Guide to integrating embedded generation and wheeling in municipal electricity billing systems
This guideline is intended as an introductory resource to give direction to municipalities faced with integrating export tariffs or
wheeling transactions into their billing systems.
Approved Photovoltaic Inverter List (NRS097-2-1, 2017 version only)
The City of Cape Town’s approved inverter list for NRS097-2-1 2017 version only (inverters with NRS097-2-1 2010 certificates, and not 2017 certificates, are not on this list). Cape Town updates this list periodically, so visit the City of Cape Town website to see the latest version.
NRS 097-2-3:2023 Simplified Connection Criteria for LV Connected generators
NRS 097-2-3 provides criteria to be applied when applications for LV connected embedded generators are being assessed. If generators fall within these criteria, they can be approved without doing grid impact studies.
Guide for Municipalities on Assessing EG Applications 1MW and Larger
Provides step-by-step guidance for municipal Distributors regarding assessing applications 1MW or larger, including regulatory aspects, technical standards, necessary documentation etc.
Grid Impact Study Specification (Guide)
A specification that can be given to installers/consultants which clarifies the grid impact assessments that are to be undertaken, and various approaches and parameters that are acceptable in such studies. Municipal distributors should fill in and/or customize as necessary. (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2022)
Rooftop PV Guidelines for Safe and Legal Installations in Cape Town (April 2022)
If you are considering installing a rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system, but you are not sure how to do it safely and legally, these guidelines will help you to: Make informed decisions about what type of PV system to install. Select the best service provider. Understand all the key requirements before, during and after installation.