PV Green Card Brochure for Installers
Provides an overview to installers of the PV Green Card quality assurance programme, the benefits of engaging in this programme, as well as how to apply for such Green Card accreditation. (South African Photovoltaics Industry Association, 2018)
Guide to connection to Small-Scale Embedded Generation to a municipal distribution system: electricity supply by-law and policy requirements
The purpose of this document is to serve as a guide for municipalities to effectively administer the connection of embedded generation systems to the municipal distribution system (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc., 2019).
Recommended practice for assessing the connection of small generators based on renewable energy sources to low-voltage and medium-voltage municipal grids
This guideline is aimed at assisting engineers at municipalities in assessing whether any network changes are required to enable the connection of generators (Lilje, 2018).
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 (CSIR, 2018).
Solar PV Cost Benefit Analysis Spreadsheet Tool
This spreadsheet tool calculates the payback periods of solar PV installation if installed now, in 5 years or in 10 years time. Inputs include PV system cost, specifications and generation; building electricity use; electricity tariffs over time; discount rate and finance period, amongst others. The instructions on the use of this tool can be found