Date: November 30 – December 7, 2008
Location: Lansing, Michigan
With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), NARUC experts from the Michigan Public Service Commission hosted a partnership exchange with representatives from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the Power Holding Company of Nigeria. The activity focused on regulation of competitive markets, consumer protection, efficiency, natural gas regulation, encouraging investment in the natural gas sector, performance monitoring and benchmarking.
Nigerian representatives visited key facilities in the region, including the Midland CoGeneration Venture, Karn/Weadock generating complex, and the Weber Hydro facility, which provided the opportunity for the Nigerian delegation to see firsthand how Michigan is working to meet its electricity generation needs. Industry representatives from generation, transmission, and distribution companies such as Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, and ITC Transmission provided perspectives on industry relations with Michigan regulators and operating procedures.
Project Dates: 2008-Present
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