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Although the document is a bit outdated, Section 11 of this consultation paper is useful in that it focuses on Tariff Design and provides guidelines for SSEG tariff setting (NERSA, 2015).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