|Year Implemented||2001; amended 2006, 2010|
|Agency||•Ministry of Industry and Trade|
|Related Policies||New Energy Act
Energy Economy Act - Audits
Construction of CHP Facilities
|Policy Superseded by||Energy Management Act - Amended|
•Education and Outreach
•Multiple Renewable Energy Sources
|Policy Sector||•Framework Policy|
|Description||The Energy Management Act (Act No. 406/2000), which entered into force in January 2001, and was amended in 2006, established standards for energy efficiency of heat and electricity production, transmission, distribution and use, energy planning requirements, energy auditing obligations, energy auditors certification, an energy labelling programme, energy performance of buildings, and inspection of boilers and air conditioning units.
The act incorporates relevant regulations of the European Communities. Council Directive 93/76/EEC of September 1993 to limit CO2 emissions by improving energy effiiciency. Directive 2002/91/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the energy performance of buildings.
The act sets forth a) certain measures towards enhancing the economical use of energy and the obligations of natural and legal persons managing and using energy, and b) the rules applicable to the formulation of the National Energy Policy, the Territorial Energy Policies and the National Programme for Economical Energy Management and Use of Renewable and Secondary Energy Sources.
In 2000, the Czech government approved the new Energy Policy, establishing a target of 5%-6% of TPES from renewable energy by 2010 and 8-10% by 2020, in fitting with the EU Green Paper policy.