Embedded Generation Policy
A generic municipal policy document covering the overarching requirements and process of including SSEG onto the municipal network. This typically forms the primary municipal policy around SSEG and can be used for council submission. The policy document refers to the more technically detailed Requirements for Embedded Generation document, which thus forms part of the policy.
SSEG Application Control Document
Full checklist to be used by municipalities when assessing an SSEG application, covering all of the checks to be undertaken before the proposed system can be accepted. The Control Document is normally attached to an application as it arrives, and guides officials through all steps of the assessment process. (Updated for Feb 2023 NRS097-2-3)
SSEG Application Assessment spreadsheet
This is a spreadsheet version of the SSEG Application Control document to simply the process of assessing SSEG applications. The user inputs the information on the SSEG Application Form and network parameters, and the spreadsheet checks for acceptability. (Updated for Feb 2023 NRS097-2-3)
SSEG Bi-directional Metering Checklist and Specification Guide
Provide a checklist of meter functionality requirements and information to be included in a meter specification (Sept 2021)
SSEG Permission to Install Letter example
The letter gives permission for the installation of an SSEG system to commence, and is issued once the application form submitted by the customer/installer has been assessed and found adequate. Based on the City of Cape Town letter. Note that this does not include permission to generate, which is separately granted once the system has
SSEG Guide for Municipal Distributors
This document describes how municipal distributors can adjust to a future where SSEG is a more significant part of their network. It starts by outlining the high-level institutional and operational changes that are necessary, and then moves to the practicalities of the processes, requirements, documents, and capacity needed to accommodate SSEG onto the network. It refers to documents endorsed by SALGA and the AMEU for this purpose, as well as noting the capacity building support available.
The Impact of Small Scale Embedded Generation on Municipal Revenue
This paper which was presented at the AMEU Conference 2019 explores the impact of some of the approved municipal SSEG tariffs on municipal revenue and customer ‘business case’ and outlines key tariff elements to balance access and cost recovery, until such time as detailed costing studies provide specific tariff building blocks (SEA, 2019).