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Power Legislation

Below please find some of the relevant legislation governing the electricity/power sector in Mozambique.
Decree No. 60/2021 of 18 August, which approves the Regulation on the granting of Licences for Electricity Facilities.

This regulation governs the granting of establishment and operation licences to electricity facilities used for generation, transmission, transformation, distribution and use of electricity for any goal or purpose.


Electricity Law Regulation


This regulation establish norms governing the planning, financing, construction, owning, maintenance and operation of production installation, transport, distribution and trading of electricity, as well as rules and procedures regarding the management, operation and development of the global National Grid for the transportation of electricity.

Concession Awarding Regulation

This regulation establish the legal powers and procedures for the granting, control and termination of production, transportation, distribution and trading of electricity concessions, as well as for import and export.

Regulation on Tariff Regime for Renewable Energy

This regulation is the first that govern the renewable energy by establishing the tariff regime applicable to the sector.

Mphanda Nkuwa Project


On 13 December 2021 the Government of Mozambique and the Mphanda Nkuwa Implementation Office launched the project and presented the bidding process for the selection of a strategic partner which will hold a majority stake in the project.



Renewable Energy Policy

​This soft law establishes the principle for the development of new and renewable energies in Mozambique. It guides the adoption of legislation that will governing new and renewable energies.

Electricity Law


This is the overall legislation governing the power sector in Mozambique, including hydro, coal, fuel and renewable. It provides the overall granting of rights and licensing requirements.



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