Act No. 406/2000 Coll. on Energy Management, as amended Czech Republic 2001

Name of policy Act No. 406/2000 Coll. on Energy Management, as amended
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Czech Republic
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Formal & legally binding renewable energy target
Sector name
  • General
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    Policy description Legislative

    The Energy Management Act (Act No. 406/2000), which entered into force in January 2001, and was amended in 2006, established standards for energy efficiency of heat and electricity production, transmission, distribution and use, energy planning requirements, energy auditing obligations, energy auditors certification, an energy labelling programme, energy performance of buildings, and inspection of boilers and air conditioning units. The act incorporates relevant regulations of the European Communities. Council Directive 93/76/EEC of September 1993 to limit CO2 emissions by improving energy effiiciency. Directive 2002/91/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the energy performance of buildings. The act sets forth a) certain measures towards enhancing the economical use of energy and the obligations of natural and legal persons managing and using energy, and b) the rules applicable to the formulation of the National Energy Policy, the Territorial Energy Policies and the National Programme for Economical Energy Management and Use of Renewable and Secondary Energy Sources. In 2000, the Czech government approved the new Energy Policy, establishing a target of 5%-6% of TPES from renewable energy by 2010 and 8-10% by 2020, in fitting with the EU Green Paper policy.

    Policy type
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables2
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2001
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator
    NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
    Share of renewables (%)102,020Share of renewable in the energy mix


    Source or references http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/czechrepublic
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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