Regional Energy Commission
About the Commission
Areas of activity
Setting economically justified tariffs (prices) for the following products (work, services) offered by regulated providers, in keeping with the general principles of electricity and heat pricing formulated by the Russian government, as well as by the regulatory acts of the Russian Federation and Moscow:
Developing proposals on tariff (price) caps for products (work, services) offered by regulated providers in Moscow, and submitting said proposals to the federal executive body authorised to exercise legal regulation in the sphere of government price (tariff) regulation with regard to commodities (services) in accordance with Russian law.
Setting tariffs for electricity (heat) energy (power) transmission services using regulated providers’ grids in Moscow; setting the fee for connecting to power grids as well as connection tariffs charged by utility organisations, and utility connection tariffs for newly-built (remodelled) real estate facilities (buildings, structures, edifices, and other facilities).
Appraising tariff-setting proposals.
Preparing expert opinions on draft technical design specifications for investment programmes developed by public utilities operating in Moscow.
Considering and approving draft investment programmes of public utilities operating in Moscow.
Monitoring progress made by the city’s public utilities on developing investment programmes.
Approving the investment programmes of electric power engineering entities and grid organisations operating in Moscow whose investment programmes are coordinated and overseen by Moscow executive bodies.
Exercising government oversight by evaluating:
Helping draft and coordinate the regulated providers’ production and sale balances for products (work, services).
Interpreting, within its terms of reference, any differences that may arise in connection with government regulation and enforcement of tariffs (prices).
Requesting and receiving, in accordance with the established procedure, documents and other validating materials concerning issues of government tariff (price) regulation and oversight over the operations of regulated providers from Moscow’s government authorities, regulated providers and other organisations.
Drawing up and submitting proposals on improving the effective legislative acts in the area of government tariff (price) regulation and on adopting new ones, as well as proposals for improving oversight of the operations of regulated providers in Russia, to the federal executive body authorised to exercise legal regulation in the sphere of government tariff (price) regulation in accordance with Russian law.
Participating in the activities of organisations, including international ones, with a focus on the issues of pricing, government tariff (price) regulation, and energy security, conservation and efficiency.
Working with interested parties to draw up draft legislation for energy conservation in accordance with the established procedure.
Duly evaluating and approving regulated providers’ lists of capital construction projects and determining the economically justified amount of investments to be made in these projects.
Forming an expert public council at the Regional Energy Commission consisting of representatives of regulated organisations and the city’s expert and public organisations, as well as consumers.
Forming expert (working) groups to consider issues within the terms of reference of the Regional Energy Commission.
Publishing decisions taken by the Commission within its terms of reference in the official periodicals of the Moscow government and the Regional Energy Commission, as well as in other media outlets and/or the internet.
Publishing annual performance reports and forwarding them to the federal executive body authorised to exercise legal regulation in the area of government price (tariff) regulation in accordance with Russian law.
Exercising oversight of:
Participating in approving gas supply programmes; determining the amount of the special mark-up on gas transportation services using gas distribution nets; and verifying gas distribution organisations’ reports on the use of revenues from the said special mark-up.
Exercising other powers necessary to perform its functions and achieve its objectives in accordance with federal laws and regulatory acts of the Russian Federation and Moscow.