Date: September 2012
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
With the support of the US Agency for International Development, Black Sea regulators visited the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator to examine key issues within renewable energy development and energy efficiency. Participants discussed US approaches to energy efficiency and regulatory-utility coordination for the implementation of select initiatives aimed at delivering Commission-mandated energy savings to retail consumers.
Black Sea partners also toured several distribution utilities and retail companies, directly observing their energy efficiency programs in practice and discussing design stages and the savings verification process.
Project Dates: 2010-Present
National Regulators from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, and Ukraine
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