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July 14, 2021
Infographic: Supporting Gender Equity in the Energy Sector

This USAID and NARUC infographic on supporting gender equity in the energy sector includes information on the need for women’s empowerment in the workforce, an overview of NARUC’s global gender initiatives, and more.

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Infographic: Supporting Gender Equity in the Energy Sector
June 30, 2021
Ethiopian Regulator Approves Groundbreaking Mini-Grid Directive, Improves Licensing Process, Paving the Way for Increased Electrification

Learn about how the the Ethiopian Energy Authority has taken steps to create an enabling environment for private sector investment in mini-grids and increase connections for consumers in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian Regulator Approves Groundbreaking Mini-Grid Directive, Improves Licensing Process, Paving the Way for Increased Electrification
June 3, 2021
NARUC's Asia Gas Partnership from 9,000 Miles Away

This article explores how NARUC staff and expert volunteers have kept international natural gas assistance programs running during the pandemic.

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NARUC's Asia Gas Partnership from 9,000 Miles Away
May 11, 2021
Senegalese Regulators Make Progress towards Diversifying the Energy Market and Creating a Healthy Investment Climate

Learn about how Senegalese regulators are working to increase generation capacity and ensure affordable and consistent access to energy by integrating natural gas into the energy mix.

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Senegalese Regulators Make Progress towards Diversifying the Energy Market and Creating a Healthy Investment Climate
May 6, 2021
Tariff Toolkit - Depreciation Expense: A Primer for Utility Regulators

This primer is designed to assist energy regulators working in emerging economies with building their understanding and knowledge of key concepts related to depreciation.

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Tariff Toolkit - Depreciation Expense: A Primer for Utility Regulators
April 5, 2021
Tariff Toolkit: Primer on Primary Drivers of Electricity Tariffs for Utility Regulators

This primer is meant to help utility regulators around the world understand the primary drivers of electricity tariffs based on the revenue requirement concept, with a specific focus on the expenses that are incorporated into revenue requirements.

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Tariff Toolkit: Primer on Primary Drivers of Electricity Tariffs for Utility Regulators
March 1, 2021
Energy Regulation in Europe and Eurasia is Critical to Achieving Renewable Energy and Energy Security Goals

Learn how NARUC engages with regulatory partners in Europe and Eurasia to address the reliability and availability of renewable energy resources.

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Energy Regulation in Europe and Eurasia is Critical to Achieving Renewable Energy and Energy Security Goals
February 19, 2021
Revised Data Collection Templates and Common Set of Metrics and Method(s) for Establishing Performance Benchmarks

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.

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Revised Data Collection Templates and Common Set of Metrics and Method(s) for Establishing Performance Benchmarks
January 26, 2021
Energy Regulators from Armenia and North Macedonia Make Progress in Cyber Preparedness

Published in April and May of 2020, respectively, “The Utility Regulator's Role in Promoting Cybersecurity: Resilience, Risk Assessment, and Standards” and “Evaluating the Prudency of Cybersecurity Investments: Guidelines for Energy Regulators” are two publications meant to empower energy regulators to strengthen their cyber preparedness and increase grid resilience.

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Energy Regulators from Armenia and North Macedonia Make Progress in Cyber Preparedness
January 12, 2021
Tanzanian Regulators Make Strides in Unlocking Energy Sector Potential through Safe Expansion of Natural Gas Utilization

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.

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Tanzanian Regulators Make Strides in Unlocking Energy Sector Potential through Safe Expansion of Natural Gas Utilization
January 6, 2021
Tariff Toolkit: Primer on Rate Design for Cost-Reflective Tariffs

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.

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Tariff Toolkit: Primer on Rate Design for Cost-Reflective Tariffs
November 30, 2020
New USAID & NARUC "Advancing Women Leaders in Energy" Project to Promote Gender Equity within Energy Regulatory Agencies in Europe and Eurasia

As part of a whole-of-Government effort to advance women's economic empowerment globally, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and NARUC are launching a new two-year project, Advancing Women Leaders in Energy.

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New USAID & NARUC "Advancing Women Leaders in Energy" Project to Promote Gender Equity within Energy Regulatory Agencies in Europe and Eurasia
November 18, 2020
Zambian Regulators Demonstrate Ongoing Commitment to Gender Equity in the Energy Sector by Hosting NARUC Women in Energy Regulation Internship Program

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.

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Zambian Regulators Demonstrate Ongoing Commitment to Gender Equity in the Energy Sector by Hosting NARUC Women in Energy Regulation Internship Program
October 28, 2020
Central Asian Countries Map Next Steps in Energy Sector Development through Participation in Regional Regulatory Partnership

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.

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Central Asian Countries Map Next Steps in Energy Sector Development through Participation in Regional Regulatory Partnership
October 21, 2020
A Regulator's Guide to the Use of Production Simulation Tools for Market Analysis

This primer focuses on the use of market simulation tools for planning and market analysis.

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A Regulator's Guide to the Use of Production Simulation Tools for Market Analysis