Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet Skip to main content

Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet

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2014

This fact sheet addresses the institutional structure of selected energy subsectors, namely electricity, energy efficiency and renewable energy, the related policy and governance measures, and decision-making mechanisms in the Arab countries.  It also looks at planning, efficiency and renewable energy issues, the degree of independence of regulatory bodies where they exist and State-sector reform.
 
The fact sheet concludes with a set of outcomes, where possible suggesting mechanisms that would help States to improve their institutions. Amongst, is the independence and transparency in regulatory bodies is needed in order to free up the electricity sector and encourage private investments in the infrastructure, which will positively affect the effectiveness and efficiency of the performance of the  electricity  sector.