Savings Targets and Use of Equipment Lists for Procurement for Government Agencies (part of 21/2011/ND-CP and decision 68/2011/QD-TTg)

Last updated: 4 November 2019

This policy forms part of the Regulations and Measures for Enforcing Energy and Efficiency Energy Use (21/2011/ ND-CP)

The policy governs the reporting and energy saving targets for government agencies and units. This also specifies a procurement list of energy efficient devices from which the agencies/units should select.

ECONOMICAL AND EFFICIENT USE OF ENERGY IN STATE BUDGET-FUNDED AGENCIES AND UNITS

Article 11. Economical and efficient use of energy in state budget-funded agencies and units

1. The head of a state budget-funded agency or unit shall:

a) Strictly comply with Articles 30 and 31 of the Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy;

b) Set objectives and register targets for energy saving in the agency or unit; direct the formulation and implementation of annual plans on energy use;

c) Examine the economical and efficient use of energy in the agency or unit; disseminate and educate about energy saving practices for employees of the agency or unit;

d) Make statistics and reports on annual energy use under Clause 1, Article 13 of this Decree;

e) Reward organizations and persons for good performance; promptly handle violations of regulations on economical use of energy in the agency or unit.

2. The head of a state budget-funded agency or unit on the list of major energy users shall fully comply with regulations on major energy users in the Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy and this Decree.

3. The Ministry of Industry and Trade shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with ministries, sectors and provincial-level People's Committees in, proposing to the Prime Minister a list of state budget-funded agencies and units rewarded for, or handled for violations of regulations on, economical and efficient use of energy.

Article 12. Procurement of devices and equipment by state budget-funded agencies and units

1. When replacing or buying devices and equipment, a state budget-funded agency or unit shall buy devices and equipment on the Prime Minister's list of energy-efficient devices and equipment permitted for furnishing and procurement.

2. The Ministry of Industry and Trade shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with concerned ministries and sectors in, proposing the Prime Minister to promulgate a list of energy-efficient devices and equipment permitted for furnishing and procurement.

3. The Ministry of Finance shall detail the procurement of energy-consuming devices and equipment on the list of energy-efficient devices and equipment permitted for furnishing and procurement.

Article 13. Energy use reporting by State budget-funded agencies and units

1. Annually, a state budget-funded agency or unit shall make a report on its energy use and submit it to a competent state management agency. A report covers:

a) Name and address;

b) Annual plan on energy use; plan on replacement or new procurement and repair of devices and equipment; annual targets and solutions for energy saving;

c) Energy use situation; replaced or newly bought or repaired devices and equipment and energy saving solutions carried out in the year; comparison with plan.

2. Provincial-level People's Committees shall decentralize the receipt, examination, evaluation and summarization of reports provided in Clause I of this Article for submission to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

3. The Ministry of Industry and Trade shall guide the form and deadline for submission of the report provided in this Article

IMPLEMENTATION DONE BASED ON DECISION 68/2011/QD-TTg

1. Agencies and units using the state budget, when purchasing means and equipment on the list promulgated together with this Decision, must purchase means and equipment with energy labels of endorsed (Energy Star Label) or comparative energy efficiency label 5 stars.

2. Devices and equipment on the list of energy-saving devices and equipment equipped and procured from January 1, 2013.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Energy management systems (buildings)