Africa/Middle East: Nigeria

Partnership Exchange on Tariffs

Date: July 14-18, 2008
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), NARUC experts and representatives from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the Kenyan Energy Regulatory Commission, and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa discussed Nigeria’s Multi-Year Tariff Order, techniques to reduce technical and commercial losses, customer interface, administrative procedures, rate design, consumer protection laws, licensing in the energy sector, and other topics. Experts from the Michigan Public Service Commission reviewed and provided recommendations for NERC plans for addressing these topics.




At A Glance

Project Dates: 2008-Present

Primary Partners:

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Contact Us About This Project


Nigerian Regulator Advances Electricity Reliability and Market Reform through Eligible Customer Rule
With the support of USAID and Power Africa, NARUC assisted the Nigerian Energy Regulatory Commission in developing and issuing a rule that will improve electricity reliability for large power customers and offer generators more stable revenues.

Arizona Regulators Featured in Article about NARUC-USAID Work
Regulators from Arizona are providing expertise and thoughtful support to counterparts in Ukraine, Nigeria and elsewhere, thanks to USAID assistance.

NARUC Brings Nigerians Together On Cost-Reflective Tariffs
Through USAID assistance, Nigerian regulators and utilities worked together to examine tariff details during a simulation in Abuja.