The Electricity Control Board (ECB) is a statutory regulatory authority established in 2000 under the Electricity Act 2 of 2000; which has subsequently been repealed by the Electricity Act, 4 of 2007; the latter Act having expanded the ECB mandate and core responsibilities.
The core mandate of the ECB is to exercise control over the electricity supply industry with the main responsibility of regulating electricity generation, transmission, distribution, supply, import and export in Namibia through setting tariffs and issuance of licenses. The ECB executes its statutory functions through the Technical Secretariat headed by the Chief Executive Officer.
Vision: To be recognised as a leading regulator for achieving optimum viability and competition in the Namibian energy industry.
Mission : To regulate and control the Namibian ESI in the interest of all stakeholders with regard to price, quality and reliability.
Professionalism: To conduct every task to a standard of excellence and maintain the highest level of technical competence and personal integrity / efficiency so as to ensure the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
Integrity: To be accountable and act in accordance with government policy and accept full responsibility for all outcomes; to be transparent, open, honest and fair in all dealings and communications with stakeholders.
Innovation: To innovate through learning, teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to remain competitive in the market and to continue to deliver excellent service.
Sustainability: To ensure the endowment of Namibia’s energy resources are available to present and future generations by considering our economic, environmental and social responsibility.
Transparency: To be open and honest in all our dealings with stakeholders
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