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The ECOWAS-  Nigeria EIRA Extended Profile offers policy recommendations to the Federal Government of Nigeria to reduce policy, legal and regulatory risks in the energy sector and unlock investment for a sustainable energy future. It identifies the main priorities for the country's energy sector and the progress made towards meeting them in the last year. Updates are available on the key energy projects and programmes implemented during the EIRA assessment year. Readers also have information on the latest legislative and regulatory updates reviewed against the risk areas covered by EIRA.

Nigeria's Third EIRA Extended Profile 2020 is a collaboration between the Energy Commission of Nigeria and the Energy Charter Secretariat. The report provides national policymakers with in-depth recommendations to reduce legal and regulatory risks in the energy sector and mobilise financing for clean energy investments for a sustainable future. It identifies the main priorities for the country's energy sector and the progress made towards meeting them in recent years.

The Energy Charter Secretariat is pleased to announce that the English and Russian versions of the In-Depth Review of the Energy Efficiency Policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is now available on our website.

The In-Depth Review was conducted in 2021 by the Secretariat in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan and the final recommendation of the report was approved by the Energy Charter Conference in December 2021.

The Gambia's EIRA Extended Profile provides the national policy and law-makers with in-depth recommendations to mitigate legal and regulatory risks in the energy sector and unlock clean energy investments for a sustainable future. It identifies the main priorities for the country's energy sector and the progress made towards these in the last years.

The Energy Charter Secretariat published the Annual Report for 2021. The Report summarises the activities throughout the year and highlights the Armenian Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference.

The Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) is a publication of the Energy Charter Secretariat that evaluates specific risks affecting energy investment that can be mitigated through adjustments to policy, legal and regulatory frameworks. Download the 2021 version here or for more details, visit the EIRA website at: eira.energycharter.org

Within the context of the EU4Energy Initiative, and based on the principles of the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA), the Energy Charter Secretariat has developed this EU4Energy EIRA Monitoring Report 2020 for Belarus. It monitors the recommendations provided to Belarus in the EU4Energy EIRA 2017 Extended Country Risk Profile as well as the areas for improvement outlined in Belarus’ country profile in the EIRA 2018 report, the first public edition of our flagship publication.

Within the context of the EU4Energy Initiative and based on the principles of the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA), the Energy Charter Secretariat has developed this EU4Energy/EIRA Monitoring Report 2020 for Armenia. It monitors the recommendations provided to Armenia in the extended country profile 2017 and the areas for improvement outlined in Armenia’s country profile in the EIRA 2018 Report, the first public edition of our flagship publication.

The Second EIRA Extended Country Profile for Nigeria is a collaboration between the Energy Commission of Nigeria and the Energy Charter Secretariat. The report provides policy recommendations and technical assistance to the Federal Government of Nigeria to reduce policy, legal and regulatory risks in the energy sector and unlock investment for a sustainable energy future. It identifies the main priorities for the country’s energy sector and the progress made towards these in the last year. Updates are available on the key energy projects and programmes implemented during the EIRA assessment year. Readers also have information on the latest legislative and regulatory updates, vis-à-vis the...

The Energy Charter Secretariat has published the Annual Report for 2020. The Report summarises the activities throughout the year and highlights the Azerbaijani Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference.

The Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) is a publication of the Energy Charter Secretariat that evaluates specific risks to energy investment that can be mitigated through adjustments to policy, legal and regulatory frameworks.

Download the 2020 version here or from the EIRA website at: eira.energycharter.org

The Energy Charter Secretariat has published the Annual Report for 2019. The Report summarises the activities throughout the year and highlights the Albanian Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference.

The Energy Charter Secretariat is pleased to announce that the In-Depth Review of the Energy Efficiency Policy of the Republic of Azerbaijan is now available on our website. The In-Depth Review was prepared in 2019 by the Secretariat in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan and the final recommendation of the report was approved by the Energy Charter Conference in December 2019. The In-depth Energy Efficiency Reviews have a standard format and are broad in scope, analyse the economic and energy context of the country, patterns of energy use, energy efficiency policies and institutional frameworks.

Over the last decade, the demand for energy services in Yemen has accelerated, as a result of economic development and population expansion. Electricity demand, as indicated by the Yemen Public Electricity Corporation (PEC) has reached an increase of 9.6 percent annually since 2000 (PEC, 2006). PEC estimated that this rapid growth rate would continue in the long term. The rapid increase of electricity demand puts additional pressure on the poorly performing electricity supply industry. The electricity sector of Yemen has been part of social and political agenda of the government.

The rapid development of regional energy infrastructure is necessary to achieve economic development and growth in East Africa. This paper examines the role of the International Energy Charter and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) process in facilitating investments in energy infrastructure in East Africa. The paper highlights major renewable and conventional energy projects in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania that have regional implications.  

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