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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.

March, 2021
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All municipalities
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5 MB
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SSEG Registration and licensing requirements – Industry Brief

This industry brief by GreenCape clarifies the NERSA registration and licensing requirements for SSEG as of March 2020 (when the latest Schedule 2 – license exemption – of the ERA was gazetted). GreenCape 2021

March, 2021
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All municipalities
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650kb
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Status of Small Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) In South African Municipalities

Update on the uptake status of SSEG processes and tariffs in South African municipalities as of November 2020 (SALGA, 2020).

November, 2020
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All municipalities
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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).

October, 2019
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All municipalities
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603kb
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Rooftop PV Guidelines for Safe and Legal Installations in Cape Town

If you are considering installing a rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system, but you are not sure how to do it safely and legally, these guidelines will help you to: Make informed decisions about what type of PV system to install. Select the best service provider. Understand all the key requirements before, during and after installation.

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Solar rooftop PV generation in municipalities FAQ HandBook

The aim of this handbook is to share the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about solar rooftop PV aimed for municipalities, installers and customers (Faure van Schalkwyk, Mark Borchers, Gerhard Botha and Jan van Ravenswaay, 2019).

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Small-Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) Tariff Guidelines Summary

Summarises the principles for setting SSEG tariff, with a focus on solar PV, and discusses revenue impact and customer business case considerations. Case studies are presented and broad guidelines given for tariff setting (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2019).

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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1.19mb
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Metering for Small-Scale Embedded Generation Guide

Provides information to assist the choice and procurement of bi-directional metering for SSEG, including types and configurations of meters, links with smart metering systems, and relevant metering specifications (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2019).

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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2MB
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Municipal legal framework applicable to small scale embedded generation

This report highlights and clarifies the various legal and regulatory issues pertaining to the municipal legal framework applicable to small scale embedded generation (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 2018).

November, 2018
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All municipalities
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6mb
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