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29 May 2024 PRESS RELEASE - ULP93 FUEL CONTAMINATION INCIDENT

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority would like to notify the public that it is investigating an incident in which unleaded petrol 93 (ULP93) at some selected Engen sites was found to have been contaminated. The incident was reported by Engen Marketing Botswana on the 27th May 2024 after they had received complaints from consumers.

10 May 2024 PUBLIC NOTICE - BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY (PETROLEUM PRODUCTS) REGULATIONS PUBLIC AWARENESS DRAFT SCHEDULE The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) will be conducting public awareness campaign to sensitize the Public and the Petroleum industry on the BERA Petroleum Products Regulations, which will commence on 13th May 2024

18 April 2024 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on:

18 April 2024

18 April 2024 PRESS RELEASE - BOTSWANA ENERGY RGULATORY AUTHORITY ACT (Cap. 74:11) Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2024

08th April 2024 PRESS RELEASE - Transition arrangements Import licences

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS IMPORTATION QUOTA

11 January 2024 PRESS RELEASE - NOTICE OF AWARD DECISION

Procurement of Outsourced Cleaning Services for a period of twenty-four (24) months

08 January 2024 PRESS RELEASE - NOTICE OF TENDER ADJUDICATION

i. PROVISION OF ACCOUNTING SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF SIX MONTHS

ii. Tender enquiries and responses


22 December 2023 TENDER NOTICE – A TENDER FOR THE REVIEW OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS PRICING STRUCTURE, DEVELOPMENT OF WHOLESALE MARGIN MODEL AND SLATES FOR ALTERNATIVE ROUTES

ITT TENDER NUMBER 0009/2023-2024 – A TENDER FOR THE REVIEW OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS PRICING STRUCTURE, DEVELOPMENT OF WHOLESALE MARGIN MODEL AND SLATES FOR ALTERNATIVE ROUTES

Closing Date: 31 January 2024

20 December 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on:

21 December 2023

20 December 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2023

20 December 2023 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Closing Date: 31 January 2024

20 December 2023 TENDER NOTICE – PROVISION OF RECRUITMENT SERVICES FOR THE POSITION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

ITT TENDER NUMBER 0008/2023-2024 – PROVISION OF RECRUITMENT SERVICES FOR THE POSITION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

Closing Date: 24 January 2024

20 December 2023 ITT - Recruitment Agency for Recruiting BERA CEO

A TENDER FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE PROVISION OF RECRUITMENT SERVICES FOR THE POSITION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

TENDER REFERENCE NO. 0008/2023 - 2024

Closing Date: 24 January 2024

24 November 2023 PRESS RELEASE - TENDER ADJUDICATION DECISION

PROVISION OF SECURITY SERVICES AT BERA OFFICES AND CEO’S RESIDENCE FOR A PERIOD OF 24 MONTHS

14 November 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on:

15 November 2023

14 November 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2023

14 November 2023 PRESS RELEASE - TENDER ADJUDICATION DECISION

TENDER: PROVISION OF CLEANING SERVICES AT BERA OFFICES FOR A PERIOD OF 24 MONTHS

08 November 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Executive Vacancy Adverts

DIRECTOR ELECTRICTY AND GREEN ENERGY

DIRECTOR PETROLEUM AND GAS

DIRECTOR ECONOMIC REGULATION

24 October 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on 25 October 2023

24 October 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2023

12 September 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on 13 September 2023

30 August 2023 PRESS RELEASE - INTRODUCTION OF BERA REGULATORY FEES

The public is informed that Botswana Regulatory Authority (BERA) will be introducing regulatory fees on the regulated services in the energy sector with effect from 1 September 2023. This is in line with the BERA Act sections 26 and 51.

25 August 2023 PUBLIC NOTICE - OFFICE RELOCATION NOTICE

Please be advised that starting August 28th, 2023, the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) Office will be relocating to Plot 1156 Khama Avenue 1 Lobatse at Botswana Geoscience Institute (BGI) offices

23 June 2023 TENDER NOTICE - BPC TENDER NO. 3969/19-03

TENDER NO. 3969/19-03 - REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT, FINANCING, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THREE (3) SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER PROJECTS AT MAUN, LOBATSE AND GHANZI

This tender is restricted to 100% citizen-owned companies only

21 June 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on 21 June 2023

21 June 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2023

31 May 2023 PRESS RELEASE - PHISHING THREAT

BEWARE OF PHISHING THREAT POSING AS BERA WEBSITE


15 May 2023 PRESS RELEASE - BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY (LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS OPERATIONS) REGULATIONS PUBLIC AWARENESS SCHEDULE

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) will be conducting public awareness campaign to sensitize the Public and the LPG industry on commencing the implementation of the BERA Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Regulations.


15 May 2023 PRESS RELEASE - BERA LPG REGULATIONS

BERA Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Regulations - GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


11 May 2023 BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2022 FINAL

BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2022


28 February 2023 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on 01 March 2023

28 February 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) (No.2) REGULATIONS, 2023

28 February 2023 PRESS RELEASE - INVITATION TO TENDER

1. TENDER NUMBER 00010/2022-2023 PROVISION OF FORENSIC AUDIT SERVICES


2. TENDER NUMBER 00011/2022-2023 PROVISION OF RECRUITMENT SERVICES FOR THE POSITION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

22 February 2023 PRESS RELEASE - BERA Star Rating Program BERA Star Rating Results, Gaborone Region 2022

15 February 2023 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) (No.1) REGULATIONS, 2023

Published on 13th January, 2023

15 February 2023 BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2022

BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2022


30 January 2023 PRESS RELEASE - BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY ACT. (Cap. 74:11) Statutory Instrument No. 116 of 2022
BOTSWANA ENERGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY ACT. (LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS OPERATIONS) (Cap. 74:11)

12 January 2023 PRESS RELEASE- Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin on 13th January 2023

12 January 2023

23 December 2022 PRESS RELEASE- PROHIBITION OF EXPORTING PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WITHOUT A LICENCE PROHIBITION OF EXPORTING PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WITHOUT A LICENCE

23 December 2022

21 December 2022 PRESS RELEASE- Fuel Prices Adjustment Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin

21 December 2022

04 November 2022 PRESS RELEASE- INCORRECT FUEL PRICING AT KELETSO SERVICE STATION 2000 T/A ENGEN MOGODITSHANE INCORRECT FUEL PRICING AT KELETSO SERVICE STATION 2000 T/A ENGEN MOGODITSHANE on 27 October 2022

04 November 2022

27 October 2022 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Prices Adjustment October 2022 Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin

27 October 2022

26 October 2022 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) (No.) REGULATIONS, 2022

18 October 2022 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08) CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) (No.) REGULATIONS, 2022

28 September 2022 Press Release - ILLEGAL RETAILING OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Press Release - ILLEGAL RETAILING OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

11 September 2022 PRESS RELEASE - Fuel Adjustment September 2022 BERA Press Release:
Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 11 September 2022

19 August 2022 PRESS RELEASE - PROHIBITION ON EXPORT OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CYLINDERS PRESS RELEASE - PROHIBITION ON EXPORT OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CYLINDERS

08 August 2022 PUBLIC NOTICE - BPC ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION (2023/24) PUBLIC HEARING BPC ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION FOR THE 2024 FINANCIAL YEAR (2023/24).

Date: Thursday, 11th August 2022

Venue: Travel Lodge, Block 3, Gaborone

Time: 0900 – 1300hrs

The Event will be broadcast Live through Microsoft Teams & Facebook. Use links below to join and participate.

MS Teams Live Facebook Live
08 July 2022 2023-2024 BPC Electricity Tariff Application Consultation Paper BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION FOR THE 2024 FINANCIAL YEAR (2023/24).

07 July 2022 STUDY ON PARAFFIN USAGE IN BOTSWANA – SCHEDULE The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) is conducting a study on the use of paraffin in Botswana. The overall goal of the study is to develop a comprehensive regulatory programme which will address issues relating to the supply, distribution, pricing, and safe use of paraffin in Botswana. The Authority shall be consulting the public to solicit views on paraffin usage and these will be considered as part of the study.

27 June 2022 PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - June 2022 PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 28th June 2022

27 June 2022 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT) DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION, COMMISSIONING OF A LICENSING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT

12 May 2022 PUBLIC AWARENESS - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - May 2022

PUBLIC AWARENESS - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 13th May 2022


08 April 2022 PRESS RELEASE - BERA Guidelines For the Review Of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

BERA Guidelines For the Review Of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)


30 March 2022 PRESS RELEASE - BPC ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT REVIEW FOR THE 2022/23 FINANCIAL YEAR

BPC ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL REVIEW FOR THE 2022/23 FINANCIAL YEAR


28 March 2022 PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - March 2022

PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 29 March 2022


28 March 2022 PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES ACT (Cap. 43:08)

PRESS RELEASE - CONTROL OF GOODS, PRICES AND OTHER CHARGES (PETROLEUM PRICES) (AMENDMENT) \ (No. 1) REGULATIONS, 2022 (Published on 28th March, 2022)


11 March 2022 PRESS RELEASE - BERA SELECTED AS VICE CHAIR OF RERA

BERA, represented by the Chief Executive Officer - Mrs.Rose Nunu Seretse, elected as the Vice Chair of RERA


23 February 2022 BERA - EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)

Consultancy Service for Operationalization of Policy and Regulatory Framework for IRP Implementation and Development of Regulatory Instruments and Technical Studies to support IPP facilitation roll-out: Botswana National Grid Code, Electricity Cost of Service Study and Tariff Framework, and Licensing Framework.


Closing Date: 14th March 2022 at 12 p.m.

23 February 2022 BERA - EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)

Consultancy Service for Operationalization of Policy and Regulatory Framework for IRP Implementation and Development of Regulatory Instruments and Technical Studies to support IPP facilitation roll-out: Botswana National Grid Code, Electricity Cost of Service Study and Tariff Framework, and Licensing Framework.


Closing Date: 14th March 2022 at 12 p.m.

19 December 2021 PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - December 2021

PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 20 December 2021


17 December 2021 PRESS RELEASE - CLOSURE OF RAMATLABAMA FILLING STATION

CLOSURE OF RAMATLABAMA FILLING STATION - 17th December 2021


30 November 2021 BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2020-2021

BERA exists to regulate the energy sector to ensure a competitive environment in accordance with international best practice. Our core responsibility is to provide an efficient energy regulatory framework for regulated sector with the primary mandate of providing the economic regulation of the sector. 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.


30 November 2021 LPG Market Study Report (July - Aug 2021)

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) conducted a Market Study into the supply and distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Botswana with the overall objective of establishing the baseline in terms of how the market operates.


08 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - October 2021

PRESS RELEASE - Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin - 08 October 2021


17 Sept. 2021 National Energy Policy Final

This National Energy Policy (NEP) is intended to guide the management and development of Botswana’s energy sector, especially the penetration of new and renewable energy sources into the country’s energy mix in order to attain energy self-sufficiency and increased security of supply. The NEP is expected to create a conducive environment that will not only facilitate investment in the energy sector but also add value to export revenues, facilitate production in other sectors of the economy and create employment within the energy sector. It also sets a foundation that will steer the utilization of locally available energy resources optimally and efficiently to ensure that Botswana attains a sustainable and low carbon economic development.


30 July 2021 Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity for Botswana

Integrated Energy Planning and developing an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) are an integral part of the energy planning process in Botswana as guided by its 11th National Development Plans (NDP 11) and other sector policies and ambitions.


26 July 2021 BOTSWANA OIL LIMITED APPLICATION FOR A 50% PETROLEUM PRODUCTS IMPORT LICENCE

BOTSWANA OIL LIMITED APPLICATION FOR A 50% PETROLEUM PRODUCTS IMPORT LICENCE REPORT


24 July 2021 BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL

BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION ELECTRICITY TARIFF ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL FOR THE 2022/23 FINANCIAL YEAR.


24 July 2021 BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2020

BERA ANNUAL REPORT 2020


09 July 2021 Fuel Prices Adustment - July 2021

PRESS RELEASE - BERA's Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin


04 Feb 2021 Perfomance Monitoring Framework For BPC

BERA's Perfomance Monitoring Framework For BPC


15 Jan 2021 MEDIA RELEASE : QUICK GASES OPERATIONS - UPDATE

QUICK GASES OPERATIONS - UPDATE


13 Jan 2021 PRESS RELEASE - NATIONAL FUEL SUPPLY UPDATE JANUARY 2021

National Fuel Supply Update January 2021 by Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology & Energy Security (MMGE) and BERA


13 June 2020 Fuel Prices Adjustments

Adjustment of Fuel Pump Prices for Petrol, Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin as approved by the minister

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