Country:Czech Republic
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Framework Policy
Agency:Ministry of Industry and Trade
Legal References:Amended by: Act 103/2015 Coll., Act 131/20155 Coll., Act 310/2013, Act 318/2012, Act 165/2012, Act 53/2012, Act 299/2011, Act 223/2009, Act 124/2008, Act 393/2007, Act 186/2006, Act 177/2006, Act 574/2006, Act 214/2006, Act 177/2006, Act 180/2005, Act 694/2004, Act 359/2003; further amended by: Act 103/2015 Coll., Act 131/2015 Coll.
Enforcement:Enforced by the Czech Energy Inspection
Penalty:Penalties up to CZK 5 million

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.

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