Call for Comments on the Draft 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 and technical guidelines.

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 or satellite offices on or before Thursday, 8th July 2021.

Please click on the links below to download the respective documents

Draft (Mini-grid) Regulations, 2021

Regulatory Impact Statement

Proposed Technical Guidelines

Stakeholder Comments Form

The Draft Energy (Improved Biomass Cook stoves) Regulations, 2015

The Draft Energy (Solar Photovoltaic Systems) Regulations 2019