Municipal Electricity Tariff Regulation. Presentation to NEDLAC 12 JUNE 2012. Contents. NERSA’s role Overview of the Electricity Industry Determination of the guideline Consultation Process Above guideline applications Eskom MYPD Process Conclusion. 1. NERSA’s Role. Who is NERSA.
Municipal Electricity Tariff Regulation
Presentation to NEDLAC
12 JUNE 2012
NERSA strives to regulate the South African
electricity, piped-gas and petroleum pipelines industries
by ensuring that the most efficient and effective industries are in place
to exceed the requirements of existing and future energy customers.
This is encapsulated in its Vision statement:
“To be a world-class leader in energy regulation”
Further supported by this Mission
“To regulate the energy industry in accordance with government laws and policies, standards and international best practices in support of sustainable development.”
Regulatory principles, which guide the Regulator’s conduct and service delivery:
In addition, NERSA binds itself to carry out its business efficiently, economically and effectively, as required by legislation.
Developments in the Electricity Industry
2.1. General Industry Issues
2.2. Regulatory Considerations
Eskom customers are connected at High voltage levels (Transmission)
Municipalities buy from Eskom at Mega-Flex
Eskom has a customer base and mix that allows for cross subsidies