Scope of Agency’s work

In accordance with the Energy Law and international agreements the Agency carries out the following tasks:

Price regulation

Under the group of tasks associated with price regulation the Agency:

  • specifies use of system charging methodologies for electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas transmission, distribution and storage, and oil and oil derivatives transportation;
  • specifies pricing methodologies for electricity, natural gas, and heat energy (produced in combined electricity and heat power plants) for tariff customers;
  • adopts tariff systems for charging use of system for electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas transmission, distribution and storage, oil and oil derivative transportation, and facilities for natural gas storage;
  • adopts tariff systems for electricity and natural gas pricing for tariff customers;
  • specifies the criteria and methods for electricity and natural gas transmission and distribution system connection charging;
  • provides opinion on use of system charges for electricity transmission and distribution, for natural gas transmission, distribution and storage, oil and oil derivative transportation, and for natural gas storage facilities;
  • provides opinion on electricity and natural gas prices for tariff customers;
  • monitors implementation of methodologies and tariff systems; and
  • monitors behaviour of energy entities in regard to account separation.

Licensing of Energy Entities for Conducting Energy Activities

Licensing of energy entities for conducting energy activities (except activities of distribution and production of heat energy in heating plants) is a group of tasks the Agency carries out as state administrative tasks entrusted to it by the Law (entrusted tasks), which include:

  • issuing of licenses for conducting energy activities;
  • revoking of licenses;
  • monitoring of compliance with license conditions;
  • keeping of register of inssued and revoked licenses.

Deciding appeals

Within this group of tasks it carries out as state administration tasks entrusted to it, the Agency:

  • decides appeals against acts of energy entities (system operators) on refusing access to the electricity and natural gas transmission or distribution system, access to natural gas storage, as well as on refusing access to oil and oil derivatives transportation systems;
  • decide s appeals against decisions of energy entities on connection of facilities of producers and customers to the transmission or distribution system for electricity and natural gas, i.e. appeals against failure to adopt a decision on a submitted application for connection.

Energy Market Supervision

Task group associated with electricity and natural gas market supervision include:

  • approval of grid codes;
  • approval of electricity market code;
  • approval of natural gas storage system code;
  • specification of criteria for acquiring the status of eligible customer (with right to buy electricity/natural gas on the free market);
  • specification of the eligible customer status at customer’s request;
  • keeping of eligible customer register;
  • monitoring of grid and market codes implementation.

International Activities and Implementation of International Agreements

An important part of Agency’s activities is associated with the implementation of international agreements ratified by our country. Above all, this relates to the participation of the Agency in the work of Energy Community institutions. By signing the international legally binding “Energy Community Treaty” on October 25, 2005 in Athens, the South-East European and EU countries have started a process of creating the Energy Community with the goal to expand the EU internal energy market onto the South-East Europe region. The Agency participates in the work of the Energy Community Regulatory Board (advisory body of the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community with possible executive functions), and in the work of the Electricity, Natural Gas and Social Forums.

The Agency also contributes to the implementation of other international obligations (associated with energy and regional integrations) our country took over as part of the European Partnership and Stabilisation and Accession process.

The Agency is a fully empowered member of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA), a specialized association of regulators with the aim to improve collaboration, experience exchange, and capacity building of member regulators.

22.8.2019 - AERS Council: Approval of Plan for Transfer of Metering Devices within Distribution System to Distribution System Operator “EPS Distribucija” d.o.o. ... >> Details
15.8.2019 - Approval of EMS a.d. Rules on Publication of Key Market Data ... >> Details
15.8.2019 - Certificate issued to GASTRANS d.o.o. as to Independent Natural Gas Transmission Operator ... >> Details
16.7.2019 - Revoked Transmission System Operator Certificate of Yugorosgaz-Transport ... >> Details
8.5.2019 - AERS Hosting Meeting on Gas in South and Southeastern Europe ... >> Details
22.3.2019 - The Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia adopted Decision on dismissal of certification application of the Limited Liability Company “Transportgas Srbija” ... >> Details
8.3.2019 - Approval of GASTRANS Acts regarding Exemption of New Interconnector ... >> Details
5.3.2019 - Exemption for New Natural Gas Interconnector Approved to GASTRANS ... >> Details
13.2.2019 - Public Consultation: Republic of Serbia Transmission System Development Plan for 2019-2028 ... >> Details
12.2.2019 - Approval of 2018-2027 EMS AD Transmission System Development Plan and 2018-2020 Investment Plan. ... >> Details
25.1.2019 - Approval of Decision on Prices of Non-Standard Services of “EPS Distribucija” ... >> Details
1.10.2018 - Exemption of New Natural Gas Interconnector Approved to GASTRANS ... >> Details
29.9.2018 - Permanent Advisory Forum of the National Regulatory Authorities of the Balkan Countries Established ... >> Details
24.9.2018 - Approval of YUGOROSGAZ-TRANSPORT Transmission System Development Plan ... >> Details
24.9.2018 - AERS: Reports on Necessity of Price Regulation and of Supply of the Last Resort Adopted ... >> Details
3.9.2018 - Decision on Rules for Capacity Allocation and Mechanisms for Transmission Capacity Operation of GASTRANS Company ... >> Details
26.6.2018 - Public Consultation: YUGOROSGAZ – TRANSPORT D.O.O. Transmission System Development Plan for 2018-2027 ... >> Details
12.6.2018 - Cooperation Agreement between Serbian and Bulgarian Regulator ... >> Details
25.5.2018 - AERS adopted 2017 Annual Report ... >> Details
18.5.2018 - AERS 2018 Financial Plan Adopted ... >> Details
4.5.2018 - Ten Non-Binding Bids for Use of Future Gas Pipeline ... >> Details
22.3.2018 - President and Members of the Energy Agency Council Elected ... >> Details
8.3.2018 - GASTRANS: Expression of Interest Notice for Submission of Non-Binding Bids for Capacity Reservation ... >> Details
9.2.2018 - The Council of the Agency Adopted Decision on Method and Deadlines for Market Test on the Interest in the Use of Future Infrastructure Facility of the Company “GASTRANS” ... >> Details
2.2.2018 - GASTRANS Submitted Third Party Access Exemption Application to the Energy Agency ... >> Details
23.1.2018 - Energy Community adopts first set of Third Energy Package Network Codes and Guidelines ... >> Details
17.1.2018 - Assessment of Infringement of Competition Rules in the Natural Gas Market in the Republic of Serbia ... >> Details
15.12.2017 - Approval of EMS JSC Transmission Network Code ... >> Details
15.12.2017 - Approval of EMS JSC Plans ... >> Details
14.12.2017 - Prices of System and Ancillary Services in Power System for 2018 Set ... >> Details
8.12.2017 - Approval of Agreements on Cross-Border Capacity Allocation ... >> Details
31.8.2017 - Approval of Decision on Price of Non-Standard Services of EMS JSC ... >> Details
31.8.2017 - Approval of Decision on New Electricity Guaranteed Supply Prices ... >> Details
20.7.2017 - AERS: Approval of Electricity Distribution Network Code ... >> Details
20.6.2017 - АЕRS: Independent Transmission System Operator Certificate to Yugorosgaz-transport, LLC ... >> Details
20.6.2017 - АЕRS: Approval of Metering Equipment Transfer on the Distribution System EPS Distribucija ... >> Details
20.6.2017 - AERS: Approval of Yugorosgaz-Transport Transmission System Development Plan ... >> Details
1.6.2017 - Reports on Necessity of Electricity Price Regulation Adopted ... >> Details
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