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BERA - Who we are

BERA is responsible for providing an efficient energy regulatory framework for Electricity, Gas, Coal, Petroleum products, Solar and all forms of renewable energy. It was established by the Botswana Energy Regulatory Act 2016 and started its operations on the 1st September, 2017.

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Act has a multi-sector focus and has tasked BERA with oversight over the electricity, petroleum products, coal, natural gas, bio-energy, solar energy, renewable energy resources and other energy sectors. In terms of the Act, BERA shall be responsible for setting and maintaining service standards; ensuring sustainable and secure supplies in the energy sector; protecting and preserving the environment; and maintaining best international regulatory practice.

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COMPANY HISTORY

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2016
Botswana Energy Regulatory Act

Botswana Energy Regulatory Act passed by Parliament of Botswana in September 2016.

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2017
BERA starts operations    

BERA starts operating in September 2017. Headquartes setup in Lobatse.

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2018
Country wide awareness

BERA starts building awareness across the whole country. Corporate website launched.

  • Core Values
  • Our Vision
  • Our Mission

Excellence - We perform every activity to a high level of distinction, quality, courteousness and professionalism.

Integrity - All our actions are above board and beyond reproach.

Teamwork - We work together in everything we do.

Accountability - We own up and take responsibility for our actions.

Transparency - We commit to conduct our business in an open manner.

Impartiality - Our actions and decisions are free from any external influences and are fair.

To be an independent, transparent and fair energy regulator.

BERA exists to regulate the energy sector by ensuring a competitive environment in accordance with International Best Practice. We exists to enhance Botswana’s economy by regulating the energy sector with integrity.

Our Mandate

The Authority is responsible for providing an efficient energy regulatory framework for Electricity, Gas, Coal, Petroleum products, solar and all forms of renewable energy with the primary mandate of providing the economic regulation of the sectors.

 

Economic regulation will enable the private sector to play an active role in asset formation that will enable delivery of services that will be reliable, affordable and of good quality, not losing sight of the need to protect the environment.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Mr. Thebe Justice Moilwa
Board Chairperson
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Mr. Fanile Mathangwane
Deputy Board Chairperson
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Ms. Pauline Paledi-Mokou
Board Member
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Ms. Seipati G. Olweny
Board Member
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Dr. Leungo Kelebopile
Board Member
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Ms. Adelaide D. Selolwane
Board Member

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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Mrs. Rose Nunu Seretse
Chief Executive Officer
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Mr. Duncan Morotsi
Chief Operations Officer
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Ms. Nnosang Mhutsiwa
Director – HR & Administration
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Ms. Chawada B. Machacha
Director - Finance & IT
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Mr. Yamikani Patson
Board Secretary
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Mr. Ngele Gabriel Ngele
Manager - Internal Audit
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Ms. Gosego Phele
Manager - Strategy
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Director - Petroleum & Gas
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Director - Inspections
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Director - Electricity