Energy Act (Act No. 458/2000 Coll.)

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Energy Act, which came into force in January 2001, sets out conditions for the business activities, state administration and regulation in energy sub-sectors, such as electricity, gas and heat as well as the rights and obligations of individuals. It defines a framework for the liberalisation of the electricity and gas markets. It supports the use of renewable energy sources and CHP. It defines conditions for the obligatory purchase of electricity and heat produced from renewables and from CHP through the creation of the Energy Regulation Office.

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