Europe and Eurasia: Moldova

Partnership Exchange on Renewable Energy

Date: June 2012
Location: Chisinau, Moldova

With the support of the US Agency for International Development, NARUC implemented a partnership exchange between the National Energy Regulatory Agency of Moldova (ANRE) and the Missouri Public Service Commission on renewable energy. Discussion topics included renewable interconnection, the impact of renewable energy generation on the system reliability, specific mechanisms supporting renewable development — including net metering, rebates and incentive programs, green certificates, congestion management, capacity allocation and market monitoring — queue management, energy efficiency and broader investment strategy.

During the activity, NARUC organized special sessions on the technical and regulatory challenges to integrating renewables, which included key stakeholders from the Moldovan government, DSOs and academia participated.