Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe says his department surveyed 10,000 people to determine the level at which he should set the licensing threshold for self-generation of electricity, which is why he set it at the 10MW level.

The threshold at which a firm must obtain a licence from the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) to generate its own electricity has been highly controversial...

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