Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)
Established by law in 2001, RURA has a mandate to control and regulate an efficient, sustainable and reliable energy sector in a transparent and fair manner for the benefit of all stakeholders. It is the regulator for the subsectors of electricity, Lake Kivu natural gas, petroleum, renewable energies, medical and industrial gases, pipelines and storage facilities. The regulator issues the licences required for power generation, transmission, distribution, supply and exports and imports, as well as for rural electrification. In addition, it is responsible for setting electricity tariffs and charges. Its mission also includes regulation of water utilities.