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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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1.08mb
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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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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 October 2018 (SALGA, 2018).  

October, 2018
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No City
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4.2kb
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A guideline for cost-efficient procurement of photovoltaic assets

This document aims to guide public entities on cost-efficient ways to procure photovoltaic (PV) assets, for example when a municipality embarks on procuring PV SSEG on one or more of their public buildings (CSIR, 2018).

March, 2018
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All municipalities
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2.1KB
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Impact of Small-Scale Solar PV Embedded Generation on Tshwane’s Revenue

The report presents an analysis of the impact of different solar PV SSEG tariffs in the City of Tshwane, covering municipal revenue impact as well as customer business case impact of different tariff choices.  It indicates optimum tariff levels in this regard (SEA and GIZ, 2017).  

June, 2017
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City of Tshwane Metropolitan
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3mb
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