Category Archives: Technical Standards

National standards and specifications relevant to SSEG installations in municipalities.

NRS097-2-1: 2024 Grid Connection of Embedded Generation – Utility Interface

NRS097-2-1: 2024 Grid Connection of Embedded Generation – Utility Interface

February, 2024
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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.

May, 2023
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All municipalitiesCity of Cape Town Metropolitan
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1 MB
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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.

February, 2023
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National doc
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388kb
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Cape Town EBE27 EG Quality of Supply

City of Cape Town’s quality of supply specification for embedded generators on the distribution network.

February, 2022
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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998 KB
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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.

February, 2022
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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733KB
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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.

February, 2022
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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6 MB
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Technical Standard for the Interconnection of Embedded Generation (Cape Town)

Cape Town’s standard for the interconnection of embedded generation (City of Cape Town)

February, 2022
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City of Cape Town Metropolitan
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6MB
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NRS097-2-1: 2017 Grid Interconnection of Embedded Generation – Utility Interface

NRS097-2-1 Grid Interconnection of Embedded Generation – Utility Interface

January, 2017
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National doc
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5MB
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NRS 049:2016 Advanced Metering Infrastructure Requirement for Smart Metering System

NRS 049 covers the entire smart metering system from the enterprise level down to the end device.

March, 2016
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National doc
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2.33mb
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Grid Connection Code for Renewable Power Plants Connected to the electricity transmission system or the distribution system in South Africa

The grid connection code is to specify minimum technical and design grid connection requirements for Renewable Power Plants (RPPs) connected to or seeking connection to the South African electricity transmission system (TS) or distribution system (DS).

July, 2014
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National doc
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513kb
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