The Albanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ERE) has issued a certificate for the operation of the national natural gas system to state-owned company Albgaz.
Last month, the Energy Community has published its Opinion on the certification of Albgaz under the Third Energy Package. The Opinion supports the certification of Albgaz in line with the decision of ERE, subject to several requests for additional elaboration and conditions. However, the Secretariat believes that changes to primary legislation are needed before Albgaz can be considered fully independent of the Ministry of Energy.
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