Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA)
Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) is a legal entity affiliated to the Minister of Electricity and Energy. It regulates, supervises, and controls all matters related to electricity.
Egypt ERA’s Vision: Upgrading the electricity sector and it’s services in accordance with international standards, this help in the existence of competitive electricity market, achieving the best price with the highest level of service, attaining regional cooperation through the compatibility with other countries, establish the principles of nondiscrimination, emphasis on free competition taken under by predictable decisions, work on consumer protection through the transparency of performance and ensure a balanced relationship between suppliers and consumers. It also encourages investments in the electricity sector through provision of the infrastructure investment on economic fundamentals and stimulate investing in the renewable energies.
Egypt ERA’s Mission: Follow up and monitor all the activities of electrical energy production, transmission and distribution, in order to ensure the availability and continuity in meeting the requirements of different usage at a reasonable price and preserved environment, this could be achieved by setting rules and regulations for the electrical energy providers and consumers in order to achieve the transparency of performance and prevent monopolistic competition.
Egypt ERA’s Objectives: The Agency aims organizing, follow up and monitor all the activities of electrical energy production, transmission, distribution and consumption, ensuring the availability and continuity to meet the requirements of different usage at a reasonable price and preserved environment, considering the interest of the producer, transporter, distributer and the consumer of electricity, adapting fair competition in the activities of electrical energy production, transmission and distribution.See more