Category Archives: Policy/Regulatory Information

Documents and support guides on the national and municipal legal and policy frameworks relevant to SSEG.

Draft Licensing Exemption and Registration Notice

The proposed new Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act – Licensing Exemption and Registration Notice.  NERSA invites comments before 24 May 2019 (NERSA, 2019).

May, 2019
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National doc
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246kb
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Small-Scale 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. 

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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247kb
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SSEG electricity supply by-law amendment guide

Guides the amendment of a municipal electricity supply by-law to cover SSEG. Provides recommended text to use in the by-law. Also outlines the roles of both by-laws and policies, and the differences between them (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 2019).

February, 2019
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All municipalities
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352kb
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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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Licensing Exemption Notice: Schedule 2 of Electricity Regulation Act 2006

Schedule 2 Notice of the Electricity Regulation Act 2006 provides the instances where generators are exempt from the obligation to apply for and hold a generation licence (DoE, 2017).

November, 2017
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National doc
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462.24kb
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Electricity Regulation Amendment Act 2008

An amendment to the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 concerning the Minister’s powers around granting generation license exemption, and NERSA’s procedures for registering generators, amongst other areas.

January, 2008
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National doc
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262.08kb
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Electricity Regulation Act 2006

The Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) provides the national regulatory framework for the electricity supply industry.

March, 2006
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National doc
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281kb
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National Retail Tariff Guideline

National Electricity Regulator guideline on electricity pricing in South African Electricity Distribution Industry (NERSA, 2004).

August, 2004
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National doc
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552kb
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