The electricity sector is regulated by the law No. 1/014 of 11 August 2000 liberalising and regulating the water and electricity sector (“law No. 01/014”).

To our knowledge, no implementing regulations have been passed since the adoption of the law No 01/014.

A bill on the reorganisation of the electricity sector in Burundi was adopted by the National Assembly of Burundi on 4th March 2015. It aims to attract investors in the electricity sector in Burundi, by introducing a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) regime.