Category Archives: Tariff and Revenue Impacts

Tools to help municipalities to develop SSEG tariffs, and assess their municipal revenue impact and customer business case impact.

Municipal Tariff Guideline Increase, Benchmarks and Proposed Timelines for Municipal Tariff Approval Process for the 2019/20 Financial Year

This NERSA Consultation Paper proposes a municipal tariff increase guideline for the 2019/20 financial year.  Increases are linked to Eskom’s approved bulk price increase of electricity to municipalities and the increase on the municipalities’ cost structures (NERSA, 2019).

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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1mb
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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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GIZ-SALGA SSEG Tariff Design: Model Training Presentation

This is is presentation of the excel spreadsheet model that assists municipalities with solar PV SSEG tariff design in a way that balances municipal revenue requirements with customer business case for Solar PV installations. The spreadsheet model is downloadable separately (Genesis, SALGA & GIZ, 2017).  

July, 2017
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All municipalities
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2mb
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GIZ-SALGA SSEG Tariff Excel Tool

An excel-based tool for testing proposed SSEG tariffs against municipal revenue impact as well as customer business case impact.  Solar PV SSEG only. The guide to using the tool is separately downloadable (Genesis Analytics (Pty) Ltd and SALGA, 2017).

July, 2017
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All municipalities
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17mb
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GIZ-SALGA SSEG Tariff Excel Tool Guide

Guide to the excel-based tool for testing proposed SSEG tariffs against municipal revenue impact as well as customer business case impact.  Solar PV SSEG only. The spreadsheet tool is separately downloadable (Genesis Analytics (Pty) Ltd and SALGA, 2017).

July, 2017
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All municipalities
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1.5mb
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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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NERSA Consultation Paper Small-Scale Embedded Generation Regulatory Rules

Although the document is a bit outdated, Section 11 of this consultation paper is useful in that it focuses on Tariff Design and provides guidelines for SSEG tariff setting (NERSA, 2015).

February, 2015
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National doc
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415kb
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South African Distribution Tariff Code

The tariff code sets out the objectives for pricing and tariff structures for distribution retail and network services. NERSA regulates the setting of prices and the structure of tariffs for all distribution related services (NERSA, 2014).

July, 2014
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National doc
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191kb
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Guideline on the Installation of Embedded Generation and the Impact on Revenue of Municipalities

This AMEU document discusses the operational aspects that need to be considered for the proper connection of embedded generation capacity to the distribution grid, as well as an explanation of the proposed approach to assessing the financial impact on municipalities (AMEU, 2013).  

October, 2013
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All municipalities
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972kb
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Electricity Pricing Policy (EPP)

Electricity Pricing Policy (EPP) of the South African Electricity Supply Industry (Department of Minerals and Energy, 2008).

December, 2008
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National doc
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3mb
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