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Schedule 2 to Electricity Regulation Act Amended


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Schedule 2 to the Electricity Regulation Act has been amended. The mineral resources and energy department published the amendment in Government Gazette 43151. Activities…

Mining Operations to be Scaled Down During Lockdown


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Mining operations will be scaled down significantly, in particular deep level mining which is labour intensive, during the nationwide lockdown on Coronavirus. In a…

NERSA Seeks Comment on Municipal Tariff Guideline Increase


National Energy Regulator The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) has called for comment on the review of the municipal tariff guideline increase, benchmarks and proposed timelines for the 2020/21 municipal tariff…

Eskom Applies for Nuclear Vessel Licence


National Nuclear Regulator Eskom has applied for a Nuclear Vessel Licence to enable a non-nuclear powered vessel to dock in Cape Town harbour for two days in September 2020. Notification…

Regulations on Power Generation by Municipalities in the Pipeline


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Regulations governing how municipalities can procure or develop their own power generation are being drafted. The mineral resources and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, confirmed…

Biofuels Regulatory Framework Released


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy The Biofuels Regulatory Framework has been released. The mineral resources and energy department published the Regulatory Framework in Government Gazette 43003. Cabinet approved the…

Upstream Petroleum Development Bill on Track


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy The mineral resources and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, has revealed that positive comments on the Draft Upstream Petroleum Development Bill have been received so…