Category Archives: Technical
Supporting documents for technical aspects of establishing SSEG processes in municipalities.
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.
Grid Impact Study Evaluation Form
This spreadsheet assists municipal distributors evaluate grid impact studies for embedded generators to connect to their distribution grid (DIgSILENT, 2022).
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 Data Requirements Spreadsheet
This spreadsheet assists the exchange of data between municipal distributors and customers installing embedded generation for the purposes of grid impact studies (DIgSILENT, 2022).
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.
Cape Town EBE27 EG Quality of Supply
City of Cape Town’s quality of supply specification for embedded generators on the distribution network.
Cape Town EEB1330 System Operations Manual
City of Cape Town’s embedded generator operations manual for category B and C generators (>1MW), which form part of their requirements for such generators.
Cape Town EEB705 Technical Standard for the Interconnection of Embedded Generation
City of Cape Town’s technical standard governing the connection of embedded generation to the distribution network.
Technical Standard for the Interconnection of Embedded Generation (Cape Town)
Cape Town’s standard for the interconnection of embedded generation (City of Cape Town)