The Sultanate to Host ERRA Meeting Tomorrow

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