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Director-General: mag. Hinko Šolinc

Phone: +386 1 478 7450

Fax: +386 1 478 6418

E-mail: gp.mzip(at) 



The Energy Directorate performs tasks relating to the efficient use of energy and to the provision of renewable sources of energy, energy supply, sources of energy and mining. Its key activities include:

  • preparation and implementation of national energy policy (energy generation and processing, production, distribution and supply, efficient use and renewable sources of energy for heating and transport);
  • ensuring rational economic management of raw mineral resources and conferring mining rights for exploration and exploitation of raw mineral resources;
  • implementing measures to achieve energy and climate objectives while ensuring a reliable energy supply at competitive prices, in particular through encouraging the use of renewable energy sources and measures for higher energy efficiency;
  • cooperation within bilateral and multilateral regional energy frameworks aimed at providing a stimulating environment for cooperation at national, regional and entrepreneurial levels;
  • management of the energy sector database information system for the needs of the sectoral ministry and elaboration of economic analyses for the energy sector; and
  • drawing up legislative and other acts for the energy and mining sectors.

The Energy Directorate framework of operation includes the pursuit of key national energy policy goals, as follows:

  • a secure, sustainable and competitive energy supply;
  • increasing energy efficiency; and
  • energy supply from renewable energy sources.