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ERA CEO Advises Zanzibar Utility Regulatory Authority on Utility Regulation

The Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako advised officials of Zanzibar Utility Regulatory Authority(ZURA) on how to create a good regulatory environment, to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the service delivery of Zanzibar utility sector.

Eng. Ziria advised ZURA officials during the launch of the ZURA 5 Year Strategic Plan in Zanzibar where she made a presentation on the evolution and growth of Uganda’s Electricity Supply Industry, spearheaded by Electricity Regulatory Authority.

In the presentation, Eng. Ziria highlighted the overview of Uganda’s Electricity Supply Industry, the enactment of the Electricity Act, 1999, that saw the disbandment of Uganda Electricity Board, and the creation of ERA, Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, and the Electricity Dispute Tribunal, all aimed at creating efficiency in service delivery in Uganda’s Electricity Supply Industry.

Officials of ZURA appreciated the presentation and the advice by Eng. Ziria noting that they would want to benchmark ERA to further grasp how ERA managed to transform Uganda’s Electricity Supply Industry from inefficiency to efficiency. Eng. Ziria was in Zanzibar between 19th and 22nd September 2017. Download Full Presenation Here


Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 09:36