Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1997
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education>Information provision
Policy Target:Energy Utilities
Agency:General Directorate of Renewable Energy (GDRE) /Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MENR)

The Energy Management Training Program has been in place for industrial establishments since 1997 and for the buildings since 2006. As of 2009, the training programme has also been conducted by authorised universities, professional chambers, and energy efficiency consultancy companies. To date, 7 400 energy managers have been trained through courses offered as part of the programme. The training programs for industrial establishments and for buildings have been combined in 2011.

According to the Energy Efficiency Law, the energy managers of industrial plants which consume a minimum of 1,000 toe of energy per year, power plants with a minimum installed capacity of 100 MW, commercial or service buildings which have minimum 20,000 m2 construction area or 500 toe energy consumption/year, and public buildings which have minimum 10,000 m2 construction area or 250 toe energy consumption in a year have to participate in the certified energy manager training programme. 

date effective: 1997 (updated 1998, 2006, 2007, 2011)

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