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Africa/Middle East: Nigeria

Partnership Exchange on Regulatory Frameworks

Date: June 27 – July 1, 2011
Location: Lansing, Michigan, and Washington, District of Columbia

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), five delegates from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) met with U.S. regulators to discuss commission leadership, tariffs and pricing, and data collection and management. NERC also sent four self-funded participants, including new commissioners -- their participation was critical, as the commissioners learned management structure, codes of ethics, and methods of institutional transparency of a well-functioning regulatory body. NERC and the NARUC members discussed tariff methodology and pricing schemes to assist NERC as it increases its regulatory capacity. The NERC commissioners also visited Washington, DC as part of this trip to hold high-level discussions with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the DC Public Service Commission.

 

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Project Dates: 2008-Present

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

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