ERRA Chairmen Meetings


The Chairmen, Presidents and Commissioners of ERRA member regulatory bodies have been meeting since 2009 on a biannual basis in order to discuss the most burning issues faced by association members. The informal meetings provide an excellent opportunity for informing each other about latest developments and upcoming issues in the member countries in the field of electricity, gas and water regulation.


Papers prepared in the framework of the ERRA Chairmen Meetings:

ERRA Survey: Independence of the National Regulatory Authorities


The objective of this paper is to provide ERRA members with a closer look into regulatory autonomy in terms of political, legal and financial independence, transparency and some other special issues. Each of these different terms of regulatory independence are discussed in separate chapters of this Report. The calculation results of the different “Gilardi index” elements for each NRA is introduced in a separate chapter.

In the Survey the data and information of the following ERRA members were assessed/analysed and in the Report the results are introduced: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine and UNMIK.

Edited by:
Gábor SZÖRÉNYI – General Secretary, ERRA


ERRA Survey on Potential Regulatory Incentives Aiming to Reduce Electricity Network Losses


During the January 2013 ERRA Chairmen Meeting it was agreed that ERRA should collect regulatory methods and tariff elements, which incentivize the network operators (TSOs, DSOs) and suppliers to reduce network losses using the following terminology:
     – Technical network loss (active power loss)
     – Commercial network loss (non- technical loss)

The following countries filled the survey: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, UNMIK.

Based on the evaluation of the answers and the additional comments the presentation contains general understanding and assessment on the situation of these countries.

Prepared by:
Maria MANICUTA – Presidium Member, ERRA
Gábor SZÖRÉNYI – General Secretary, ERRA



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