Welcome to the website of the Electricity Control Board
The Electricity Control Board (ECB) is a statutory regulatory authority established in 2000 under the Electricity Act 2 of 2000; which has subsequently been repealed by the Electricity Act, 4 of 2007; the latter Act having expanded the ECB mandate and core responsibilities. The core mandate of the ECB is to exercise control over the electricity supply industry with the main responsibility of regulating electricity generation, transmission, distribution, supply, import and export in Namibia through setting tariffs and issuance of licenses. The ECB executes its statutory functions through the Technical Secretariat headed by the Chief Executive Officer.
Scheduled Board Meetings
Assessment Of Net Metering And Development Of Net Metering Rules
In 2012, the ECB commenced with a project to assess the technical application of net metering and the development of net metering rules for renewable energy technologies in Namibia.
The draft Net Metering Rules are developed and will be discussed with stakeholders at the workshop, see below for details.
Date: 09 April 2013
Venue: GZ Centre
The documents to be discussed are as follows:
1) Net Metering Report V2
2) Net Metering Draft Rules V2
Please send your written comments and additions on the draft rules to Ms Esther Heita at email@example.com on or before 08 April 2013 at 10h00.
Comments can be directed to Mr Pinehas Mutota, Tel: +264 61 374320, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org P.O. Box 2923, Windhoek, Namibia.
Final Workshop: Energy Bill & Electricity Bill
The ECB herewith wishes to inform you that: It is common cause that the Electricity Control Board (ECB) will soon be transformed into a multi sectoral Energy Regulator and once transformed it will be regulating electricity, downstream gas including gas pipelines and storage facilities, downstream petroleum pipelines and storage facilities, renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation. The ECB held its first stakeholder Workshop on 4 December 2012 and the coming workshop will constitute the final stakeholder workshop to solicit inputs into the Bills. Attached hereto are the two Bills for your ease of reference. The ECB herewith cordially invites you to a stakeholder workshop on Tuesday 26 March 2013 at 9h00 at the GZ Function Centre next to ECB, 8 Bismarck Street.. Please confirm your participation to Ms Damoline Muruko (email@example.com) or Ms Allegra Makina (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone number 061 374 300 by Friday, 22 March 2013. Your cooperation is appreciated. Yours sincerely, Damoline Muruko Manager: Corporate Communications and Legal Services Download Draft Electricity Bill
Download Draft Namibian Energy Regulatory Authority Bill
To be recognised as a leading regulator for achieving optimum viability and competition in the Namibian energy industry
To regulate and control the Namibian ESI in the interest of all stakeholders with regard to price, quality and reliability
To conduct every task to a standard of excellence and maintain the highest level of technical competence and personal integrity / efficiency so as to ensure the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
To be accountable and act in accordance with government policy and accept full responsibility for all outcomes; to be transparent, open, honest and fair in all dealings and communications with stakeholders.
To innovate through learning, teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to remain competitive in the market and to continue to deliver excellent service.
To ensure the endowment of Namibia's energy resources are available to present and future generations by considering our economic, environmental and social responsibility.