Internship Opportunities at EWURA Tanzania 2022

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Internship Opportunities at EWURA Tanzania 2022 EWURA is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for  licensing, tariff setting, and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, and petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA’s vision is “To be a World Class Regulator for Sustainable Energy and Water Services”. EWURA mission is “To regulate energy and water utilities in a transparent, effective and efficient manner that ensures their quality, availability and affordability”. The functions of EWURA include among others, licensing, tariff review, monitoring performance and standards with regards to quality, safety, health and environment. EWURA is also responsible for promoting effective competition and economic efficiency, protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers in the regulated sectors. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to representing the State Public Service Commissioners who regulate essential utility services in the United States. NARUC  members are responsible for assuring reliable utility service at fair, just, and  reasonable rates. Founded in 1889, the Association is an invaluable resource for its members and the regulatory community, providing a venue to set and influence public policy, share best practices, and foster innovative solutions to improve regulation.

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), in collaboration with NARUC, has two internship opportunities for which suitably qualified Tanzanian women graduates are invited to apply.

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The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an autonomous multi-sectoral regulatory authority established by the EWURA Act Cap 414 of the laws of Tanzania. It is responsible for technical and economic regulation of the electricity, petroleum, natural gas and water sectors in Tanzania pursuant to Cap 414 and sector legislation.

Vision

EWURA’s vision is To be a World Class Regulator for Sustainable Energy and Water Services”

Mission

EWURA mission is “To regulate energy and water utilities in a transparent, effective and efficient manner that ensures their quality, availability and affordability

Functions

The functions of EWURA include among others, licensing, tariff review, monitoring performance and standards with regards to quality, safety, health and environment. EWURA is also responsible for promoting effective competition and economic efficiency, protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers in the regulated sectors.

Duties

In carrying out its functions, EWURA shall strive to enhance the welfare of Tanzania society by:

  • promoting effective competition and economic efficiency;
  • protecting the interests of consumers;
  • protecting the financial viability of efficient suppliers;
  • promoting the availability of regulated services to all consumers including low income, rural and disadvantaged consumers;
  • taking into account the need to protect and preserve the environment;
  • enhancing public knowledge, awareness and understanding of the regulated sectors.

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