Electricity Regulatory Authority of Cambodia Training Program
March 26 - April 3, 2007
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Utility professionals studied regulatory fundamentals including global trends in electricity sector reform during a week-long course in Phnom Penh. Sessions taught by PURC Director of Energy Studies Paul Sotkiewicz also focused on the political, social, and institutional dynamics of regulation; customer relations; understanding financial statements and the cost of capital; regulatory mechanisms including rate-of-return, price caps, revenue caps, and benchmarking; cost allocation and rate design; and evaluation of regulatory systems and on independent power producers (IPPs) and power purchase agreements (PPAs).
The 35 participants included staff from the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Cambodia (EAC), Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry, Mines, and Energy (MIME), the state-owned power company Electricite du Cambodge (EdC), and the Rural Electrification Fund (REF).
PURC specifically designed this course for the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Cambodia.