Electricity Portfolio Committee

Introduction

The Electricity Portfolio Committee is responsible for developing tools, aligning regulatory frameworks and research in the electricity.

Governance

Eng. Gerald Maganga- EWURA, Tanzania ÔÇô Chair

Eng. Ezra Terer- EPRA, Kenya-Secretary

Representation

The following represents the Electricity Portfolio Committee.

No. Name Organisation
1. Gerard RUSINE RURA
2. Caroline KIMATHI EPRA
3. Didace NDIVYARIYE AREEN
4. Dr. Richard OKOU ERA
5. John A. NTENDE ERA
6. Abdalla H. STENI ZURA
7. Jabir SH. IS-HAKA ZURA

Objectives

The main objective of the EPC is to deliberate and deal with issues relating to but not limited to generation, transmission, distribution and supply of energy in terms of quality, safety, standards, energy systems integration, security and reliability of supply and promotion of renewable energy. The specific objectives of EPC include the following among others:

  • To develop regulatory benchmarks for the energy sector in East Africa;
  • To develop and recommend the implementation of best practices for monitoring and enforcing technical compliance by EREA member institutions;
  • To optimise capacity building in EREA member institutions to enhance monitoring of regional energy projects; and
  • To harmonise standards and recommend best regulatory practices to enhance quality, safety, security, and energy supply reliability and promote sustainable renewable energy sources within the East African Region.

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