Energy Efficiency & Conservation Directorate

  

 1   Duties and Responsibilities of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Directorate.  
 1.1.  Formulae long-term, medium-term, and short-term energy efficiency and conservation strategy and program at national and sectoral levels.
 1.2. Promote energy efficiency and conservation at national and sectoral levels  
  1.3. Issue the following energy efficiency directives and supervise the implementation.
 1.3.1. Energy Audit guideline
 1.3.2. Energy Efficiency labeling directives
 1.3.3. Energy auditors and energy service companies (ESCOs) licensing directive
 1.3.4. Voluntary energy efficiency agreement directive
1.3.5. Prepare and issue minimum energy performance standard (MEPS) of different appliances
1.4. Regulate Energy Efficiency and conservation activities through the application of anyone or more of the following, as may be appropriate.
1.4.1 Minimum energy efficiency standard
1.4.2. Energy efficiency labeling codes
1.4.3. Mandatory energy audit
1.4.4.  Voluntary agreement
1.4.5.

Mandatory installation of energy efficient and conserving equipment

 2 Services Given in the Directorate and Their necessary requirements 
 2.1. Issue and Renew License for Energy Auditors and Energy service companies (ESCOs). Qualifications requirement for Energy Audit License:-  
 2.1.1. A Graduate in Engineering (B.Sc. in electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, industrial and related) of a Higher Educational Institution and has at least 5 years work experience in the field of energy management, Energy operations, Maintenance or Planning.
 2.1.2. Master’s degree in electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, industrial and related Engineering fields and has 3 years of work experience in the field of energy management, energy operation, and maintenances or planning.;
 2.1.3. Additional Requirement for Energy Audit License:- Energy auditor training should also be taken from Addis Ababa University Institute of Technology.
 2.2. Qualifications requirement for Energy Service Companies License
 2.2.1. Full license –Existing ESCO (in operation for more than 3 years), to qualify for this license, the ESCO shall comply with the following requirements
 2.2.2. Applicants need to have proven expertise, capability and track records in the respective sector(s) of industries and category as indicated in the application, as well as the qualifications and experience of the nominated Licensed Energy Auditor (LEA)
 2.2.3. The Applicant shall have under its full-time employment a minimum of 1 licensed Energy Auditors (LEA) as the main person to oversee, manage and carry out energy services work; and
 2.2.4. The Applicant shall acquire in any legally possible way calibrated measuring equipment and instrumentation   to carry out energy audit.
    2.2.5. The licensed company shall have full responsibility to promptly notify the EEA of any change within the company with respect to the details and/or presence of Licensed Energy Auditor.
3. Provisional license 
3.1. Newly Formed ESCO (in operation for less than 3 years), to qualify for this license, the ESCO shall comply with the following requirements.
3.1.1. The Applicant shall have under its full-time employment a minimum of one licensed Energy Auditors as the main person to oversee, manage and carry out energy services work; and
3.1.2. The Applicant shall be equipped with calibrated measuring equipment and instrumentation to carry out energy audit, as described below.
3.1.3. The Applicant may be provisionally licensed for two to three years.   For subsequent renewal of provisional license, the Applicant shall complete at least 1 energy audit
3.1.4. Full licensing may be granted after the Applicant has successfully met the full requirements upon the completion of three years of operation /provisional licensing
3.2. Energy Efficiency standard and labeling of Appliances
3.2.1. The Authority has already set minimum energy performance Standard to affix energy efficiency label on the following Appliances.
3.2.2 Electric Injera Mitad.
    3.2.3. Electric Stove