Renewable energy

Role of ERC in the Renewable Energy Subsector

ERC is responsible for leading the planning, development, implementation, promotion and execution of structures for the development and regulation of renewable energy and energy efficiency through research and planning, development of standards and regulations, compliance and enforcement. Other responsibilities include:-

  • Collecting and maintaining RE & EE data
  • Preparing RE & EE national plans
  • Initiating development of Standards and codes of practice for RE & EE
  • Developing requisite regulations for recommending to the Minister for Energy
  • Providing information and statistics to the Minister for Energy as he may require from time to time
  • Designating energy consumers and maintaining list of accredited energy auditors
  • Licensing, Monitoring and enforcement of RE&EE Regulations
  • Advising the Commission, internal parties as well as external stakeholders on technical and regulatory matters pertaining to RE & EE