Third round of National Consultation on Electricity Sector Reform

Third round of National Consultation on Electricity Sector Reform

Castries, Saint Lucia, April 4 2016 – The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology will on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016, hold the Third Round National Consultations on the Electricity Sector Reform.

Attorney-at-Law Mrs. Karen Stephen-Dalton, has been contracted under the ECERA Project by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) (acting on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia – represented by the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology), to draft electricity sector laws and other statutory instruments.

The objective of this upcoming National Consultation is for the consultant to present draft legislation and to give all stakeholders the opportunity to provide verbal and written feedback.

The following three draft Regulations that will be introduced under the new Electricity Supply Services Bill will be presented:

 

  • Customer Code (Network Licensee Regulations / Terms & Conditions for Supply of Electricity);
  • Fair Competitive Regulations; and
  • Licensing Regulations.

The development of new electricity sector laws is one of the outputs under the Eastern Caribbean Energy Regulatory Authority (ECERA) Project managed by the OECS Commission, on behalf of the Governments of Saint Lucia and Grenada.

The Consultation will be held at the Rex St Lucian Conference Room, Reduit, Rodney Bay commencing at 8:30 a.m.

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