PRESS RELEASE: New $1.5m AfDB-funded Project to Improve Electricity Regulation in COMESA Launched

PRESS RELEASE: New $1.5m AfDB-funded Project to Improve Electricity Regulation in COMESA Launched

Lusaka, Tuesday, 11 April 2023 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have launched a new regional initiative to enhance the sustainability of the electricity sector in Eastern and Southern Africa through harmonized regulatory frameworks. The initiative, named “Regional Harmonization of Regulatory Frameworks and Tools for […]

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Framework for Regulatory Oversight for the Regional Energy Market Developed

Framework for Regulatory Oversight for the Regional Energy Market Developed

The Eastern-Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) is developing a framework for regulatory oversight for the regional energy market to guide cross border power trading. The final report of the framework has now been presented to the COMESA Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) by the Consultants contracted […]

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RAERESA appoints Consultant to develop Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Strategy for the EA-SA-IO Region

RAERESA appoints Consultant to develop Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Strategy for the EA-SA-IO Region

Lusaka, 23rd January 2019: COMESA through the Regional Association of Energy Regulators of Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) has appointed a Zambian firm to develop a Synthesized Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Strategy for the EA-SA-IO Region. The short-term consultancy contract worth $124 506 was awarded to Centre for Energy Environment and Engineering of Zambia […]

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Regional Regulatory Framework Needed to Address Gaps and Weaknesses in Electricity Sector – COMESA/RAERESA

Regional Regulatory Framework Needed to Address Gaps and Weaknesses in Electricity Sector – COMESA/RAERESA

The COMESA Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) is developing a framework which will act as the regulatory oversight for the electricity sector in the region. The association believes the framework will help control the area and enhance the efficiency of regional power trading on the continent. As a way […]

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Status of Energy in the COMESA Region

Status of Energy in the COMESA Region

Addis Ababa, Thursday, March 5, 2020: The total installed power generation capacity in the COMESA region is 92,00 megawatts (MW) with Thermal power dominating at more than 69% and Hydro (large and small) accounting for 30%. This was disclosed during the 9th Annual General Meeting of the COMESA Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern […]

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