Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe hopes to finalise the draft amendments to the Electricity Regulation Act in the coming week, allowing for sizeable independent power projects to proceed without a licence from the National Energy Regulator.

Speaking at an Absa webinar on Wednesday, Mantashe said that they hope to finalise the amended draft Schedule 2 of the act in the next week and “hand over to the president to reconcile thoughts”...

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