Sabotage of multistage tariffs

Doctor of Economics Mikhail Poisik asks why Premier Energy and ANRE show no interest in implementing the generally accepted energy efficiency measures, that is, introducing multi-stage tariffs. Commentary for eNews.

Correct billing

For automated energy metering systems, when data from the metering system enter the billing system automatically, there are cases of incorrect bills.

Heat metering on risers

Today, the solution of apartment heat metering with vertical layout rests on the price of the issue. Converting a vertical layout to a horizontal one is expensive and not all tenants will agree. However, there is a non-obvious solution – to take into account the heat from the risers.

Direct contracts for the supply of water

The water supplier is in favor of concluding contracts directly with consumers. As reported by JSC “Apă-Canal Chișinău”, during the last year 3880 applications for concluding direct contracts were submitted, including with 2358 owners of apartments from 55 apartment buildings, reports. All submitted applications will be considered by the operator, and, in case of… Read more »

Wastewater monitoring

About 47 economic agents in Chisinau discharge waste water into the sewerage system. “Dozens of economic agents in the capital dump wastewater into the sewage system, in which the maximum permissible concentration of harmful substances is significantly exceeded.”

Blackout in the USA and Ripple Control

California has been grappling with power shortages and outages for days. More than 3 million users have been disconnected from the power supply. California is experiencing an unprecedented heatwave, leading to an increase in the use of air conditioners. Today, even 4.5 GW of capacity is not enough during peak periods. This, of course, leads… Read more »


 By October 25, 2020: Conversion of the EED directive into national law From October 25th, 2020: All newly installed meters must be remotely readable. Tenants can request consumption information for all remotely readable meters. By 01.01.2027: All meters must be retrofitted with remote reading and all meters that cannot yet be remotely read must be… Read more »

ANRE: Water meters should be installed at the expense of the operator

       Apă-Canal Taraclia renegotiates contracts with consumers. The only question that causes disputes between consumers and the operator is at whose expense the installation, replacement and metrological verification of water meters will be carried out in accordance with the new contract.

Read the counters to end of March will not be

In order to prevent the spread of the new type of coronavirus COVID-19, Premier Energy (formerly Gas Natural Fenosa) extended the closing date of its commercial offices in Chisinau and regions until March 27 and clarified the procedure for calculating electricity. 

In 2020 Russia introduces “Smart Meters”

From July of next year, the law on the “intelligent electric energy metering system” (No. 522-ФЗ dated December 27, 2018) will enter the stage of “active implementation”.