South African Cities Network (SACN)

A network of the nine largest metros in the country.

Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)

DEA is responsible for the National Climate Change Response White Paper, amongst other functions.

Eskom Integrated Demand Management Programme

The IDM programme periodically supports energy efficiency and demand-side management programmes in municipalities.

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Cogta is the national government link to municipal and provincial government.

National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)

NERSA regulates activities of municipal electricity distributors, amongst other functions.

Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities

An association of municipal electricity distributors as well as national, parastatal, commercial, academic and other organisations that have a direct interest in the electricity supply industry in Southern Africa.

Eastern Cape Sustainable Energy

The Eastern Cape Provincial Government provides information on this website for investors, developers, communities, municipalities and members of the public interested in a more sustainable energy future for the Eastern Cape.

ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI is an international association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development.

Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA)

Non-profit organisation supporting local government with sustainable energy.

Resource Efficient Urban Planning

Land use, the built environment, transport and spatial planning are the most significant means of promoting a climate resilient and energy efficient city. This website serves as an information portal and support tool for a broad range of professionals from government and non-government institutions, involved in local policy development, planning, decision-making and implementation relating to spatial and land use planning, infrastructure, sustainable human settlements, transport, the environment, energy and climate change.

Department of Energy (DoE)

DoE periodically runs various programmes relevant to municipalities.

South Africal Local Government Association (SALGA)

Official representation body of local (municipal) government.