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An Overview of the Efficient Management of Electrical Energy Regulations 2008

EFFECTIVE DATE
  1. 15 December 2008

APPLICATION
  1. Consumers - Any installation which receives electrical energy from a licensee or supply authority with a total electricity consumption equal to or exceeding 3,000,000 kWh as measured at one metering point or more over any period of six consecutive months;
  2. Generator - Any installation used, worked or operated by a private installation licensee with a total net electrical energy generation equal to or exceeding 3,000,000 kWh over any period of six consecutive months.
  3. For existing installations - Electrical energy calculated over six months from the effective date.
  4. For new installations - Electrical energy is calculated over six months from the date the electrical energy supply is connected to the installation by the licensee or supply authority.

OBLIGATION TO SUBMIT INFORMATION

A licensee or supply authority who supplies electrical energy for:-
  1. Existing installation - shall submit to the Commission information or documents regarding the names and particulars of consumers whose total electrical energy consumption over any period not exceeding six consecutive months equals to or exceeds 3,000,000 kWh, not later than one month after the expiry of the period of six consecutive months from the effective date.
  2. New installations - shall submit to the Commission information or documents regarding the names and particulars of consumers whose total electrical energy consumption over any period not exceeding six consecutive months equals to or exceeds 3,000,000 kWh, not later than one month after the expiry of the period of six consecutive months from the date the electrical energy supply is connected to the installation by the licensee or supply authority.

A private installation licensee
  1. Existing installations - shall submit to the Commission information or documents regarding the total net electrical energy generation over any period not exceeding six consecutive months that equals to or exceeds 3,000,000 kWh, not later than one month after the expiry of the period of six consecutive months from the effective date.
  2. New installations - shall submit to the Commission information or documents regarding the total net electrical energy generation over any period not exceeding six consecutive months that equals to or exceeds 3,000,000 kWh, not later than one month after the expiry of the period of six consecutive months from the date the installation starts to generate electrical energy.
Licensee, supply authority or private installation licensee shall ensure that the information or documents provided are true, accurate and complete.

Any licensee, supply authority or private installation licensee who -
  1. fails to submit such information; or
  2. fails to disclose or omits to give any relevant information or document, or provides information or documents that he or it knows or has reason to believe is false or misleading commits an offence under these Regulations.

NOTIFICATION TO AFFECTED INSTALLATIONS

The Commission may, at any time by written notice, direct –

  1. to appoint or designate a registered electrical energy manager;
  2. to submit a written confirmation of such appointment or designation (name, particulars, date of expiry of registration)
  3. to submit information :
    - the statement of policy for efficient electrical energy management of the installation ;
    - the objectives of efficient electrical energy management; and
    - the accounts and documents pertaining to efficient electrical energy management ;
  4. to submit reports - in Form A and a declaration by the registered electrical energy manager for the installation in Form B of the Second Schedule
  5. To submit any other information which the Commission may require.

5. OBLIGATION OF PRIVATE INSTALLATION LICENSEE OR CONSUMER
Any private installation licensee or consumer who is served with a written notice from the Commission under regulation 6 shall submit to the Commission -

  1. the information as required under No. 4 (a) and (b) not later than three months from the date of the written notice; and
  2. the information and report as required under No. 4 (c), (d) and (e) not later than thirty days after the expiry of six consecutive months from the date of the notice and for every six months onwards.
 
6. REVIEW
The Commission may, review the obligations of the entity by considering: -
  1. the total net electrical energy consumption/generation for the reported period;
  2. the compliance with the requirements of the Regulations; and
  3. any other reason which show efficient management of electrical energy at the installation for the reported period
  4. may by written notice notify the entity that he or it is no longer required to further submit the information and report

7. WITHDRAWAL
The Commission may withdraw the earlier notice by considering:-
  1. the total net electrical energy consumption or generation for the reported period;
  2. any other reason which show efficient management of electrical energy at the installation for the reported period has not been practised after the date of issue of the notice

8. REGISTERED ELECTRICAL ENERGY MANAGER OF INSTALLATION
Need for registration of electrical energy manager (EEM) for the purposes of the Regulations


9. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF EEM
  1. Malaysian citizen aged 23 years and above; and
  2. is a Professional Engineer and possesses at least six months working experience in the efficient management of electrical energy, or
  3. holds a degree in Science, Engineering, Architecture or its equivalent and possesses at least one year working experience in the efficient management of electrical energy; or
  4. holds a certificate of competency as an Electrical Services Engineer or as a Competent Electrical Engineer as in the Electricity Regulations 1994 and possesses at least nine months working experience in the efficient management of electrical energy; and
  5. Demonstrates knowledge of the requirements of the Act and these Regulations
  6. The Commission may require the person to attend an interview.

10. FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY MANAGER
  1. To audit and analyse the total electrical energy consumption or generation
  2. To advise in developing and implementing measures to ensure efficient management of electrical energy at the installation
  3. To monitor effective implementation of the measures
  4. To supervise the keeping of records on efficient management of electrical energy at the installation and verify its accuracy;
  5. To ensure the timely submission of information and reports under the regulations.

11. GENERAL PROVISIONS
  1. Commission to maintain a register of registered electrical energy managers
  2. Procedures for replacement of certificates of registration
  3. Procedures for certified true copies of the certificate of registration
  4. Extension of time – may be requested
  5. Service of notice – personally or by registered post

12. GENERAL PENALTY

Any person who commits an offence under the Regulations shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or both
 

WHO AND WHERE TO CONTACT?

Demand Side Management Unit
Energy Management Department
Energy Commission
Level 12, Jalan Tun Hussein Onn
Presint 2, 62100 Putrajaya

Tel: 03 88708500
Fax: 03 88888648

Website address : www.st.gov.my