Energy sector licences, permits, authorisations and notifications

MRA currently issues the following licences, permits, authorisations and notifications in the energy sector.

Please click on the appropriate link below for further details on these licence. A copy of the relevant application form may be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link below.

The documentation is available for download in PDF and additional software may be required. Please click on the appropriate link below.

Electricity & Renewable Energy

Authorisation A for the Installation, Alteration, Extension and Certification of Single Phase Electrical Installations

Authorisation B for the Installation, Alteration, Extension and Certification of Single Phase Electrical Installations and Three Phase Electrical Installations rated up to 300Amps per Phase

Electricity generation using small combined heat and power (CHP) plant and microwind turbines (not larger than 16 Amps per phase @ 230/400 V)

Electricity generation using photovoltaic system (not larger than 16 Amps per phase @ 230/400 V)

Authorisation to construct or reconstruct a PV installation larger than 16Amps per phase at 230V

Authorisation to construct or reconstruct a generating station

Transfer of licence for electricity generation

Application to change a Photovoltaic FiT option

Registrations and Applications for Guarantees of Origin

Registration for the Guarantees of Origin Certificate for electricity, heat, and/or cooling produced from renewable energy sources (RES)- production plant information

Application for the Guarantees of Origin Certificate for electricity heat and cooling Produced from Solar concentrator, wind, PV or Wave

Application for Guarantees of Origin Certificate for Electricity, Heat and, Cooling Produced from RES plant using Biomass and/or Waste, Landfill gas, Savage gas, Biogas or Biofuels

Registration for the Guarantees of Origin Certificate Scheme for a High Efficiency Co-generation Unit

Application for Guarantees of Origin Certificate for a high efficiency co-generation unit

Energy Performance Certificate Service (Note: The Energy Performance Certificate Service is managed by the Buildings Regulations Office not the MRA)

Scheme for the Registration of Training Courses Leading to the Certification of  Renewable Energy Systems Installers and Providers of Energy Services

Scheme for the Registration of Training Courses for RES systems

Petroleum for the Inland (Wholesale) Market, Bottling of LPG and Primary Storage Facilities

Authorisation to carry out the activity of Importer (including Wholesaler) of Petroleum

Authorisation to operate a primary storage facility

Fuel Sector – Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Market (LN 249/2008)

Application for the Granting, Renewal or Transfer of an Authorisation for the Bottling of LPG

Authorisation to retail portable cylinders filled with LPG including retail from a fixed point of sale

Authorisation to carry out the activity of a bulk LPG distributor

Authorisation to operate a Secondary Storage facility of LPG

Authorisation to operate a Fixed Piped Network of LPG

Authorisation to operate an AutoGas Retail Station

Fuel Sector – Petroleum for the Inland (Retail) Fuel Market (LN 53/2010)

Authorisation to carry the activity of a fuel distributor

Notification / Authorisation to operate a Secondary Storage facility of Petroleum

Authorisation to operate a Petroleum-Filling Station

Fuel Sector – Bunkering (Authorisation) (LN 270/2010)

Authorisation to Load Discharge and transfer fuels from a Road tanker to a Receiving Ship

Authorisation to operate a barge or a marine terminal / facility

Authorisation to operate a Marine Fuel Retail Station

Fuel Sector – Competent Persons

Application for approval as a Competent Person as per Petroleum for the Inland (Wholesale) Fuel Market, Regulations

Application for approval as a Competent Person as per Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market, Regulations

Application for approval as a Competent Person as per Petroleum for the Inland (Retail) Fuel Market, Regulations

Application for approval as a Competent Person – autogas (installation and certification) Regulations

Biofuels and Bioliquids Regulations LN 85_2012

Application Form (Biofuels and bioliquids operator)

Note:

Whilst reminding interested parties that the Malta Resources Authority is still receiving applications in respect of:

  1. An Authorisation to carry out the activity of an importer and or wholesaler of petroleum; and
  2. An Authorisation to operate a primary storage facility

It would like to point out that the applications have been slightly modified as follows:

At the end of the two applications the following has been added:

In the compilation of the above documents, the applicant is to ensure that the criteria listed in regulation 13 of LN278/2007 (Conditions relating to granting and renewal of Authorisations) are addressed.

The Malta Resources Authority will issue an authorisation to the applicant upon a full and correct submittal of this application and where compliance with the criteria in Regulation 13 (if applicable) exists.

This above mentioned change was included in order to clarify the criteria being followed by the Malta Resources Authority in the issuing of any of the above mentioned Authorisations.

All efforts will be made to ensure an expeditious consideration of the licence applications.

Stakeholders, market operators and members of the general public are invited to direct any query regarding the liberalisation programme to the Authority:

  • by telephone at the following number 22955000,
  • by means of electronic mail at mra@mra.org.mt
    or
  • by regular post to the Malta Resources Authority, Millennia, Aldo Moro Road, Marsa , MRS9065, Malta.

Officials of the Authority are available to meet with potential operators to clarify any queries that may arise.

Code of conduct approved by the Group of Coordinators for Directive 2005/36/EC on recognition of Professional Qualifications

Kodiċi ta’ kondotta approvati mill-Grupp ta’ Koordinatori għad-Direttiva 2005/36/KE dwar ir-rikonoxximent ta’ Kwalifiki Professjonali