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Draft Liquefied Petroleum Gas Rollout Strategy published for comment before 1 June 2021.

1 April 2021

On 1 April 2021 the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published a Draft Liquefied Petroleum Gas Rollout Strategy for comment within 60 days (i.e before 1 June 2021).

The draft Strategy seeks to promote access to liquid petroleum gas (LPG), to encourage households to switch to LPG from other energy sources, to contribute to energy efficiency and demand side management by reducing electricity demand, to enhance the level and quality of energy services currently available to households, and to contribute to the green economy programme of Government.

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Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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