Muscat, The Sultanate represented by the Authority for Electricity
Regulation (AER) will host tomorrow (Sunday) the Energy Regulators Regional
Association’s Presidium Meeting at Crowne Plaza Muscat Hotel to discuss and review the
future operations and work plan for 2019/20.
The meeting will be held in the presence of Mart Ots � ERRA Chairman and Attila Nyikos –
ERRA Vice- Chairman along with other Presidium members. The meeting will also discuss
ERRA’s financial status, completed activities, planning the General Assembly and other
Qais bin Saud al-Zakwani, Executive Director of AER, said; ‘We are honored to welcome
the Energy Regulators Regional Association’s Presidium members for the first time to
Oman. We hope that through these meetings ERRA members improve energy regulation
in their countries and we look forward to foster cooperation among other international
energy regulators. ERRA continues to serve as a discussion hub for the exchange and
access of energy regulatory information, research and experience among its members.
We are experiencing the massive-global transformation of the energy sector and ERRA
programs are set to be a reference point for practice and knowledge in the constantly
evolving regulatory environment.’
It is worth mentioning that the Presidium of the Energy Regulators Regional Association
consists of seven Assembly Representatives (each from separate Full Members) elected
by secret ballot, majority vote of the General Assembly.
The Authority for Electricity Regulation joined the Energy Regulators Regional Association
(ERRA) in 2015.
The ERRA is a voluntary organization, legally registered in Hungary in April 2001 and its
Secretariat operates in Budapest, comprising of independent energy regulatory bodies
primarily from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South and North America. With its 33
Full and 10 Associate Members, ERRA aims to increase exchange of information, research
and experience among its members and to expand access to energy regulatory experience
around the world.
Source: Oman News Agency