Draft Licensing Exemption Notice for Electricity Generators Drawn Up

Department of Energy

A Draft Licensing Exemption and Registration Notice is in the pipeline.

The energy department published the draft notice in Government Gazette 41685.

The draft notice was drawn up in terms of the Electricity Regulation Act.

Schedule 2 focuses on the exemption from obligation to apply and hold a licence.

A list of exempted generation facilities is provided.

The sale of electricity by a reseller in certain circumstances is also provided.

Comment is invited within 30 days of the date of publication.

In Gazette 41687, the department has announced a public hearing to be conducted by the National Energy Regulator for municipalities applying for an average tariff increase above the guideline of 6.84%.

The list of municipalities applying for the above-average increase is provided.

The hearing will take place on 15 June 2018.

Sabinet Cape Town Office