LAWS TO WATCH: Centre for Monitoring Business Activities and Investments in the Energy Sector Act
The proposed legislation expands the scope of activities and competencies of the Centre for Monitoring Business Activities and Investments in the Energy Sector (CEI). The institution will be authorised to adopt decisions that facilitate the procedure of awarding licences for EU projects of common interest. The CEI will also coordinate and manage the government’s operational groups in charge of the preparation and implementation of energy projects included on the List of Strategic Projects of Croatia.
Additional competencies of CEI includes the coordination of promotional actions and drafting of reports on activities in the area of energy efficiency. In addition, local and regional administrations will be obliged to submit their action plans for energy efficiency to CEI for approval. CEI will also manage the system for monitoring, measurement and verification of energy saving activities.
Note: Public debate is open until 9 May 2014…