I Primary legislation:

1. Law 123/2012 on electricity and natural gas, with subsequent amendments and additions;

2. Energy Efficiency Act 121/2014, with subsequent amendments and additions;

3. Competition Law No. whereas, therefore, it is therefore important to amend the provisions of this Regulation;

4. Law No 1/2002 of the European Parliament and of the 159/2016 on the regime of the physical infrastructure of electronic communications networks and for the establishment of measures to reduce the cost of installing electronic communications networks, with subsequent amendments and additions;

5. Law No 1/2002 of the European Parliament and of the 98/2016 on public procurement, with subsequent amendments and additions;

6. Law No 1/2002 of the European Parliament and of the 99/2016 on sectoral procurement, with subsequent amendments and additions;

7. Law No 1/2002 of the European Parliament and of the 100/2016 on works concessions and service concessions, with subsequent amendments and additions;

8. Law No. 190/2018 on measures implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), as amended and supplemented;

9. Law No. 50/1991 on the authorisation of the execution of construction works, with subsequent amendments and additions;

10. Law 10/1995 on quality in construction, with subsequent amendments and additions;

II In accordance with the provisions of Law 123/2012 the distribution of electricity is regulated by the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), by the following regulations:

  1. 1. ANRE Order No. 128/11.12.2008 approving the Technical Code of Electrical Distribution Networks, as amended by ANRE Order No. 72/2017 for the approval of the Technical Standard on technical requirements for connection to electricity networks of public interest for synchronous generating groups
  2. 2. ANRE Order No. 30/2013 Technical conditions for connection to public interest networks for photovoltaic power plants, with subsequent modifications and additions;
  3. 3. ANRE Order No. 31/22.05.2013 on Regulation of conditions for the taking over of energy distribution capacities of electricity;
  4. 4. ANRE Order No. 32/2013 on the approval of the Regulation on the programming of production units and dispatchable consumers, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  5. 5. ANRE Order No. 35/05.06.2013 for the approval of the Procedures on the resolution/mediation of misunderstandings arising at the conclusion of energy contracts;
  6. 6. ANRE Order No. 59/2013 – Regulation on the connection of users to electrical networks of public interest, with amendments and additions
  7. 7. ANRE Order No. 61/02.08.2013 for the approval of the Regulation on the organization and functioning of the commission for the resolution of disputes on the wholesale and retail market between participants in the market for electricity and natural gas, with subsequent amendments and additions
  8. 8. Order ANRE no. 62 /2013 for the approval of the Regulation on finding, notifying and sanctioning deviations from energy regulations applicable to the control activity carried out by the National Energy Regulatory Authority and the Regulation establishing, notifying and sanctioning deviations from energy regulations applicable to the investigative activity carried out by the National Energy Regulatory Authority
  9. 9. ANRE Order No. 74/2013 for the approval of the Procedure for the energisation for the period of sampling and the certification of the technical conformity of wind and photovoltaic power plants and the repeal of paragraph 1 of this Article. Article 4(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 25 of the Technical Rule “Technical conditions for connection to electricity networks of public interest for photovoltaic power plants”, approved by the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 30/2013, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  10. 10. ANRE Order No. 97/18.12.2013 for the approval of the Rules on the acquisition of electricity to cover the technological consumption of electricity networks, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  11. 11. ANRE Order No. 5/2014 for the approval of the framework content of connection certificates;
  12. 12. ANRE Order No. 59/2014 on the amendment of the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 74/2013 for the approval of the Procedure for the energisation for the period of sampling and the certification of the technical conformity of wind and photovoltaic power plants and the repeal of paragraph 1 of this Article. Article 4(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 25 of the Technical Rule “Technical conditions for connection to electricity networks of public interest for photovoltaic power plants”, approved by the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 30/2013.
  13. 13. ANRE Order No. 11/2014 on the Methodology for setting charges for connecting users to electrical networks of public interest, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  14. 14. ANRE Order No. 15/12.03.2014 on the approval of the Procedure for the determination of own technological consumption in electrical distribution networks;
  15. 15. ANRE Order No. 24/28.03.2014 on the approval of the Procedure for the determination and use of the residual consumption profile;
  16. 16. ANRE Order No. 33/28.05.2014 for the approval of the Methodology on the establishment of the obligations to pay for reactive electricity and the regulated price for reactive electricity, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  17. 17. ANRE Order No. 73/06.08.2014 – General conditions associated with the licence for the provision of the electricity distribution service, with subsequent modifications and additions;
  18. 18. ANRE Order No. 74/2014 for Approval of the framework content of the technical connection notices;
  19. 19. ANRE Order No. 85/10.09.2014 for the approval of the Regulation on the organisation and functioning of committees for the resolution of disputes/divergents on access to energy networks/systems, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  20. 20. ANRE Order No 114/06.11.2014 for Approval of tariffs for issuing and updating technical connection notices, connection certificates and site approvals, with subsequent modifications and additions;
  21. 21. ANRE Order No. 141/03.12.2014 for Approval of specific tariffs and specific indicators used to establish tariffs for connecting users to electrical networks of public interest, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  22. 22. ANRE Order No. 142/03.12.2014 for the approval of the Regulation on the establishment of safeguard measures in crisis situations arising in the operation of the National Energy System;
  23. 23. ANRE Order No. 61/2014 for the approval of the Methodology on the establishment of tariffs for the issue and updating of technical connection notices, connection certificates and site approvals, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  24. 24. Order ANRE 5/04.02.2015 – for the approval of the Regulation on the monitoring by ANRE of compliance programmes established by electricity distribution operators;
  25. 25. ANRE Order No. 11/25.02.2015 for the approval of the Contract – framework for connection to electrical networks of public interest;
  26. 26. ANRE Order No. 12/04.03.2015 on the approval of the Regulation for the granting of licenses and authorisations in the electricity sector, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  27. 27. ANRE Order No. 59/01.04.2015 for the approval of the Rules on the taking over of electricity delivered to electricity networks, produced during the period of sampling of production capacities;
  28. 28. ANRE Order No. 75/29.04.2015 for the approval of the document Procedure on correction of measurement data in relation to the delimitation point;
  29. 29. ANRE Order No. 90 /29.04.2015 on the approval of the Framework Contracts for the electricity distribution service, as amended and supplemented;
  30. 30. ANRE Order No. 102/01.07.2015 for the approval of the Regulation on the establishment of solutions for the connection of users to electricity networks of public interest, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  31. 31. ANRE Order No. 103/01.07.2015 for the approval of the Electricity Measurement Code;
  32. 32. ANRE Order No. 121/2015 for the approval of the Procedure for the determination of electricity consumption in the event of incorrect registration and in the pausal system and for the amendment of Article 3 of Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92. Article 80 of the Regulation on supply to final customers, approved by the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 64/2014, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  33. 33. ANRE Order No. 150/2015 approval of the Regulation on the resolution of complaints against the network/system operator in the field of energy;
  34. 34. ANRE Order No. 177/29.12.2015 for the approval of the Procedure for the award of compensation to domestic customers for damaged household appliance surges as a result of accidental surges produced by the fault of the network operator;
  35. 35. ANRE Order No. 180/22.12.2015 on the approval of the Methodology for the establishment of monetary compensation between users connected at different stages, by common installation, to electrical networks of public interest, with subsequent modifications and additions;
  36. 36. ANRE Order No. 11/2016 on the Performance Standard for The Electricity Distribution Activity, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  37. 37. ANRE Order No. 45/2016 on the approval of the Regulation for the attestation of economic operators designing, executing and verifying electrical installations, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  38. 38. Order No 1 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 19 25/2016 on the approval of the Methodology for the issuance of site approvals by network operators, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  39. 39. ANRE Order No. 26/2016 for the approval of the Energy Technical Standard on the determination of own technological consumption in electricity networks of public interest – NTE 013/16/00;
  40. 40. ANRE Order No 32/19.07.2016 on the Approval of the Methodology for the Preparation of the Annual Report by licensees in the electricity sector, as amended and supplemented;
  41. 41. ANRE Order No. 102/07.12.2016 on the approval of the Approval Order for the approval of the Methodology for the setting of tariffs for the electricity distribution service of operators other than distribution operators
  42. 42. ANRE Order No. 12/24.02.2017 approving the Regulation for the taking over by suppliers of last resort of final customers’ places of consumption which have not ensured the supply of electricity from any other source and for the amendment of certain regulations in the electricity sector, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  43. 43. ANRE Order No. 96/18.10.2017 approving the Regulation on the organisation of maintenance work
  44. 44. ANRE Order No. 25/2017 on the approval of the Regulation for the organisation and conduct of the energy investigation activity on the functioning of the wholesale energy market
  45. 45. ANRE Order No. 205/2018 on the approval of the Electricity Market Monitoring Methodology for end-customers served by suppliers of last resort
  46. 46. ANRE Order No. 168/2018 on the fixing of the regulated rate of return applied to the approval of tariffs for the electricity distribution service provided by concessionary distribution operators as from 1 January 2019, suspended by 3 of ANRE Order No 168/2018. 60 23/05/2019 on 27 May 2019
  47. 47. ANRE Order No. 26/31.01.2018 approving the Competition Selection Regulation with a view to designating suppliers of last resort and amending certain regulations in the electricity sector, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  48. 48. ANRE Order No. 31/31.01.2018 approving the Balancing Market Operating and Settlement Regulation and the Regulation for calculating and settling the imbalances of the parties responsible for balancing, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  49. 49. ANRE Order No. 169/2018 on the approval of the Methodology for setting tariffs for the electricity distribution service, with subsequent amendments and additions
  50. 50. ANRE Order No. 67/04.04.2018 approving the Wholesale Electricity Market Monitoring Methodology
  51. 51. ANRE Order No. 68/04.04.2018 on the repeal of paragraph 1(a) and (b) of Regulation (I) Article 3(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 2 of the Order of the President of ANRE No. 97/2013 for the approval of the rules on the purchase of electricity to cover the own technological consumption of electricity networks
  52. 52. ANRE Order No. 93/16.05.2018 approving the Commercial Rules on the collection, aggregation and transmission of information relating to measured electricity values, as amended and supplemented;
  53. 53. ANRE Order No 106/13.06.2018 on the repeal of the AnRE President’s Order No. 119/2017 for the designation of suppliers of last resort
  54. 54. AnRE Order No 113/27.06.2018 Amendment of Annex No 1 to Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92 1 to the Methodology for the establishment of charges for the connection of users to electricity networks of public interest, approved by the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 11/2014 and for the amendment of the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 141/2014 for the approval of specific tariffs and specific indices used to establish tariffs for the connection of users to electricity networks of public interest
  55. 55. ANRE Order No 177/18.09.2018 approving the framework conditions for the implementation of the national intelligent electricity measurement systems
  56. 56. ANRE Order No. 36 /2019 on the approval of the Methodology for the evaluation of investment financing conditions for electrification of localities or for the extension of electricity distribution networks
  57. 57. ANRE Order No. 67/2019 approving the Technical Standard on technical requirements for connection to electrical networks of public interest for places/nodes of consumption
  58. 58. ANRE Order No. 71/2019 approval for the amendment and completion of the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 93/2018 for the approval of the Commercial Rules on the collection, aggregation and transmission of measured electricity values
  59. 59. ANRE Order No. 167/2019 on the approval of the Retail Electricity Market Monitoring Methodology
  60. 60. ANRE Order No. 185/2019 approving the Technical Standard on technical requirements for connection to public interest electrical networks for high voltage DC systems and for power plants consisting of generating modules connecting to electricity networks of public interest by means of dc current high voltage systems
  61. 61. ANRE Order No. 186/2019 approving the Procedure for the granting of derogations to high voltage DC systems and power plants consisting of generating modules, which are connected to electricity networks of public interest by means of high voltage DC systems, from the obligation to comply with one or more requirements laid down in the technical connection regulation
  62. 62. Order ANRE 194/2019 approving the amendment and completion of orders of the President of ANRE concerning the marketing of electricity produced in power plants from renewable sources with installed electricity of not more than 27 kW belonging to prosumers
  63. 63. ANRE Order No. 204/2019 for the approval of the Procedure on the foundation and approval of the investment plans of the transmission system operator and electricity distribution operators
  64. 64. Order ANRE 218/2019 approving the average tariff for the transport service, the components of the transmission tariff for the introduction of electricity into the grid (TG) and the extraction of electricity from the grid (TL) and the price for reactive electricity, for C.N.T.E.E. Transelectrica S.A., valid from 1 January 2020
  65. 65. Order ANRE 229/2019 approving the specific tariffs for the electricity distribution service and the price for reactive electricity, for the Transylvania South Electric Power Distribution Company S.A., valid from 1 January 2020
  66. 66. ANRE Order No. 220/219 approving the Notification Procedure for the connection to electricity networks of public interest of high voltage DC systems and power plants consisting of generating modules, which are connected to electrical networks of public interest by means of high voltage DC systems, and to verify their conformity
  67. 67. ANRE Order No. 234/2019 for the approval of the Procedure on the change of electricity/natural gas supplier by the final customer
  68. 68. Order ANRE no. 235/2019 for the approval of the Regulation for the supply of electricity to final customers
  69. 69. Order ANRE 239/2019 approving the Technical Standard on the delimitation of protection and safety zones for energy capacities
  70. 70. ANRE Order No. 1/2020 on the approval of tariffs and monetary contributions levied by the National Energy Regulatory Authority in 2020;
  71. 71. ANRE Order No. 9/2020 for the amendment of the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 229/2019 on the approval of specific tariffs for the electricity distribution service and the price for reactive electricity for the Transylvania South A. Electric Power Distribution Company;
  72. 72. Order ANRE 10/2020 amending the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 218/2019 on the approval of the average tariff for the transmission service, the components of the transmission tariff for the introduction of electricity into the grid (TG) and the extraction of electricity from the grid (TL), the tariffs for the system service and the regulated price for reactive electricity, charged by the National Electric Energy Transport Company “Transelectrica” – S.A.
  73. 73. Order ANRE no. 17/2020 for the repeal of the Order of the President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority No. 95/2014 on the establishment of the Department for Energy Efficiency within the National Energy Regulatory Authority and the appointment of its head

III Other regulatory acts applicable to electricity distribution activity:

1. H.G. no. 394/2016 for the approval of the Methodological Rules for the application of the provisions relating to the award of the sectoral contract/framework agreement of Law No 99/2016 on sectoral procurement, with subsequent updates and additions

2. H.G. no. 395 /2016 for the approval of the Methodological Rules for the application of the provisions relating to the award of the public procurement contract/framework agreement of Law No 98/2016 on public procurement, with subsequent updates and additions

3. H.G. no. 135 /2011 for the approval of the procedural rules on the conditions and terms relating to the duration, content and limits of the exercise of rights of use and servitude on private properties affected by energy capacities, the framework convention, as well as the procedural rules for determining the amount of allowances and compensation and how they are paid