Category Archives: Legal Framework
National legal documents relevant to SSEG and support with municipal by-law SSEG amendments.
ERA Schedule 2 – Embedded Generation license exemption (17 Jan 2023)
Specifies embedded generator sizes that are exempt from NERSA licensing requirements, and which are exempt but still need to register with NERSA (Note that this document is very similar to the 15 Dec 2022 Schedule 2, with one wording correction which does not affect embedded generator registration or licensing requirements).
Municipal legal framework applicable to Embedded Generation
This report highlights and clarifies the various legal and regulatory issues pertaining to the municipal legal framework applicable to embedded generation (Pinsent Masons, 2022).
EG By-Law and Policy Guide
A guide to the connection of embedded generation to a municipal distribution system: electricity supply by-law and policy requirements (Cliffe Decker Hofmeyr, 2019).
NERSA SSEG Registration Application Form
Where SSEG needs to be registered with NERSA in terms of the ERA Schedule 2 (Licensing Exemption), this for is to be filled in and submitted to them. (NERSA 2019)
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
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).
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.
Electricity Regulation Act 2006
The Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) provides the national regulatory framework for the electricity supply industry.