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Gambia hosts regional conference on electricity

Gambia’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA), in collaboration with the African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR), will host a r egional workshop on Organisation of Electric Power Market Structure and Model fr o m 31 May to 4 June, in Banjul, the capital.

AFUR was established by a group of African regulators to facilitate the developm ent of effective regulation in support of Africa’s infrastructure, PANA report f r om here Sunday.

The programme, held under the technical assistance and capacity building for the AFUR project, is funded by the European Union (EU) and aims to provide a high l e vel view of the types of options available for power market structures and model s and how they may be tailored to the particular circumstances of African countri e s.

It is also aimed at providing participants with an overview of the principles an d practices of economic regulations in the field of electricity, and methods of a ttracting private investment into the power sector through public-private partne r ship.

The continental regulatory body (AFUR) focuses on issues related to the regulati on of energy, communications, water and sanitation and transportation.

The focus is primarily on region-wide issues and developments and may also contr ibute to activities at national and sub-regional levels.

Gambia’s regulatory body, PURA, became a member of the African Forum Utility Reg ulators in 2005. 

 

   

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