Serbia

Member Profile

Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia (AERS)

  •  5 Terazije, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
  •  +381 11 303 3829
  •  aers-at-aers.rs
  •  www.aers.rs

Sectors Regulated:

  • Electrictiy
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil Pipeline Transportation

Establishment

  • Established in 2005

Responsibilities

  • Legal basis
  • Energy Law (Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia 145/2014).
  • Responsibilities
  • AERS has jurisdiction in electricity, natural gas and oil sectors.

    By adoption of the new Energy Law in 2014, AERS responsibilities have been approximated to the NRA tasks set by the 3rd Package of the EU IEM legislation. Main groups of tasks include rule setting (e.g. adopting/ approving pricing methodologies, network codes, market rules, rules on capacity allocation on electricity interconnectors, rules on electricity and natural gas quality regulation, rules on supplier switching, network operators’ compliance program etc.), monitoring and enforcement (market surveillance, monitoring network operators, dispute settlement, issuing binding decisions, initiating court proceedings etc.) and empowerment (licensing, TSO certification, deciding on TPA exemptions, approving TYNDP, setting/ approving regulated prices etc.)

  • Authorities
  • Legally, functionally and financially independent.

    Responsible to the National Assembly.

    Reports to the National Assembly. Budget has to be approved by the National Assembly and the Annual Report including Financial Report has to be submitted as well

Organisational Structure

  • Internal Structure
  • As per the Energy Law, the Council (managing body of AERS) consists of President and four members, with staggered terms of office (7, 6 and 5 years), elected by the National Assembly.
  • Working Employees
  • Number of Commissioners: 5
  • Number of Staff: 34
  • Budget
  • AERS operation is provided from revenues obtained from license fees and use- of- system charges.

Population: 7 143 921 (2016 est.) 

GDP / Capita: $ 5 294 (2016 est.)

Territory: 77 474 km2 (117. in World rank)

Information will be uploaded soon.

Chairperson

Ljubo MAĆIĆ - President of the Council

Licensing and Competition Committee Member

Dragana JOSIMOVIĆ - Head of Legal Department

Tariff and Pricing Committee Member

Nebojsa DESPOTOVIC - Senior Expert for Economics and Finance

Mladen PETRONIJEVIC - Senior Expert for Economics and Finance

Customers and Retail Markets Working Group Member

- no designated member at the moment -

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