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Issuing of permission to export electricity to non-member states


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

 

ISSUING OF THE PERMISSION TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY TO NON-MEMBER STATES

 

1.Name of the service Issuing of permission to export electricity to non-member states 
2.Recipients of the service

Natural persons

Legal persons

3.Type of the service: electronic/non-electronic serviceNon-electronic service
3.1.link to the e-service (if the service is electronic) 
3.2.Link to the application form/forms (if the service is non-electronic)

The application form for issuing/changing/amending/renewing the permission to operate in the electricity sector approved by the Resolution No 829 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 7 August 2019 "On the Approval of Rules Concerning the Issue of Permissions for the Activities in the Electricity Sector".

Application.doc

Application.pdf

4.Duration of the service provision

Within 30 calendar days of the receipt of necessary data and documents the Council shall issue a permission or provide a reasoned refusal in writing to issue a permission.

If a response is not made to a duly submitted application for the issue of the permission within the specified time limit, a positive decision to issue the permission is deemed to have been taken.

The established condition on the time limit of the permission issue is not applied when judicial disputes with third persons regarding the conditions (territory) of the regulated activities or other reasons, justifiable by significant public interests, exist and the applicant is informed about it in writing by the Council before the end of the indicated time limit. In this case, the permission shall be issued or a reasoned written refusal to issue the permission shall be submitted to the applicant not later than within 30 calendar days, when the relevant dispute proceedings have ended or after no reasons, justifiable by significant public interests, remain due to which the decision on the permission issue has been delayed.

5.Price of the service

According to the list of specific state fee rates approved by the Resolution No 1458 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 15 December 2000 "On the Approval of the Specific State Fee Rates and the Rules on Payment and Refund", the fixed state fee rates are paid:

Granting of the permission to export electricity to non-member states  – EUR 65;

Modification of the permission to export electricity to non-member states  – EUR 50;

Amendment of the permission to export electricity to non-member states  – EUR 50;

Issue of a dublicate of the permission to export electricity to non-member states – EUR 10;                

6.Methods and procedures of payment for the service (also including the payment possibility for foreigners)The state fee is paid to the budget revenue collection accounts of the State Tax Inspectorate under the Ministry of Finance; payment code is 5782.
7.Description of the service provision process 

A person, wishing to obtain a permission, or the holder of the permission submits documents required for issuing, changing, amending a permission and (or) amending the data in the permission, issuing a duplicate of the permission, suspending the validity of a permission, annulling the suspension of validity of a permission, cancelling the validity of the permission, and renewing the permission directly to the Council either remotely (by post, courier, e-mail, and other secure means of electronic communications) or through Points of Single Contact.

Representatives of the person or the holder of the permission can submit documents of the person or the holder of the permission and complete the application if they have the right to represent the person or the holder of the permission according to the procedures established in legislation and submit power of attorney.

When submitting documents and information via means of electronic communication, electronic documents or digital copies of documents are provided. The application shall be signed by the qualified electronic signature of the applicant.

The applicant and the holder of the permission have the right to receive information on the decisions made by the Council and on requests for the submission of additional information directly from the Council either remotely, through the Point of Single Contact or by other ways indicated in the application.

Permissions to export electricity to non-member states are granted for an indefinite period.

A person shall submit an application for a new permission with documents confirming the reorganisation of the legal person only when the legal person is reorganised.

If personal data indicated in the permission is changed, including the change of the name and (or) surname of the natural person, or either the name or code of the legal person, not later than within 10 working days of the occurance of the changes, the holder of the permission informs the Council in writing about these changes by completing the application form indicated in Chapter 12 of this description and by providing documents confirming the changed data. Within 30 calendar days of the registration of the application of the holder of the permission and all suitably formalised documents at the Council, the changed respective permission is issued, which states that the permission is issued on the basis of the changed permission.

8.Information and documents to be provided by the person

A person wishing to obtain an permission for the export of electricity to non-member states must submit an application in the established form and the following documents:

1. certifying who is legally engaged in independent electricity supply activities or who is authorised to generate electricity;

2. a written explanation of the intended buyer in the country of export of electricity, together with appropriate documentation supporting the obligations to buy electricity (e.g., preliminary agreement, letter of intention);

3. a written explanation of the export of the intended route for the electricity to flow through the inter-system networks, specifying the exporting country and the countries whose electricity systems will be used for transit.

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

Specialists from the Energy Efficiency and Permit Division of the Gas and Electricity Department of the Council.

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 shall be appealed in accordance with procedures and conditions laid down by the Law on Administrative Proceedings of the Republic of Lithuania.
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. Law on Electricity of the Republic of Lithuania;

3. Law on Energy of Renewable Sources of the Republic of Lithuania;

4. Rules for issuing permissions for the activity in the electricity sector approved by the Resolution No 829 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 7 August 2019 "On the Approval of Rules for Issuing Permissions for Activities in the Electricity Sector" (hereinafter – Rules).