Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau for Electricity and Water of Dubai (RSB)

Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau for Electricity and Water of Dubai (RSB)

United Arab Emirates

Sectors Regulated:

Electricity, Water, District Cooling

Regulatory Authority General Information

  • Joined ERRA in 2015 (became Full Member in 2016)
  • As per membership rotation between the Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau for Electricity and Water of Dubai (RSB) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), Associate Member for the period 2022-2024.
  • Established in 2010

Responsibilities

  • Legal basis/ mandate
  • Established by resolution of Dubai Executive Council.
  • Responsibilities
  • Licensing of private sector producers in the water and electricity sector, various demand-side management responsibilities, including accreditation of energy service companies (ESCOs).

Organisational Structure

  • Internal Structure
  • Headed by board nominated by Chair of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.
  • Working Employees
  • • Number of Commissioners: 5
  • • Number of Staff: 4
  • Budget
  • Licence fees and government grant.