U.S. experts help Georgia in regulating electricity and water supplies
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug.15 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
Representatives of the Georgian National Commission on Energy and Water Supply and Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold their fourth working meeting as part of the energy partnership program in Batumi on Aug. 15-19.
The delegation of Kentucky and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is headed by executive director of the Kentucky Public Service Commission, Jeff DeRouen. The Head of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Commission Guram Chalagashvili will open the meeting with USAID representatives and the Batumi City Hall.
As the National Energy and Water Supply Commission told Trend, the meeting will focus on such pressing issues as the regulation of electricity distribution, consumer rights protection, water supply standards, regulation of tariffs, and public relations improvements.
The Partnership Program, supported by USAID and NARUC, aims at exchanging experiences between the parties, strengthening cooperation, and improving activity.