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We have been contracted by the World Bank to prepare a comprehensive investment prospectus for Kenya’s electricity sector. The purpose of the prospectus is to identify all investment needs for the sector, from large-scale generation and transmission, to off-grid and energy efficiency, for the period 2017-2020, and then to identify potential sources of funding to meet those needs.
The European Target Model for the electricity market emphasises market coupling – to bring cross-border competition – and a liquid day ahead market (DAM) to set a reference price for trading. READ ECA VIEWPOINT HERE
ECA will be assisting DFID by analysing the efficiency of different aid-supported programs for providing electricity through solar-home-systems (SHS) to unelectrified rural households in Tanzania. The work will compare the different implementation and business models for private off-grid solar PV and assist Tanzania to offer SHS through cost-effective measures to its rural population.
The Consumer Council for Water has contracted ECA to conduct an analysis of the financial performance of the England & Wales water companies. The analysis, covering the current price control period (from 2015), will include turnover, profits, dividends, and performance against regulated allowances.
ECA has been commissioned by DFID to evaluate the financial and socio-economic impact of removing the taxes and tariffs on household solar systems and improved cookstoves in Malawi. As part of this study, ECA will be proposing an advocacy and marketing strategy to communicate the results of the study to national stakeholders.
ECA has been contracted by IFC to assist Papua New Guinea Power Ltd in preparing rules for the installation and connection of distributed solar PV. This will include defining technical connection standards, advising on commercial issues and setting out the application process.
ECA has been asked by the Energy Community to prepare detailed rules for trading on and operation of the IDM being set up in Ukraine as it seeks to implement the EU Target Model for electricity markets. The key beneficiaries will be the Regulator, the TSO and the Market Operator.
ECA has been awarded a contract with the Energy Regulation Board in Zambia to prepare a comprehensive cost-of-service electricity tariff study. The work also entails the preparation of long-term investment plans for generation and transmission. Zambia is one of the key members of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) and trade will be a key component of the analysis.
As part of a project to design three mini-grids for the Rural Electrification Authority of Kenya, ECA has been subcontracted by TTA to assess the financial and economic attractiveness of the proposed electrification projects under different subsidy scenarios.