Date: June 2014
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
With the support of the US Agency for International Development, Black Sea regulators and NARUC experts reviewed and discussed the third draft of the Principles of Regulation to Promote Energy Efficiency in the Black Sea Region. Participants examined relevant issues to each Black Sea country and discussed steps to better inform the cost determinations of new infrastructure investments in transmissions.
In addition, regulators under the Black Sea Regulatory Initiative (BSRI) met with transmission system operators under the Black Sea Regional Transmission Planning Project (BSTP) to discuss collaborative approaches to supporting the joint regional grid modeling work and underlying cost-benefit analysis, as well as practical utilization of regulatory policy and network planning scenarios for further integration of cross-border activities in the Black Sea region.
Project Dates: 2010-Present
National Regulators from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, and Ukraine
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