Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU
Slovenia will strive to actively contribute to strengthening the EU's resilience to health, economic, energy, climate and cyber crises, which is incorporated in the slogan "Together. Resilient. Europe." Visit the official website of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union www.si2021.eu.
Within the framework of the fields stated above, the Directorate performs the following general tasks:
- supervising the operation of public utilities and participating in the drafting of regulations, documents and measures for the planning of national energy supply and consumption and the sustainable development of energy systems;
- drawing up national programmes and regulations relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy sources policies as well as implementing and coordinating the incentive programmes of these policies and participating in them;
- decision-making in administrative procedures at first and second instances;
- participating in the drafting of materials for the State Attorney’s Office of the Republic of Slovenia in court proceedings;
- monitoring EU regulations, adjusting national legislation, participating in the drawing up of proposals for EU regulations and other documents, preparing Slovenia's positions for EU authorities and bodies, and performing other international obligations in the Directorate's field of work;
- participating in bilateral and multilateral frameworks in energy.
In its work, the Energy Directorate pursues the following key national energy policy objectives:
- a secure, sustainable and competitive energy supply;
- improved energy efficiency; and
- energy supply from renewable energy sources.