President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the amendment of schedule two of the Electricity Regulation Act to increase the National Energy Regulator of South Africa licensing threshold for embedded generation projects to 100 megawatts.
President Cyril Ramaphosa answers oral questions from the members of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
The briefing comes as the country is grappling with its highest unemployment level in 13 years at 32.6% in the first quarter of this year.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to answer various questions, including whether he will postpone the local elections should he be advised to do so, in the National Council of Provinces on Thursday afternoon.
Climate change will be high on the agenda at the upcoming G7 Summit this weekend in the United Kingdom. President Cyril Ramaphosa has been invited and is expected to raise issues of financial support for developing nations tackling the effects of climate change.