This publication on quality of service in the electricity sector contains information on topics such as data collection templates and internationally followed best practices that help to strengthen regulatory supervision.
Regulators from the Tanzanian Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) are working hard to safely expand the use of locally-produced natural gas, which is growing in importance as a sustainable energy source and an economic stimulator.
The latest addition to the Toolkit, the "Primer on Rate Design for Cost-Reflective Tariffs," is a resource for electricity regulators and utilities outlining the fundamental principles of cost-reflective rate design and describing key rate design processes.
With W-GDP support, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) are launching a new two-year project, W-GDP Advancing Women Leaders in Energy.
This past March, the Energy Regulatory Board (ERB) of Zambia became the newest host commission to participate in the Women in Energy Regulation Internship Program, organized by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) with funding support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Power Africa.
Faced with increased energy generation demands and the need for new and better energy infrastructure, regulatory agencies and ministries in Central Asia are actively searching for new ways to improve the financial viability of the energy sector and strengthen institutional capacity.
This primer focuses on the use of load flow studies for transmission planning, on the one hand, and the evaluation of changes to market design, including in particular market coupling or other means of regional integration, on the other.
The Albanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ERE) has recently approved the country’s first-ever cybersecurity regulation for the electricity sector, titled “Regulation on Cybersecurity of Electricity Sector Critical Infrastructure.” In doing so, they have established incident reporting criteria and requirements that electricity system operators can use to assess and improve their cybersecurity maturity as well as their protection and response capabilities.
This infographic corresponds with the USAID and NARUC publication, "Roadmap for the Development of Downstream Natural Gas Markets," which is meant to function as an informative step-by-step reference for energy regulators and energy sector decision makers in countries overseeing the domestic regulation of downstream natural gas markets.
With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), this primer explores cybersecurity maturity models via an understanding of their application, benefits, and value in the regulatory process.
This article was originally published in the October 2020 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly (www.fortnightly.com), and is the second in a two-part review of cybersecurity resources published through a partnership between NARUC and USAID.
Under funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) and in support of the Asia EDGE initiative, this Roadmap provides steps for consideration in establishing robust downstream natural gas markets.
With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has produced a new infographic titled "Modernized Grids can Increase Cybersecurity Risks."