21st of January, 2021 Mr Renatas Pocius starts his duties as the
Chair of National Energy Regulatory Council (NERC). Mr. Pocius was appointed as
a Chair of the Lithuanian national energy regulatory authority for a 5-year
term starting from 21st of January, 2021. Prior to his appointment as
a Chair of NERC, Mr. Pocius served as a Vice-Chair, starting his career at the
institution almost 19 years ago.
following priorities are named by the Chair of NERC for the future term:
implementation of the Green Deal and the Clean Energy Package, further
liberalization of the energy market, empowerment of consumers to actively
engage in the energy market, implementation of a supportive innovation
framework accelerating the innovative solutions in the energy sector and in
NERC activities as well.
in the near future, it is planned that NERC will be entrusted with a new
function - regulation of the waste management sector, where the most important
goal is to introduce such pricing model that would encourage the population to
recycle and choose sustainable consumption.
employee-expert is the main asset of the institution. Today, NERC has more than
two hundred specialists in economic, technical, legal and other fields. My goal
is not only to be a leader, but also to actively contribute to the
implementation of the tasks, so I am always ready to assist and advise, ” said
the new Chair of NERC.