Call for Comments on the Proposed Mini-grid Regulations

To streamline the mini-grid sector, EPRA, together with industry stakeholders, has developed the Draft (Mini-grid) Regulations, 2021 alongside the associated Regulatory Impact Statement.

The regulations provide a framework for mini-grid tariff approval, licensing requirements, guidelines for operations, performance and reporting requirements.

Stakeholders are requested to review the aforementioned documents and provide feedback that will be considered for incorporation in the regulations that will be Gazetted.

Comments on the draft regulations can be sent via email to renewableenergy@epra.go.ke or by memoranda clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENTS ON DRAFT MINI-GRID REGULATIONS “and be delivered to the Authority’s head office in Nairobi during official working hours from 8:00am – 5:00pm on week days on or before 9th June 2021.

In addition, comments may be dropped at the Authority’s satellite offices in Lodwar, Eldoret, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Isiolo and Mombasa during official working hours from 8:00am – 5:00pm on week days.

Please click on the links below to download the respective documents.

Regulatory Impact Statement 

Gazette Notice Vol.CXXIIID – Draft (Mini-grids) Regulations, 2021

Stakeholder/Public Comments Form 

Public Notice on Proposed Mini-grid Regulations