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Inspection of the technical condition of energy equipment and issue of the certificate of the technical condition of energy equipment .


APPROVED

by the Order No O1E- 

of the Chair of National Energy Regulatory Council

of     December 2019

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE PROVISION

OF THE NATIONAL ENERGY REGULATORY COUNCIL

 

INSPECTION OF THE TECHNICAL CONDITION OF ENERGY EQUIPMENT AND ISSUE OF THE CERTIFICATE OF THE TECHNICAL CONDITION OF ENERGY EQUIPMENT

 

1.Name of the service Inspection of the technical condition of energy equipment and issue of the certificate of the technical condition of energy equipment .
2. Recipients of the service

Natural persons

Legal persons

3. Type of the service: electronic/non-electronic serviceElectronic service
3.1.Link to the e-service (if the service is electronic)https://www.epaslaugos.lt/portal/service/43223/16020?searchId=859ff288-1fa6-4f27-906f-5804f5755d00
3.2. Link to the application form/forms (if the service is non-electronic)

Applications for the issue of a certificate of inspection of the technical condition of energy equipment shall be submitted only remotely through the Electronic Government Gate.

The application form is filled in and all relevant documents are placed on the Electronic Government Gate portal at:

www.epaslaugos.lt

The application must contain name, surname, address, and telephone number of the applicant.

If the applicant is the legal person – name, registered office, code, name,  position, telephone number of the person in charge; type of energy equipment (of electricity, heat, gas, oil).

4.Duration of the service provision10 calendar days from the date of registration of the application and all required documents at the National Energy Regulatory Council (hereinafter – the Council).
5. Price of the service

Pursuant to the Procedure for Prices and Payment of Services for the Inspection of the Technical Condition of Energy Equipment and Issuance of Certificates of the Technical Condition of Energy Equipment provided by Resolution No. O3E-301 of the State Energy Regulatory Council on 2 August 2019  "On Approval of Prices and Payment Procedures for Technical Equipment Inspection of Energy Equipment and Issuance of Certificates of the Technical Condition of Energy Equipment":

Inspection of technical condition of energy equipment up to 30 kW (inclusive) and issue of certificates of technical condition of energy installations – EUR 32.90;

Inspection of energy equipment with a capacity of more than 30 kW but less than 1 MW and issue of certificates on the technical condition of energy installations – EUR 32.90 + EUR 1.65 for each additional 10 kW;

Inspection of energy equipment with a capacity of 1 MW and more than 1 MW and the issue of certificates on the technical condition of energy installations – EUR 160.05 + EUR 32.90 for each additional 1 MW;

Inspection of energy engineering networks and systems (electricity networks, heating networks, natural gas systems, oil and petroleum product pipelines and systems) and issue of technical certificates – calculation formula: 11.37 x Y hours + 0.53 = fee for the service of inspection of a specific object.

6. Methods and procedures of payment for the service (also including the payment possibility for foreigners)The fee for the services provided shall be paid into the Council's current account LT944010051005056575, Luminor bank, AB, no contribution code.
7.Description of the service provision process

Inspection of the technical condition of energy equipment includes verification that the energy object and/or equipment has been constructed, reconstructed, or modernized according to the design solutions of the construction works, whether the construction design solutions comply with regulatory  requirements and installation instructions of energy equipment manufacturers; verification that all necessary installation, testing, measurement and commissioning of power equipment has been carried out; verification that new, reconstructed or upgraded energy installations are fit for their intended purpose; the issue of a technical inspection certificate (hereinafter referred to as the certificate) of energy (electricity, heat, gas, oil and petroleum products) installations.

Certificates shall be issued using the means of the Council Information System (IS).

Compliance with the design, essential requirements for the building, safe and reliable use for its intended purpose and certification of the technical condition of energy equipment shall be verified for the following equipment:

- newly built, installed, reconstructed, modernized power and boiler-houses, 110 kV and higher power networks owned by the transmission system operator, or their technological dependencies,

- electricity distribution systems with a voltage of 1000 V or more and their technological dependencies owned or controlled by an electricity distribution system operator,

- consumer's 1000V and higher electrical equipment and manufacturers' electrical equipment (excluding industrial consumer equipment, where the installed power does not exceed 30 kW),

- local electric systems with a voltage of 1000 V and higher and their technological dependencies,

- gas pipelines and their equipment with a maximum working gas pressure of more than 5 bar,

- natural gas systems for building users, where the total rated capacity of the installed gas appliances exceeds 100 kW,

- natural gas storage equipment, import and export terminals and storage equipment for liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquid fuel and alternative fuel filling stations, combustible gas (excluding natural gas) systems, liquefied petroleum gas storage tanks, service stations, stations, warehouses, oil pipelines, product pipelines, oil refineries, oil and petroleum product terminals and storage equipment,

- heat supply networks and their dependencies, building heating facilities and heating and hot water systems,

- building local heating boilers,

- building local heating systems with heat pump,

- also buildings with installed energy engineering systems and energy equipment.

The builder (or his authorized person) shall apply for inspection of the technical condition of the energy equipment to the territorial office of the Council in the service area where the energy equipment and/or user equipment is located, shall submit the application and the documents specified in the Annex. The entity may only apply for a certificate remotely by submitting the application and the required documents through the Electronic Government Gateway, portal for administrative and public electronic services.

No later than 10 working days after the request and all necessary documents have been registered with the Council, authorized personnel of the Council shall inspect the technical condition of newly built, installed, reconstructed or modernized energy equipment and, enrols it to IS.

The certificate shall be issued only after payment of the fee for the inspection of the technical condition of the energy equipment(s) and the payment justification document submitted to the Council (when payment is not made through the Electronic Government Gate Portal).

A certificate signed by the Council authorized employee is delivered to the builder (or his authorized representative), sent by regular mail, e-mail or other IT tools (as specified in the entity's application).

8.Information and documents to be provided by the person

The builder of the energy structure or equipment or his authorized representative for the technical inspection (for obtaining the technical inspection certificate of the energy equipment) must submit to the Council the following:

1. Design, construction (execution) and equipment manufacturer documentation;

2. Application;

3. Documents indicated in the Annex of the Description. List of documents to be submitted by the person seeking the certificate of technical condition of newly installed, reconstructed or upgraded energy (electricity, heat, gas, oil) equipment with regard to individual energy sectors and energy objects approved in the Annex to the Description (see energy sectors electricity, heat, gas, oil);

4. Proof of payment that the payment for the technical condition of the energy device (s) has been paid (when the payment is not made through the Electronic Government Gate Portal).

9.Contact information of the service provider (position, name and surname, e-mail, phone number of the responsible employee)

Specialists from territorial units are responsible for specific energy fields.

Contact information is available on the website of the Council at http://www.vert.lt/lt/struktura-ir-kontaktai/kontaktai 

10.Appeal procedure against actions (inactions) of the service providerThe decisions of the Council may be appealed in accordance with the procedure established by the Law on Administrative Proceedings of the Republic of Lithuania. The lodging of an appeal shall not have suspensory effect.
11.Contacts of organisations that can provide necessary information or practical assistance to the recipients of services (if such organisations are known) 
12.Legislation Regulating the Provision of the Administrative Service

1. The Law on Energy of the Republic of Lithuania;

2. Description of the Procedure of State Control of Energy and Control of Consumer Energy Equipment approved by Order No. 1-261 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 24 October 2014 "On Approval of the Description of the Procedure of State Control and Consumer Energy Equipment";

3. Description of the Procedure for Connection of Electric Power Producers and Consumers to the Electricity Networks approved by Order No 1-127 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania of 4 July 2012 "On Approval of the Procedure for Connection of Electric Power Producers and Consumers to the Electricity Networks";

4. Rules of Heat Supply and Consumption approved by Order No 1-297 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 25 October 2010 "On Approval of the Rules of Heat Supply and Consumption";

5. Rules for the Construction of the Gas Pipeline Approved by Order No 1-12 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 28 January 2014 "On the Approval of the Rules for the Installation of the Gas Pipeline";

6. Rules for the Installation of Gas Distribution Pipelines approved by Order No 1-162 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 17 May 2016 "On Approval of the Rules for the Installation of Gas Distribution Pipelines";

7. Rules for Supply and Consumption of Natural Gas approved by Order No. 1-248 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on10 October 2014 "On Approval of the Rules for Supply and Consumption of Natural Gas";

8. Rules for Operation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Equipment approved by Order No 1-277 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 20 October 2016 "On Approval of Rules for the Operation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Equipment";

9. Rules for Operation of Gas Stations approved by Order No 1-37 of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania on 16 April 2009 "On Approval of Rules for Operation of Gas Stations";

10. Regulations of the State Energy Regulatory Council approved by Resolution No 1747 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 7 November 2002 "On Approval of the Regulations of the State Energy Regulatory Council";

11. Description of the Procedure for the Participation of Representatives of the State Energy Regulatory Council in Construction Completion Commissions and Certification of Technical Equipment Inspection Certified by Resolution No O3E-231 on 27 June 2019 of the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy "On Approval of the Description of the Procedure for the Participation of Representatives of the State Energy Regulatory Board in Construction Completion Commissions and Certification of the Inspection of the Technical Condition of Energy Equipment" (hereinafter refered to as Description).