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Capacity-building for Energy Regulators in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Project Description

 

 

Project Objective

The project is to promote and advocate good and sound energy regulatory practices in the Partner Countries of the INOGATE Programme and to harmonise energy regulatory practices among them. The project will allow the transfer of EU best practices and the strengthening of cooperation among the countries involved.Furthermore, the project will aim to educate relevant ministerial level decision makers of these countries about the purposes and benefits of an independent energy regulatory organisation.

Expected Results

  • Creation of a network for information exchange and assistance among the energy regulators of the beneficiary countries with the aim of helping governments to improve the overall consistency of their energy policies and to better integrate regulatory tools into sectoral strategies and policies.
  • Transfer of information and best practices among the participating energy regulators and ministry representatives with the aim of establishing a common regulatory environment and common understanding of regulatory and market issues andpractices, based on EU principles.
  • Improve organisational performance including better tariff practices consistent with international methods and harmonised among the beneficiary countries.
  • Support beneficiary countries in carrying out their regulatory reforms and improving their regulatory responsibilities.· Support beneficiary countries in establishing independent regulatory bodies.
  • Educate secondary target groups (consumer advocacy groups, research and academic institutions, press).

Key Data

Status

Completed

Implementation period

01/09/2009 - 01/07/2010

Budget

€330,000

Thematic Areas

Energy policy, Energy tariffs, Energy markets

Beneficiary countries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Project Activities

Activity Title ▴▾ Date ▴▾ Status ▴ Location Type
1st Technical Exchange Programme on 13-15 May, 2009, in Kiev, Ukraine 13/05/2009 - 15/05/2009 Completed Kiev (Ukraine) Event
Training Course
2nd Technical Exchange Programme, 1-3 March, 2010, Riga, Latvia; Vilnius, Lithuania 01/03/2010 - 03/03/2010 Completed Riga (Latvia) Event
Training Course
Peer Review Programme in Chisinau, Moldova, October 26-27, 2009 26/10/2009 - 27/10/2009 Completed Chisinau (Moldova) Event
Seminars & Workshops
Training Course on Energy Regulation in Transition Economies, 4-6 November, Budapest, Hungary 04/11/2009 - 06/11/2009 Completed Budapest (Hungary) Event
Training Course
Training Course on Introduction to the Regulation of Electricity Markets, June 14-16, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey 14/07/2010 - 16/07/2010 Completed Istanbul (Turkey) Event
Training Course
Peer Review Programme in Kutaisi, Georgia, November 30- December 1, 2009 30/11/2009 - 01/12/2009 Completed Kutaisi (Georgia) Event
Seminars & Workshops

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Countries
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Russian Federation
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
 
Thematic Areas
Energy policy
Energy tariffs
Energy markets
Energy standards
Energy security
Renewable energy
Energy efficiency
Energy investments
Energy statistics
 
Type
Event
INOGATE Meetings
Seminars & Workshops
Other Event
Training Course
INOGATE Meetings
Ministerial Conference
Information Event
Publications
Country Requests (AHEFS)
Reports and Studies
Study visits
 
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