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November 16, 2021
Regulators in Southern Africa Make Progress Towards Promoting Cross-Border Electricity Trade

Learn about how energy regulators in Southern Africa are working to increase electricity reliability and access by further harmonizing their power sectors and improving conditions for cross-border electricity trade.

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Regulators in Southern Africa Make Progress Towards Promoting Cross-Border Electricity Trade
November 11, 2021
New Cost of Service Study Manual Developed to Help Ethiopian Energy Sector Stakeholders Design Cost-Based Electricity Rates and Expand Electricity Access

Learn about how energy sector stakeholders in Ethiopia are working to design fair and reasonable rates. These efforts will improve the financial viability of the utilities, stimulate investment in new electricity infrastructure, and better position Ethiopia to participate in the East Africa Power Pool, thus increasing electricity access to its population.

 
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New Cost of Service Study Manual Developed to Help Ethiopian Energy Sector Stakeholders Design Cost-Based Electricity Rates and Expand Electricity Access
August 25, 2021
Tanzanian Utility Regulator Spearheads Stakeholder Agreement to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipeline Safety

Learn about how the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) of Tanzania has taken steps to guarantee worker and public safety and protect vital underground infrastructure.

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Tanzanian Utility Regulator Spearheads Stakeholder Agreement to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipeline Safety
August 11, 2021
Tariff Toolkit: Primer on the Impact and Treatment of Grants, Donor Assistance, and Concessional Financing

This primer focuses on the importance and impact of donor-financed assets on the tariff setting process in emerging economies.

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Tariff Toolkit: Primer on the Impact and Treatment of Grants, Donor Assistance, and Concessional Financing
August 9, 2021
Guidelines for Advancing Economic and Quality of Service Regulation in Africa's Electricity Sector

Developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Power Africa, these Guidelines are based on the African Development Bank's Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa. 

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Guidelines for Advancing Economic and Quality of Service Regulation in Africa's Electricity Sector
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