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Africa/Middle East: Tanzania

Training on Cost-Reflective Tariffs

Date: August 17-20, 2015
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

NARUC organized a training on cost-reflective tariffs to support the Tanzania Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) and other stakeholders’ capacity to understand the cost components of energy pricing. Supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), this training was attended by EWURA staff and representatives from the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO), the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation, the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Zanzibar Utilities and Regulatory Authority (ZURA), and the Zanzibar Electricity Company (ZECO).

Both regulators and utilities in Tanzania and Zanzibar must understand how cost-reflective tariffs are derived, particularly as officials at EWURA and ZURA review tariff applications. Electricity rates are one of several factors to determine the attractiveness of Tanzania for the private sector, and as such the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation attended the training to understand the issue of cost-reflective tariffs further.

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Project Dates: 2013-Present

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