As mentioned, South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, has gazetted for public input the draft amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity. The draft amendments are aimed at clarifying the regulatory regime applicable to municipalities for procurement or development of power generation capacity. The public has 30 days from the date of gazette to provide comments.
Public comments should be addressed to:
Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy,
Private Bag X96,
Matimba House 192 Visagie Street, Pretoria
Or by email NewGenRegs2020@energy.gov.za
The draft regulations can be accessed and downloaded on government gazette, or www.energy.gov.za & www.dmr.gov.za