The City of Windhoek
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    November 2020
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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 & 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 & safety.

    Our Values

    Professionalism, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation & Sustainability



    ECB's Performance Recognised in Africa

    The Electricity Control Board is the second-best electricity regulator in Africa according to the Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI)  for Africa 2020.

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    Energy storage regulations project

    The Electricity Control Board (ECB) wishes to inform its esteemed stakeholders that it has commissioned a project to develop energy storage regulations as per Section 43 of the Electricity Act No.4 of 2007.

    Please send an email to for queries and clarifications.


    New License Fees

    This serves to notify Licensees that the Electricity Control Board (ECB) has amended the Electricity License fees as per the notice in the Government Gazette dated 22 July 2020.The effective date for the implementation of the new license fees is 1 March 2021

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    Draft Market Rules

    The ECB Draft Market Rules are now available. Click here to access the document.


    New Licensing Regime
    The ECB has updated the Licensing Regime. The Documents are available in Licensing section.
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    Bulk Electricity Tariff Approval for the Financial Period 2020/2021

    The ECB approves a 0% increase for the 2020/2021 NamPower Bulk Distribution Tariff

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