PROJECTS

Design of Regional Utility Regulator for the Eastern Caribbean

The problem

The member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) wanted to improve how they regulated their electricity utilities, several of which were privately owned. They believed better regulation could help to lower the region’s very high electricity tariffs. However, with an average population of 72,000, the overhead of creating an effective utility regulator in each country seemed prohibitively expensive.

How we helped

Castalia recommended establishing a regional electricity regulator to meet the need for regulation in OECS countries. We advised on the regulator’s functions and organizational structure, and on ways to finance its operations. We also proposed a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) to help the regulator benchmark and incentivize performance in utilities across the region.

Impact

OECS members are establishing and operationalizing the Eastern Caribbean Energy Regulatory Authority (ECERA).

The client

The World Bank

OECS

Our team

David Ehrhardt

David Ehrhardt

Chief Executive

How can we help you?

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United States of America

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AUCKLAND
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New Zealand

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New Zealand

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France

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Level 1 Kyle House, 27-31 Macquarie Place
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

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