for by this law, the energy efficiency Agency cooperates, in particular by providing mutual information with specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy, with the regulatory authorities in the field, with the national body for accreditation bodies, conformity assessment with other authorities and public institutions.
Article 14. The tasks of the National Agency for energy regulation (1) National Agency for energy regulation: a) develops and approves the regulatory acts necessary for regulating legal relations between participants in the renewable energy market, including the regulation relating to guarantees of origin, in accordance with this law;
b) issued licenses to produce electricity from renewable sources, thermal energy from renewable sources to produce biogas to be delivered in natural gas networks and for producing biofuel to be procured by the main importers of petroleum products;
c) develops mandatory clauses of the contract for the purchase of electricity and thermal energy produced from renewable sources as well as biofuel;
(d) method of sharing) between participants in the electricity market of energy purchased by central electricity provider under the conditions set out in the electricity market rules approved by the Agency; 
e) determines the allocation of quotas among importers of petroleum products the main biofuel volumes to be purchased from manufacturers in accordance with this law;
f) ceiling prices for Government proposes its electrical power from renewable sources that will be used to organize auctions, as well as associated calculations made on the basis of production technology;
g) establishes and approves rates for eligible producers referred to in article 1. 10 lit. j) (2) ceiling Prices and fixed rates referred to in paragraph 1. (1) (a). f) and (g)) shall be calculated in accordance with the methodology approved by the National Agency for energy regulation, for each type of technology for the production of electricity from renewable sources, using data from international practice concerning the life of the plant, investment costs, the costs of maintenance and exploitation of the plant, the rate of return on investment, determined on the basis of the weighted average cost method of capital , and depending on the volume of electricity that is planned to be produced.
Article 15. The duties of the State Energy Inspectorate the Inspectorate of State Energy supervision over compliance with the rules, regulations, laws, normative-technical and safety rules to the installation, operation and exploitation of boilers, furnaces, stoves, biomass-based solar photovoltaic systems and solar thermal systems, shallow geothermal depth and heat pumps.
Article 16. Powers of Central and local public authorities in the sphere of construction (1) is the central body of the public administration specialist in construction, in cooperation with local governments, proposes or introduce, where appropriate, changes in regulations and building codes, measures required to increase the share of energy from renewable sources.

(2) rules of construction codes, Central and local public authorities promote the use of equipment and heating and cooling systems-based renewable energy achieves a significant reduction in energy consumption and shall take the necessary measures to promote equipment and systems that meet the requirements of article 4(1)(f). 24. (3) Central and local public Authorities shall take the necessary measures to ensure that new public buildings and those undergoing major refurbishment meet minimum energy performance requirements in accordance with the normative acts in the field.
(4) Central and local public Authorities published annually on their official web pages, information on the fulfilment of minimum energy performance requirements.
Article 17. Powers of Central and local public authorities with regard to centralized heating and cooling (1) Central and local public Authorities include heating and cooling from renewable energy sources in the planning of infrastructure, taking into account economic and technical feasibility.
(2) planning, designing, building and renovating industrial or residential areas, Central and local public authorities shall ensure the installation of the natural and legal persons responsible for the equipment and systems for the use of electricity from renewable sources for heating and cooling from renewable sources of energy.
(3) in order to achieve the objectives of the State policy in the field of renewable energy, local governments assess the need of service status is issued, public sector enterprises of the respective heating. This evaluation shall be communicated to the central body of the public administration specialist in energy and is taken into account in the preparation or modification of the national action plan in the field of renewable energy.
(4) local governments shall cooperate with the specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy, in accordance with article 5. 9 para. (2) in order to assess the advisability of the construction of a new infrastructure of heating and cooling from renewable sources of energy.
(5) on the basis of the assessment referred to in paragraph 1. (4) specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy, in coordination with the local public authorities, draw up support schemes or other measures for the development of heating and cooling infrastructure centralized biomass, solar energy, geothermal and propose to the Government for approval.
Article 18. The tasks of the Agency for consumer protection Consumer Protection Agency carried out supervision of solid biofuel market in accordance with the regulation on solid biofuel, approved by the Government.
Article 19. The energy efficiency Fund (1) energy efficiency fund is a legal person independent and autonomous from a financial standpoint, settlement accounts in banks and a seal with its name and operate in accordance with the legislation in force and on the basis of the regulation on the organisation and operation of the energy efficiency fund, approved by the Government.
(2) the main objective of an energy efficiency fund is attracting and managing financial resources in order to finance and implement projects in the field of energy efficiency and of renewable sources of energy in accordance with the strategies and programmes developed by the Government.
(3) the financial resources of the Fund for energy efficiency in interest-bearing accounts, opened in a bank or in many commercial banks operating in the territory of the Republic of Moldova.


Chapter IVPROCEDURI LICENSING, ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORIZATION and CERTIFICATION in article 20. General requirements (1) Licences in the field of energy from renewable sources shall be issued in accordance with the procedure laid down in the law on regulation through licensing of entrepreneurial activity and in special laws.
(2) documents required for the taking up and pursuit of the activity in the field of energy from renewable sources shall be issued by the public authorities on the basis of rules which are objective, transparent, proportionate and non-discriminatory.
(3) facilitation of licensing, approval and certification, energy efficiency agency is proposing, as appropriate, the specialized body of the central public administration in the field of energy and to amend the regulatory framework under consideration.
Article 21.  Activities for which licensing is (1) the production of electricity from renewable sources, thermal energy production from renewable sources, producing biogas to be delivered to the networks of natural gas and biofuel production to be procured by the main importers of petroleum products are subject to licensing.
(2) the production of electricity from renewable sources is conducted based on a license to produce electricity, issued by the National Agency for energy regulation pursuant to the provisions of the law on electricity. The license to produce electricity can be obtained by the applicant, on request, until the construction of the power plant, at the presentation of all the documents referred to in the law on electricity, except for the document which confirms that he has the power plant. In this case, if within 2 years after the licensing license holder has not completed the construction of the power plant, the licence issued shall retire from Office by the decision of the Agency.
(3) the thermal energy production from renewable sources is conducted based on a license issued by the National Agency for energy regulation pursuant to the provisions of the law on the promotion of cogeneration and heat. The license for the production of thermal energy can be obtained from the applicant, on request, until the construction of the boiler, the presentation of all the documents referred to in the law on the promotion of cogeneration and heat, except for the document which confirms that he has the heating system. In this case, if within 2 years after the licensing license holder has not completed the construction of the boiler, the licence issued shall retire from Office by the decision of the Agency.
(4) heating power plants in cogeneration mode operates based on a license to produce electricity.
(5) the activity of biogas to be delivered in natural gas networks is carried out based on a license for production of natural gas, issued by the National Agency for energy regulation pursuant to the provisions of the law on natural gas. The license for the production of biogas to be delivered to the networks of natural gas can be obtained by the applicant, on request, until the construction of the production facility, the presentation of all the documents referred to in the law on natural gas, with the exception of the document which confirms that the production facility has. In this case, if within 2 years after the licensing license holder has not completed the construction of the production facility, the licence issued shall retire from Office by the decision of the Agency.
(6) the activity of producing biofuel to be procured by the main importers of petroleum products is carried out on the basis of a license issued by the National Agency for energy regulation to persons who satisfy the following conditions: a) are registered in Moldova, presents confirmation document to this effect and are not in the insolvency proceedings;
b financial report) presents for the preceding year, in the case of a legal person who is acting, or extract from the bank account, if the initiating business.
(7) the license for the production of biofuel may be obtained by the applicant, on request, until the construction of the plant for the production of biofuel, the presentation of all the documents referred to in paragraph 1. (6). In this case, if within 2 years after the licensing license holder has not completed the construction of a plant for the production of biofuel, the licence issued shall retire from Office by the decision of the National Agency for energy regulation.

(8) the issue of licences for the types of activities specified in paragraphs 1 and 2. (1) of this article, the renewal of their licences, the issue of keeping, duplicates, the suspension and resumption of validity of the licences, as well as the withdrawal of such licences shall be carried out in accordance with the procedures laid down in the law on regulation through licensing of entrepreneurial activity. The time limit for the examination of statements concerning the issue of licences for carrying out activities in the field of renewable energy and for the prolongation of their validity is 15 calendar days.
(9) the period of validity of licences for the types of activities referred to in paragraph 1. (1) is 25 years old.
Article 22. The technical means and devices which operate on the basis of solid biofuel boilers (1) the technical means and devices that, in conformity with the technical documentation attached, consumes at least a type of solid biofuel boilers or times a mix with fossil belonging to the category of technical means and devices that operate on the basis of solid biofuels or biofuel.
(2) performance characteristics on the basis of solid biofuel boilers or the technical means and devices are confirmed by documents issued by the manufacturer of such technical means and devices.
(3) the technical means and devices can be reassembled to ensure their functioning on the basis of solid biofuel boilers, or in compliance with environmental requirements and security.
(4) technical resources and modernisation of the devices in accordance with paragraph 1. (3) it is confirmed by documents issued by the operator who has executed the retooling.
Article 23. The system of certification in the field of renewable energy (1) the system of certification in the field of renewable energy is based on criteria equivalent to EU standards.
(2) the installers of boilers, furnaces or stoves and biomass, solar photovoltaic systems and solar thermal systems, shallow geothermal depth and heat pumps, with a capacity not exceeding 50 kilowatts, it is certified in accordance with the procedure laid down in the regulation approved by the Government.
(3) Regulation mentioned in paragraph 1. (2) must contain the mandatory requirements in relation to installers of boilers, furnaces or stoves and biomass, solar photovoltaic systems and solar thermal systems, shallow geothermal and heat pumps, depth, checking by the State Energy Inspectorate has the equipment and systems installed, and the procedures for recognition of certification carried out by the Member States of the European Union and by the Contracting Parties of the Energy Community Treaty.
Article 24. The technical requirements in the field of renewable energy (1) the specialized central body of public administration in the field of energy defines the technical requirements for the equipment and systems that produce energy from renewable sources in order to benefit from support schemes.
(2) The elaboration of technical requirements take account of national standards, including eco-labels, energy labels and other technical reference systems established by the standardisation bodies.
(3) in the case of biomass, will use technology transformation with an efficiency of at least 85% for household and commercial sector and at least 70% for industrial sector. To assess the efficiency of processing technologies will take into account EU standards.
In article 25. Ensuring the quality of electricity and heat from renewable, biogas and biofuel Quality renewable electricity, thermal energy from renewable, biogas to be delivered to the networks of natural gas and biofuel to be procured by the main importers of petroleum products is ensured in accordance with the technical requirements and quality indicators established in accordance with the rules on production , distribution and consumer technology, as well as under special laws.
Article 26. Quality solid biofuel (1) solid Biofuel placed on the market must comply with the quality requirements laid down in the regulation on solid biofuel.
(2) Placing on the market of solid biofuel is made only with possession of information regarding the quality of the product (label).


Chapter VPRODUCEREA and MARKETING of ENERGY PRODUCED FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES. NETWORK ACCESS in article 27. Obligations of producers of energy from renewable sources (1) producers of renewable electricity and heat energy producers that use renewable, fossil fuels also keep track of the amount of energy produced for each type of source.
(2) Producers of electricity from renewable sources, the manufacturers of heat from renewable sources, producers of biogas to be delivered in natural gas networks and manufacturers of boilers to be procured by the main importers of oil products produce electricity, thermal energy, biogas and biofuel in accordance with indicators under special laws.
Article 28. Network access (1) Producers of electricity from renewable sources and non-discriminatory access to the networks at regulated rates, based on non-discriminatory, transparent and predictable costs, calculated and approved in accordance with the law on electricity.
(2) producers of biogas to be delivered to the networks of natural gas non-discriminatory access to the networks and regulated natural gas rates published, non-discriminatory, cost-based, transparent and predictable, calculated and approved in accordance with the law on natural gas.
(3) connection of power plants that use renewable energy and biogas plants that are to be delivered in natural gas networks shall be carried out in an objective, transparent and non-discriminatory manner, in accordance with the deadlines, conditions and procedures laid down in the law on electricity, the law on natural gas and the regulations drawn up and approved by the National Agency for energy regulation.
(4) in order to ensure efficient access to networks, network operators are obliged to give applicants enough information about the connection, including information on: (a) why it is estimated) costs to be incurred in connection with the connection;
b connection);
c) network expansion planning in that area.
(5) the costs of the construction of the facility through which connection is made between the power station that uses renewable energy sources and electric networks or of the biogas plant to be delivered to the networks of natural gas and natural gas networks shall be borne by the applicant, the conditions laid down in a non-discriminatory and transparent manner, in accordance with the law on electricity , The law on natural gas and according to regulations drawn up and approved by the National Agency for energy regulation.
(6) If for connecting power plant that uses renewable energy or biogas plant to be shipped into natural gas networks is necessary to extend power grids or natural gas network operators carry out the extension in accordance with the law on electricity, with the law on natural gas and with the regulations drawn up and approved by the National Agency for energy regulation also supports the costs of enlargement, which are included in the price provided that investment plans have been approved by the Agency.
(7) In accordance with the law on electricity transmission network operator and system and distribution network operators are obliged to give priority to renewable electrical energy when dispatching generating capacities for the production of electrical energy in so far as it is not affected the safety of the operation of the power system.
(8) If, in order to ensure the security of power system and the security of supply of electricity, measures have been taken concerning the limitation of the use of renewable sources of energy, operator of the transmission network and the system is obliged to inform the National Agency for energy regulation on measures undertaken and indicate the corrective measures it intends to take in order to preîntîmpinării some caveats.
Article 29. Basic conditions for the marketing of electricity from renewable sources

                         and biofuel (1) central electricity Supplier purchases from eligible producers the entire volume of electricity from renewable sources delivered in the electrical networks at prices/tariffs established in accordance with this law.
(2) electricity suppliers are obliged to purchase electricity from the supplier on a monthly basis, the central electricity tariff approved by the National Agency for Regulations in energetics and volumes calculated according to the terms determined by the Agency, in accordance with the rules of the electricity market. In determining the share-parts, National Agency for energy regulation will take into account the shares owned by electricity suppliers on the market. Eligible customers who consume electricity produced exclusively from fossil fuels are obliged to purchase electricity from the supplier on a monthly basis, the central electricity tariff approved by the National Agency for Regulations in energetics and volumes calculated according to the proportion of the eligible customer of total consumption of electricity in the country.
(3) main importers of oil products are obliged to purchase from producers of biofuel boilers, in compliance with the quotas laid down by the National Agency for energy regulation, provided that the prices proposed by biofuel producers do not exceed the average import price of petroleum products monthly, corresponding main published by the Agency on its website. The establishment of boilers to be purchased by importers of petroleum products, the National Agency for energy regulation will take into account the import quotas held by them on the oil products market.
(4) Commercialization of biofuel is made with the presentation of the certificate of conformity.
(5) the main Importers of oil products, which sells gasoline and diesel to the territory of the Republic of Moldova are obliged to ensure compliance of the contents of mixtures of fuels delivered to the rules established by the normative acts in the field.
Article 30. The central provider of electricity (1) central electricity Provider has been designated by the Government.
(2) the central electricity Provider has the following obligations: a) conclude contracts to purchase electricity from eligible renewable sources with the producers, in accordance with draft agreements prepared by the National Agency for energy regulation, and acquire from them the entire volume of electricity delivered to the electrical grids, those set prices/in accordance with this law;
b) requiring producers of electricity from renewable sources to present forecasts annual, monthly, weekly, and on the next day of electricity volumes to be delivered to the electricity, the electricity market rules;
c) collects and aggregates the forecasts concerning the production of electricity from renewable sources received from eligible producers, lays down the volumes of electricity to be supplied to the electrical networks the following day and daily communicates this information transmission network operator and system operators and/or distribution networks, as appropriate;
d) calculates the monthly average price of electricity purchased and presents the National Agency for energy regulation that information on the conditions and within the time limits laid down therein;
e) based on the information submitted by the operator and the transmission network system and distribution network operators shall determine the monthly volumes of electricity to be purchased from each supplier of electricity and each eligible customer that consumes electricity produced exclusively from fossil fuels, according to the quotas owned electricity market and presents National Agency for energy regulation that information on the conditions and within the time limits laid down therein;
f) conclude contracts for the supply of electricity with renewable electricity suppliers, both at regulated tariffs, and non-regulated, and with eligible customers who consume electricity produced exclusively from fossil-fuel prices approved by the National Agency for energy regulation;
g) contract for purchase of electricity in order to cover imbalances that can be inflicted in the electrical networks in connection with the delivery of electricity from renewable sources;
h) transferring electricity suppliers guarantees of origin, corresponding to the amount of electricity distributed, in accordance with this law;
I) National Agency presents energy regulation, under the conditions and within the time limits laid down by the latter, the information requested in connection with work carried out in accordance with this law.
Article 31. Guarantees of origin (1) origin of electrical energy from renewable sources through the guarantees of origin issued by power grid operator.
(2) Guarantees of origin shall be issued, transferred and cancelled electronically, in accordance with objective, transparent and non-discriminatory. The procedure for the issuance, transfer, cancellation and use a guarantee of origin, the application form for issuing a guarantee of origin and form of the guarantee of origin shall be determined in the implementing rules drafted and approved by the National Agency for energy regulation.
(3) the network operator shall issue the guarantee of origin, at the request of the producer of electricity from renewable sources, after a producer surveys, with the purpose of confirmation of the truth of the fact that the electricity is produced from renewable energy sources.
(4) a guarantee of origin is issued by the network operator no later than 30 calendar days from the date of receipt of the request from the producer of electricity from renewable sources. For every unit of electricity from renewable sources (1 megawatt-hour) shall not be issued more than one guarantee of origin, so that the same unit of electricity from renewable energy to be calculated only once.
(5) a guarantee of origin must contain accurate data, to be safe, you cannot defraud and specify at least the following: a) the energy source from which the electricity was produced, and the time of production (initial and final date date);
b) the identity, location, type and capacity of production facility where electricity was produced;
c) if and to what extent the manufacturer has benefited from support for investing in production plant, whether and to what extent the manufacturer has benefited in any way from a national support scheme for the production of a unit of electricity, and the type of support scheme concerned;
d) date on which the production facility was put into operation;
(e) the date and country of issue), a unique identification number.
Article 32. The use and recognition of home warranties (1) Guarantees of origin may be used by electricity suppliers within a period of 12 months from the date of the establishment of adequate electricity. After use, the guarantees of origin shall be cancelled.
(2) Guarantees of origin issued by the network operator at the request of an eligible producer shall be transferred by the producer eligible central electricity supplier. The central provider of electricity electricity providers transfer the guarantees of origin corresponding to the amount of electricity distributed them, under the present law. Guarantees of origin corresponding to volumes of electricity from renewable sources, which have been purchased by eligible customers shall be submitted by the central electricity provider eligible and shall be cancelled.
(3) electricity suppliers can use the guarantees of origin, transferred by the central provider of electricity to final customers prove the contribution of renewable energy source to the overall structure.
(4) the guarantees of origin may not be used for justification to achieve the objective set out in national renewable energy.
(5) the guarantees of origin issued by the authorities of the Member States of the European Union and the authorities of the Contracting States of the Energy Community Treaty can be subject to the procedure of recognition under this law and in accordance with regulation elaborated and approved by the National Agency for energy regulation. To this end, a participant in the electricity market submitted to the National Agency for energy regulation for the recognition of origin guarantees in the territory of the Republic of Moldova, provided that their recognition is sought in order to demonstrate that the whole final consumer electricity or a part thereof is produced from renewable sources.

(6) the National Agency for energy regulation shall, within 30 calendar days, the application referred to in paragraph 1. (5) of this article and shall adopt the decision on recognition of a guarantee of origin issued by the authorities of the Member States of the European Union and the authorities of the Contracting States of the Energy Community Treaty only in case the guarantee of origin in question shall contain the information referred to in article 1. 31 para. (5) and if there are no reasonable grounds for refusal in relation to the accuracy, reliability or veracity thereof.
Article 33. Certificates of conformity (1) certifying the Authenticity of biofuel by a certificate of conformity issued by conformity assessment bodies.
(2) in order to benefit from the guarantees provided for in this law, the bio must comply with the criteria of sustainability. Sustainability criteria for biofuels, the procedure for the verification of compliance with the sustainability criteria to biofuels production, as well as the methodology for calculating the impact of biofuel on the emission of greenhouse gases will be set out in regulations approved by the Government.
(3) the methodology for calculating the impact of biofuel on the emission of greenhouse gases must contain a list of typical values, default values, the default values for cultivation, disaggregated data processing, transport and distribution of biofuels, as well as the conditions of use of those values in place of the actual values.
In article 34. Support scheme for the promotion of electricity from renewable sources (1) to promote the production and use of electrical energy from renewable sources shall apply to the following: (a) support scheme) fixed price, fixed in the invitation to tender, in accordance with art. 35, eligible producer who holds or is to hold power plants with a combined wattage higher than the limit of capacity established in accordance with article 4. 10 lit. e);
b) fixed amount established pursuant to article 5. 14, for an eligible producer who holds or is to hold power plants with a combined power output not exceeding the limit of the capacity established in accordance with article 4. 10 lit. (e)), but that is not less than 10 kilowatts.
(2) In accordance with this law, the status of eligible producer: a) electricity producers who won the bidding in terms of this law;
b) producers of electricity with the status of eligible producer confirmed under the terms of the present law.
Article 35. Tender for providing the status of eligible producer (1) In accordance with this law, the status of eligible producer shall offer to the producer who has won the tender for providing the status of eligible producer (hereinafter-auction).
(2) the auction shall be organised by the Government or at his decision, by a Government Commission in accordance with the regulation on conducting auctions to producer status.
3. the tendering procedure shall be based on objective, transparent and non-discriminatory. Tender documentation shall determine the terms and conditions, including prices, production capacity, construction bids, other criteria, conditions or requirements that may vary depending on the technology for the production of electricity from renewable sources. Notice concerning the invitation to tender shall be published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Moldova at least 2 months prior to the deadline for submission of tenders.
(4) in order to ensure transparency and non-discrimination principle, the tender documentation shall be placed on the website established by the organizer of the auction, and indicated in the notice concerning the invitation to tender. Tender documentation must contain an exhaustive list of the criteria that will be set according to the results of the auction, as well as the amount of the guarantee of the performance of the contract which shall not exceed 15% of the estimated value of the investment.
(5) the Organization, monitoring and control of the tendering procedure will be taken all measures to ensure the confidentiality of the information on offer.
(6) the auction can participate all interested persons meeting conditions and which meet the criteria of the auction. Can't attend the auction people who will build power stations with equipment used or new equipment manufactured by more than 36 months before the plant is put into operation. In the case of cogeneration installations, based on the use of biomass as fuel, are allowed to tender only technologies yield of at least 80%.
(7) where the potential producer of electricity from renewable sources has not obtained the status of eligible producer as a result of participation in the auction or has not participated in the auction, it is entitled to sell the electricity produced under conditions negotiated with participants in the electricity market.
(8) the status of eligible producer shall be paid to potential producers of electricity from renewable sources who provided the lowest trading price of electricity compared to the prices of ceiling established in accordance with this law and whose capacity does not exceed the cumulative installed capacity auctioned.
(9) the State Energy Inspectorate assist the Government or a governmental Commission in the establishment of technical standards, technical requirements and any other requirements applicable to the invitation to tender.
To in article 36. Procedure for confirmation of the status of eligible producer (1) In accordance with this law, the status of eligible producer is confirmed for the producer, holder or potential holder of power plant which satisfies all the conditions laid down in the regulation on the confirmation of the status of eligible producer and which has lodged the security performance of the contract, which shall not exceed 15% of the estimated value of the investment.
(2) the status of eligible producer is confirmed by the Agency for energy efficiency in accordance with the regulation concerning the confirmation of the status of eligible producer, approved by the Government.
(3) the procedure for the confirmation of the status of eligible producer shall be based on objective, transparent, non-discriminatory and on a first-come, first-served basis until quota is the maximum capacity.
(4) in the process of confirmation proceedings of the status of eligible producer shall have taken all measures to ensure the confidentiality of information about the applicant and its project-specific data.
(5) to confirm the status of eligible producer may apply to all applicants who meet the conditions and who meet the criteria established in accordance with this law. Cannot be confirmed the status of eligible producer for people who will build power plants from equipment used or new equipment manufactured by more than 36 months before putting it into service. In the case of cogeneration installations, based on the use of biomass as fuel, the only technologies yield of at least 80%.
(6) where the potential producer of electricity from renewable sources has not obtained the status of eligible producer in accordance with the procedure laid down in this article, he shall be entitled to participate in the auction and/or market the electricity produced under conditions negotiated with participants in the electricity market.
(7) the status of eligible producer is confirmed for potential producers of electricity from renewable sources whose installed capacity depending on the technology used does not exceed the cumulative limit of capacity and that meet all the conditions and criteria laid down in accordance with the provisions of this law.
(8) the State Energy Inspectorate shall assist the Government in establishing technical standards, technical requirements and any other requirements applicable to the procedure for the confirmation of the status of eligible producer.
Article 37. Rights and responsibilities of producers eligible (1) after having participated in the auction and has achieved the status of eligible producer or after the confirmation of the status of eligible producer, the producer shall be entitled to purchase the entire volume of electricity delivered to the electrical grids, at the price set out in the invitation to tender, namely at the rate set by the National Agency for energy regulation pursuant to the present law for 15 years after the commissioning of the power plant. During this period of time, the National Agency for energy regulation adjusted prices and tariffs in accordance with the approved methodology.

(2) If an eligible manufacturer builds and puts into operation a power plant with equipment used or new equipment manufactured by more than 36 months before the commissioning times in violation of the other conditions laid down by this law, its right to purchase the volume of electricity at the price or, where appropriate, at the rate established in accordance with this law shall be withdrawn and the security performance of the contract will be transferred to the State budget allocated capacity it will be returned to and taken into account at the next auction or, where appropriate, to confirm the status of eligible producer.
(3) where an eligible producer is not put into service power plant within 24 months of the announcement of the results of the auction or, if applicable, from the date of confirmation of the status of eligible producer, its right to purchase the volume of electricity at the price or, where appropriate, at the rate established in accordance with this law shall be withdrawn and the security performance of the contract will be transferred to the State budget allocated capacity it will be returned to and taken into account at the next auction or, where appropriate, to confirm the status of eligible producer.
(4) modernization, replacement of equipment or other components thereof does not involve the extension or resumption of the time period for which the eligible producer is entitled to benefit from the price or, where appropriate, the tariff established.
(5) if the manufacturer is planning to increase the capacity of eligible power plant in existence, it is to participate in the tender procedure for confirmation/status of eligible producer to get the right to purchase the volume of electricity produced by the newly installed capacity. In the case of an invitation to tender, the price offered cannot exceed the ceiling price set for the type of renewable energy source used for the capacity category that fits the cumulative capacity of the power plant. In the case of proceedings for confirmation of the status of eligible producer, the aggregate capacity of the expanded power plant may not exceed the limit of capacity for the type of renewable energy source used to fall into the highest capacity.
(6) the energy efficiency agency develops and keeps the register of eligible producers, containing information about the date on which it was granted the status of eligible producer or status has been confirmed by the manufacturer, the installed power plant capacity concerning them, as well as cumulative installed capacity per country for each type of production technology. This information is published quarterly on the official web page of the Agency for energy efficiency.
Article 38. Increase the capacity of power plants that produce electricity from renewable sources (1) the volumes of electricity from renewable sources resulting from an increase in the capacity of an existing power stations are considered to be produced by a separate power plant was put into operation on the date on which it took place increase existing power plant capacity.
(2) in the case of an increase in capacity of existing power plant by installing an additional capacity of energy production that uses the same type of renewable energy source, manufacturer, owner of the power plant, shall be obliged: a) to deliver the volume of electricity produced by the plant existing before the realization of an increase in capacity at the price established in the auction for initial capacity owned to increase;
b) to deliver the volume of electricity produced by the newly-installed capacity at the price established in the auction for additional capacity depending on the type of source used and renewable, i.e., the capacity category that fits the cumulative capacity of the power plant.
(3) where a record of electricity produced by the power plant whose production capacity has been increased by means of a single measuring equipment, the volumes mentioned in paragraph 1. (2) (a). ) and (b)) shall be calculated in proportion to the installed power plant capacity until making an increase and increase, respectively.
(4) in the case of an increase in capacity of existing power plant by installing an additional capacity of energy production that uses a different type of renewable energy source, the manufacturer will deliver eligible amount of electricity produced by the newly-installed capacity at the price established in the auction according to the renewable source type used.
(5) where two power plants that use different technologies for the production of electricity from renewable sources using a single measurement equipment of electric power delivered to the grid for all energy produced will be charged the lowest price set for the technologies in question in the auction.
Article 39. Net metering of electricity from renewable sources (1), keeper of the power plant that produces electricity from renewable sources for their own use is entitled to deliver in excess of mains electricity produced. The supplier of electricity to regulated tariffs shall be obliged, upon request of the final consumer, to conclude a contract corresponding to the application of net metering mechanism under the present law.
(2) the holder of the power plant, which calls for net metering of electricity from renewable sources must meet the following conditions: a) electricity must be made exclusively from renewable energy sources;
b) power plant must have an installed power of up to 100 kilowatts, but less than the contracted power supplier, electricity at regulated tariffs;
c) power station must be connected to the electrical network and operate in parallel mode and synchronously with it;
d) power plant must be equipped with a mechanism that automatically disconnect power from the power grid and to discontinue delivery of electricity into the grid where electricity is interrupted delivery to the final consumer, keeper of the power plant.
(3) a power plant shall be equipped with measuring equipment, installed at the expense of the consumer end, keeper of the power plant, that will register the difference between the amount of electricity delivered to the power grid and the amount of electricity consumed from the power grid by the end of the matter. To measure the flows of electricity can be used either a bi-directional meter which records the amount of electricity consumed from the power grid and, respectively, the amount of electricity delivered to the power grid, either two one-way, which counters to record separately the amount of electricity consumed from the power grid and, respectively, the amount of electricity delivered to the power grid.
(4) calculation of electricity by applying the net metering is carried out as follows: a) where, at the end of the month, the amount of electricity consumed by the final consumer, the holder of the power plant is higher than the amount of electricity delivered to the power grid, the end user will pay the electricity supplier charges covered only the difference between the amount of energy consumed and delivered at rates at which the supplier provides electricity to final consumers in the same category;
b) where, at the end of the month, the amount of electricity the end, keeper of the power plant, has received from the supplier is less than the amount of electricity delivered to the power grid, electricity supplier will make the balance of energy delivered to the power grid and the consumed from the network, and the difference of the amount will be included in the final consumer's account to be used in the coming months. If, at the end, the supplier determines that the end user, the power plant, to be delivered to the power grid an amount of energy that exceeds the amount of electricity after it was consumed on the network, this provider is required to determine and pay the ultimate consumer the equivalent amount of unused electricity respectively at the average price of the electricity market, a regulated tariff of electricity supply to final consumers in the year of discharge and published by the national agency for energy regulation on its official website.

(5) where the final consumer, possessor of power plant, terminates the contract in respect of net metering or disconnects from the power grid, the electricity supplier is obliged to pay this final consumer the equivalent amount of electricity at the average price of any unused purchase of electricity market, a regulated tariff of electricity supply to final consumers in the year of discharge and published by the National Agency for energy regulation on its official website.
(6) net metering benefits from the mechanism, based on the principle of "first come, first served ' basis, end consumers, holders of power plants that can deliver electric networks electricity volume not exceeding 1% of the cumulative amount of electricity supplied by the supplier of electricity to regulated tariffs.
(7) legal relations between electricity suppliers at regulated tariffs to final consumers and holders of power plants, which do not wish to receive net metering or that do not meet the conditions laid down in connection with net metering mechanism shall be established in accordance with the principles and conditions negotiated by them jointly, through the conclusion of appropriate agreements.  In this case, power plants must be equipped with protection systems allowing their automatically disconnection from the mains in the event of damage.
(8) on an annual basis, until April 30, electricity suppliers at regulated tariffs will develop and submit to the National Agency for energy regulation a report regarding net metering of electricity from renewable sources. The report will contain the following information for the previous year: a) the total number of final consumers, stockholders are you benefiting from power plants of net metering, separated on renewable source type used;
b) installed power of power plants;
c) amount of electricity (in kilowatts-hours) delivered to the supplier of electricity to regulated tariffs by applying the net metering mechanism.


Chapter VIINFORMAREA and PUBLIC AWARENESS Article 40. Information on equipment and systems Supplier of equipment and systems for heating, cooling and electricity from renewable sources, provides access to information on the net benefits, cost and energy efficiency of equipment and systems.
Article 41. Information on the blending of fuels at retail points (1) the retailers main petroleum products are obliged to display the Panel, at the point of sale, information on quantities of biofuel used in the blend with the main petroleum products placed on the market.
(2) the retailers main petroleum products are obliged to submit quarterly National Agency for energy regulation information concerning the implementation of the obligation laid down in paragraph 1. 1. Article 42. Information on the measures and support schemes for energy efficiency Agency ensures that information on measures and support schemes are made available to all applicants, such as consumers, builders, installers, architects and suppliers of equipment and systems for heating, cooling and electricity and of vehicles compatible with the use of energy from renewable sources.
Article 43. Public awareness for energy efficiency Agency disseminates information on renewable energy, by: a) training;
b) studies on the designing programs of renewable energy included in the educational system.
c) ensuring transparency of the activities, including information on the role of copy of public buildings and promoting performance in the field by demonstrating the high efficiency of equipment and systems;
d) creation of a database for distribution of information about the development of renewable energy and providing user access to the database through information networks.


Article 44 chapter VIICOOPERAREA INTERNATIONAL. International cooperation (1) Programmes to promote energy from renewable sources shall be carried out in accordance with relevant international standards.
(2) the main directions of international cooperation in the field of renewable energy are: a national legislative framework) adjustment to European Union norms and standards;
b) participation in the international projects, including investment, participation in international organizations in the field;
c) exchange of information and technologies with similar organizations from other countries and international organizations;
d) participation in the international seminars, symposiums and international conferences in this field;
(e) institutional capacity building) on the basis of cooperation agreements;
f) harmonization of energy efficiency indicators established by the national standards with those laid down in European standards;
g) mutual recognition of certification systems and equipment that uses renewable energy sources in terms of energy efficiency indicators.
(3) in order to create opportunities for reducing the cost of achieving national targets, as well as to facilitate cooperation with EU Member States in the field of renewable energy, can be implemented measures of flexibility, in particular in the form of statistical transfers or joint support schemes.
(4) statistical Transfers do not affect the achievement of the national laws relating to the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy.


Chapter VIIIDISPOZIŢII FINAL and TRANSITORY Article 45. Final and transitional provisions (1) this law shall enter into force on the expiry of 12 months from the date of publication.
(2) Producers of electricity from renewable sources, for which rates were approved before the entry into force of this law shall receive approved tariff as well as the security of the whole purchasing volume of electricity delivered to the electric networks, until the expiration of a period of 15 years from the date of approval of this tariff, in respect of concluding a contract corresponding to the central provider of electricity.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Government shall have the right to decide whether and to what extent the Republic of Moldova will support renewable energy produced in another country.
(4) the obligation to lay down measures additional to those laid down in article 21. 10 lit. f) shall apply only where the 2-year period beginning 1 January 2017, and only if the target period indicative average share of energy from renewable sources falls below the indicative trajectory laid down in the annex. 1. (5) until 31 December 2016, the specialized central body of public administration in the field of construction and local public authorities propose or introduce, where appropriate, the regulations and building codes, or by any other measures having a similar effect, the use of minimum levels of energy from renewable sources in new buildings and existing ones that undergo major refurbishment. This requirement shall apply to the armed forces only to the extent that its application does not cause any conflict with the nature and with the primary objective of the activities of the armed forces and with the exception of material used exclusively for military purposes. Heating and cooling from renewable energy sources shall be taken into account to achieve minimum levels of energy from renewable sources in new buildings and existing ones that undergo major refurbishment.
(6) the Government, until the entry into force of the present law: a) will present proposals to Parliament for bringing current legislation in accordance with the provisions of this law;
b) will bring its normative acts in compliance with the provisions of this law;
c) will approve normative acts required for the enforcement of this law.
(7) National Agency for energy regulation, until the entry into force of the present law: a) will bring its normative acts in compliance with the provisions of this law;
b) will develop and approve normative acts required for the enforcement of this law.
(8) the date of entry into force of the present law, renewable energy Law nr. 160-XVI dated July 12, 2007 (Official Gazette of the Republic of Moldova, 2007, no. 127-130, 550), with amendments and additions thereto, is hereby repealed.