The Department of Energy recently released for public comment the National Energy Act, 2008: Regulations on the allowance for energy efficiency savings: Government Gazette no. 34596.
Pages 32-38 of the document refer to the tax allowance for energy efficiency savings regulations that stipulate that companies can submit certificates of energy savings issued by accredited persons to SARS to claim tax.
Comments and queries may be addressed during the next 60 days (from 21st September – 15th November) to: Maphuti.Legodi@energy.gov.za.
To find SANAS accredited persons who can verify energy savings according to the regulations visit the Council for Measurement and Verification Professionals of South Africa’s (CMVPSA) website www.cmvpsa.org.za.