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Energy Efficiency (Registration of Energy Auditors) Regulations 2016


Energy Efficiency (Registration of Energy Auditors) Regulations 2016
 
        As per the provisions of the Energy Efficiency Act 2011,  an energy audit can only be carried out by an energy auditor who is a person certified by such institution as may be prescribed. The Act also provides that certified energy auditors shall be registered with the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO).
 
      The Energy Efficiency (Registration of Energy Auditors) Regulations 2016 came into operation on March 01, 2016 (see Government Notice No. 32 of 2016). These Regulations indicate the process to be followed for the registration of certified energy auditors with the EEMO. A list of certification bodies is provided at the Second Schedule of the regulations.
 
     A list of certification bodies is provided at the Second Schedule of the regulations.A list of certification bodies is provided at the Second Schedule of the regulations.
 
      A copy of the regulations may be downloaded from the following link:
 
 
       Your attention is brought to the following:
 
(i)   the list of certification bodies provided at the Second Schedule of the regulations is non-exhaustive. Applicants who have been certified by a certification body other than any of the ones mentioned at the Second Schedule of the regulations may still register with the EEMO provided the applicant shows proof that his/her certification body is a duly accredited one;
 
(ii) for the purposes of the Energy Efficiency Act and the regulations, energy auditor includes an energy audit firm. The registration process indicated in the regulations equally applies to energy audit firms, subject to conditions spelt out in the regulations;
 
(iii) registration with the Energy Efficiency Management Office is not limited only to local energy auditors. Foreign energy auditors and energy audit firms, willing to provide their services in Mauritius, shall register with the EEMO and shall follow the same process indicated in the regulations; and
 
(iv) registration with the EEMO is free of charge.
 
How to register?
 
     Registration may be made online or by submitting hard copies of application forms. The EEMO encourage applicants to use the online system which may be accessed on eeims.govmu.org Registration may be made online or by submitting hard copies of application forms. The EEMO encourage applicants to use the online system which may be accessed on eeims.govmu.org
 
     As mentioned earlier, registration is open to Energy Auditors as well as to Energy Audit Firms. In this respect, three different types of applications forms (Forms A, B and C) have been provided in the regulations.
 
Registration of Energy Auditor
    
     For an Energy Auditor to register with the EEMO, he/she will have to use Form A. The form may be downloaded by clicking the link below:
 
    
Registration of Energy Audit Firm
       Here there are two possibilities. If one of the staff of the Energy Audit Firm is already registered as Energy Auditor with the EEMO, then the Energy Audit Firm will have to use Form B. The form may be downloaded by clicking the link below:Here there are two possibilities. If one of the staff of the Energy Audit Firm is already registered as Energy Auditor with the EEMO, then the Energy Audit Firm will have to use Form B. The form may be downloaded by clicking the link below:
 
Form B:            Application for registration as energy audit firm 
 
      However, if the Energy Audit Firm is already certified as energy audit firm by a certification body, then the Energy Audit Firm will have to use Form C. The form may be downloaded by clicking the link below:
 
                
     Unless the applicant uses the online system, the duly filled-in application forms and supporting documents will have to be submitted to the following address:Unless the applicant uses the online system, the duly filled-in application forms and supporting documents will have to be submitted to the following address:
 
The Director
Energy Efficiency Management Office
Level 1, SICOM Tower
Wall Street
Ebene 72201
Mauritius
 
Database of Energy Auditors / Energy Audit Firms
 
     The EEMO will compile and maintain a database on the Energy Auditors and Energy Audit Firms registered with it. Relevant information from the database will be made available on the website of the EEMO for access by anyone intending to appoint an Energy Auditor or Energy Audit Firm.
 
       (Disclaimer: Registration with the EEMO shall not be construed as the EEMO endorsing / certifying / acknowledging the qualifications and experience of the Energy Auditors and Energy Audit Firms. Registration with the EEMO will be based solely on the information provided by the applicants – no due diligence will be carried out by the EEMO. Any wilful misstatement by an applicant may lead to his/her/it’s application being rejected or, if already registered with the EEMO, his/her/it’s deregistration by the EEMO)(Disclaimer: Registration with the EEMO shall not be construed as the EEMO endorsing / certifying / acknowledging the qualifications and experience of the Energy Auditors and Energy Audit Firms. Registration with the EEMO will be based solely on the information provided by the applicants – no due diligence will be carried out by the EEMO. Any wilful misstatement by an applicant may lead to his/her/it’s application being rejected or, if already registered with the EEMO, his/her/it’s deregistration by the EEMO)
 
The EEMO may be contacted on Tel (230) 206 0582, Fax (230) 454 0567 or by email on       eemo@govmu.org any clarification or additional information.