Chairman of the Board of AERA attended the event of the Regional Association of Energy Regulators (ERRA)

A meeting was attended by the chairmen, presidents, and members of the regulatory commissions of the ERRA member countries.

Samir Akhundov, Chairman of the Board of the Azerbaijan Energy Regulatory Agency (AERA), attended the next online meeting with the chairmen, presidents, and authorized regulatory bodies of the ERRA member countries.

After greeting the participants, ERRA Chairman Maya Melikidze, a member of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) Ivan Fuchs, a member of the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), spoke on "Remote work during the post-pandemic."

Following the first panel session, Peter Gal, Chief Economist and Project Manager of the OECD Global Labor Productivity Forum, headquartered in France, and Francesco Losma, Research Assistant, Associate Research Felow at theBocconi University made a presentation on the topics named "Remote work is more productive in the post-pandemic periods" and "ERRA Internal Research Key Findings".

The second panel of the meeting began with a speech by ERRA Regulation Specialist Ardian Berisha on "Electricity Purchase Agreements".

In this panel, Andreas Ganst, Partner at Law Firm DLA Piper, spoke about “Electricity Purchase Agreements for Differences in Transition to Liberal Markets”. Mustafa Gosen, Former Head of the Market and Legislation Group of the Turkish Regulatory Authority (EPDK)gave a presentation on "Examples of research on the subject" and Samuel Chisuk, founder of the consulting company ELS Analysis, gave a presentation on "The impact of contracts for the purchase and sale of electricity in the Scandinavian countries on the growth of renewable energy sources and electricity markets." The second panel continued with a Q&A session moderated by Ardian Berisha.

Elliott Netherkat, Senior Research Fellow at the National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) of the USA, and Carl Pacman, Director of NRRI, gave a presentation on “Texas Power Outage: Regulatory Examples”.

The meeting ended with a briefing by Andriyana Nelkova-Chuchuk, member of the North Macedonian Energy Regulatory Commission and ERRA Presidium, on the work of the ERRA Internal Committee and ERRA's future programs.