Dates: January 27-31, 2014
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), five Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) staff from the economic, legal, electricity, and natural gas departments visited the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to examine Illinois’ natural gas and renewable energy regulatory frameworks.
The partnership exchange focused on rules and regulations that EWURA will have to draft and implement following the adoption of Tanzania’s new Natural Gas Policy. Participants also discussed methodologies for tariff setting in the natural gas sector as well as Illinois gas transmission and distribution codes. The exchange also touched on how to balance natural gas and renewable energy in Illinois and the Tanzanian progress on renewable energy.
Project Dates: 2013-Present
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority
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