Category Archives: Technical

Supporting documents for technical aspects of establishing SSEG processes in municipalities.

Power systems simulations comparison

A table comparing different power system simulation software characteristics. Compiled by the CSIR (CSIR, 2019).

April, 2019
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All municipalities
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182kb
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Smart Prepayment Solutions for PV/SSEG

A presentation on smart prepayment metering solutions for PV/SSEG (Dave Tarr, 2019).

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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2mb
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PV Green Card Brochure for Installers

An overview of the PV Green Card quality assurance programme for installers, the benefits of engaging in this programme, as well as how to apply for such Green Card accreditation (South African Photovoltaics Industry Association, 2018).

March, 2019
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National doc
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953kb
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PV Green Card Brochure for Customers

Provides an overview of the PV Green Card quality assurance programme, the benefits the programme for prospective PV SSEG customers, as well as how to go about engaging with PV GreenCard installers. (South African Photovoltaics Industry Association, 2018)

March, 2019
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National doc
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909kb
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Metering for Small-Scale Embedded Generation Guide

Provides information to assist the choice and procurement of bi-directional metering for SSEG, including types and configurations of meters, links with smart metering systems, and relevant metering specifications (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2019).

March, 2019
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All municipalities
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1.08mb
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Approved Photovoltaic Inverter list

The City of Cape Town’s list of type tested inverters/equipment in terms of NRS 097-2-1. Cape Town periodically updates this list as new inverters come on to the market, so this version may not reflect all type tested inverters available (City of Cape Town, 2019).

February, 2019
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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347kb
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Declaration for off-grid SSEG

City of Cape Town’s form for declaring any off-grid generators and UPS systems (City of Cape Town, 2019).

January, 2019
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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293kb
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Standard for Interconnection of Embedded Generation (Eskom)

This standard sets out the minimum technical and regulatory requirements for the connection of Embedded Generators (EG) to Eskom‘s EHV, HV and MV electrical networks. This standard therefore is inclusive of Eskom Distribution‘s protection requirement guide.

October, 2018
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National doc
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2.30mb
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Guide for the Application of Standards for Smart Metering Systems in Africa

Provides information on standards for smart metering, in the interests of harmonising standards across the continent (AFSEC, 2018).

October, 2018
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International doc
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723kb
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Rooftop PV Guidelines for Safe and legal installations

Provides information for customers on the safe and legal installation of PV SSEG in Cape Town, including how to go about applying for permission to install (City of Cape Town, 2018).

September, 2018
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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1.90mb
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