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Africa/Middle East: Nigeria

Study Tour on Market Monitoring

Date: July 21-30, 2015
Location: San Francisco, California

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), NARUC arranged for representatives from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the Nigerian National Planning Commission (NPC) to participate in a study tour on market monitoring. The NERC and NPC representatives visited the California Public Utilities Commission, the Pacific Gas and Electric utility, the Electric Power Research Institute, and the California Independent System Operator. They also participated in a three-day interactive workshop on wholesale electricity markets at Stanford University. The activity covered a wide range of topics related to market monitoring, including the establishment and functions of an independent system operator, regulatory mechanisms for detecting and preventing market power abuse, establishing an independent monitoring organization, and coordinating efficient dispatch.

 

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Project Dates: 2008-Present

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

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