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Africa/Middle East: Nigeria

Study Tour on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Date: March 28 – April 1, 2011
Location: San Francisco, California

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), NARUC arranged for staff from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to attend a study tour on renewable energy and energy efficiency. During the tour, NERC staff visited the California Public Utilities Commission, where they heard from their counterparts about California’s electricity adequacy, reliability and infrastructure as well as its demand response programs and advanced metering. They also visited the Pacific Gas and Electric utility, where they learned about revenue decoupling and energy efficiency measures that have helped keep per capita kWh demand flat since the early 1980s. Finally, the delegation visited the City of Palo Alto Utilities, where they learned about this municipal utility’s efforts to improve system efficiencies.

 

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Project Dates: 2008-Present

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

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