By Walter Hulshorst, Katja Keller, Bart Franken, KEMA Consulting
There is a worldwide trend of countries reforming their power sectors: liberalisation and privatisation have been introduced and a new approach is taken to the regulation of the remaining network monopolies. Generally, the main objectives of power sector reform have been to improve efficiency and quality levels. Regulators are assigned the task to attain objectives that are beneficial for society and these typically include the promotion of high economic efficiency and adequate levels of quality.
This new report, commissioned by Leonardo ENERGY with KEMA Consulting is based on a survey within Europe regarding quality regulatory issues related to the distribution network. It makes use of regulatory experiences in Europe that demonstrate the regulatory policy towards the data collection for quality control purposes.
The report addresses the 2 main dimensions of quality of supply: