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Second amendment to the Electricity Regulation Act – Increase of licensing threshold for embedded generation projects from 1MW to 100MW

20 August 2021

On 12 August 2021 the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy published a Notice amending Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006. The Notice sets out the requirements for embedded generation projects and raises the licencing threshold from 1MW to 100MW.

A few days after publication of the amended Schedule 2, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy on 20 August 2021 promulgated another Notice amending the previous one published on 12 August. In the second Notice, Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act is once again substituted.

The latest applicable amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act, published on 20 August 2021, is available here.