UNMIK

Member Profile

Energy Regulatory Office (ERO)

  • “Dervish Rozhaja” no.12, Aktash Neighbourhood
    Prishtine, UNMIK
  •  +381 38 247 – 615 ext. 101 
  •  *protected email*
  • www.ere.gov.al

Sectors Regulated:

  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas
  • District Heating

Establishment

  • Established in 2004

Responsibilities

  • Legal basis
  • Law on the Energy Regulator (Law No. 03/L-185), Law on Energy (Law 03/L-184) and Law on Electricity (Law No. 03/L-201).
  • The amended Energy Laws are adopted by the Assembly of Kosovo and has entered into force from 01.12.2010.
  • Law on District Heating (Law No. 03/L-116) in force from 20 November 2008.
  • Law on Natural Gas (Law No. 03/L-133) in force from 02.11.2009.
  • Responsibilities
  • ERO is responsible for establishment and enforcement of a regulatory framework for the energy sector (electricity, district heating and natural gas) in Kosovo, ensuring non-discrimination, effective competition, and the efficient functioning of energy market.
  • The responsibilities of the Energy Regulatory Office are set with Law on Energy Regulator (Law No. 03/L-185) and are exercised through:
  • -issuing, modifying, revoking licenses for energy activities, and monitoring such licensed energy activities;
  • -issuing authorizations for construction of new generating capacities;
  • -approving tariffs and pricing methodology for regulated activities;
  • -settlement of disputes between licensees and customers, etc.
  • Authorities
  • Independence: ERO is an independent agency established by the Assembly of UNMIK.

    Reports to: Assembly of UNMIK, by submitting annual report and budget for review.

    The Minister of Finance and Economy may appoint a qualified external auditor to audit the accounts and activities of the Energy Regulatory Office.

    Appeal process: The decisions, acts or rules issued by Energy Regulatory Office can be appealed to Administrative court.

Organisational Structure

  • Internal Structure
  • The Board of ERO is comprised of five members. The term for appointed members is 5 years.
  • The Chairman of the Board is representing the Energy Regulatory Office before third parties.
  • ERO of UNMIK-Kosovo consists of 4 departments as follows:
  • – Legal and Licensing Department;
  • – Consumer Protection Department;
  • – Energy Market Department;
  • – Pricing and Tariffs Department.
  • All departments are supported by Technical Advisory Group and Administration Office.
  • Working Employees
  • Number of Commissioners: Board of ERO consists from 5 members nominated by the Assembly of the UNMIK.
  • Number of Staff: 26
  • Budget
  • Starting from 2007, ERO had achieved its financial independence and self-sustainability by financing its activities from licensing fees.

Population: 1 883 018 (2016 est.)

GDP / Capita: N/A

Territory: 10 887 km2 (169. in World rank)

Information will be uploaded soon.

Chairperson

Krenar BUJUPI - Acting Chairman

Licensing and Competition Committee Member

Afrim AJVAZI - Head of Legal and Licensing Department

Tariff and Pricing Committee Member

Theranda BEQIRI - Senior Adviser on Tariff and Regulatory Issues

Customers and Retail Markets Working Group Member

-no designated member at this time -

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