The City of Windhoek
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    Our Vision

    To be a leading Regulator for achieving optimum viability and competition in the Namibian energy industry, whilst upholding the principles of fairness, integrity and transparency.

    Our Mission

    To exercise control over and regulate the Namibian Energy Industry in a sustainable manner, in the interest of all stakeholders with regard to price, quality, reliability, viability and safety. 

    Our Values

    Professionalism, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Sustainability.


    ESI Stakeholder Survey [...]

    ECB Stakeholder Survey

    The survey aims to solicit information to gain industry stakeholders’ understanding of the current practice and challenges with regards to the use of Low Voltage Electrical Installation Wiring Standards (LVEIWS) in Namibia. LINK

    National Electricity Support [...]

    National Electricity Support Tariff (NEST)
    The NEST was developed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the ECB, to make basic electricity consumption more affordable through offering a subsidised tariff option. Phase 1 of the NEST will be rolled out as a pilot project in Oshakati in August 2017, ahead of planned national implementation in 2018.

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    TOR - Annual Report 2016/2017

    Annual Report 2016/2017

    The project aims at procuring the services of a provider who will design the layout, proofreading, editing and printing of the ECB’s Annual Report for the 2016/2017 Financial Year. This document will be used as a strategic reporting tool to the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) stakeholders and should also display a high level of professionalism to promote the image of the Electricity Control Board (ECB).

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    Nampower Tariff Adjustment [...]

    Nampower Tariff Adjustment for the Financial Period 2017/2018

    NamPower requested for an effective bulk tariff increase with 3 options of 6.38%, 10.08% and 22.40% for the financial period 2017/2018. The Electricity Control Board approved an 8 percent tariff increase. The ECB considers the 8 percent tariff increase to be the optimum increase for NamPower and the customers.



    Net-Metering Rules Final

    Gazetted Net-Metering Rules

    Please  be informed that the rules are only effective 6 months after the date of publication (15 May 2017).

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    Net-Metering Tariffs

    Net-Metering Tariffs

    The ECB hereby announces the Schedule of Approved Tariffs for the Avoided Cost for Net Metering for 2016/2017.