ELECTRICITY SERVICES

Municipal electricity distributors face a range of challenges in the current fast-changing electricity industry landscape. Amongst these are: accommodating embedded generation, integrating electricity efficiency, increasing informal settlement electrification, adjusting tariffs appropriately, and avoiding damaging revenue loss in the process.

Electricity Services

Municipal electricity distributors face a range of challenges in the current fast-changing electricity industry landscape. Amongst these are: accommodating embedded generation, integrating electricity efficiency, increasing informal settlement electrification, adjusting tariffs appropriately, and avoiding damaging revenue loss in the process.

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AMEU SALGA: Requirements for Small-Scale Embedded Generation

Sets out what the municipality requires in terms of SSEG to be connected to their networks, including what is and is not allowed, the standards and specifications to be complied with, and the application process to be followed.  SSEG installers and prospective customers should familiarise themselves with this document prior to submitting applications (Feb, 2021).

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State of Energy in South African Cities 2020

This 4th edition of the Report features 20 of South Africa’s most energy intensive cities and towns and tracks energy use in cities since 2007, presenting emerging trends in energy efficiency and renewable energy uptake, and examines the governance of transition. (SEA, 2020).

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Wheeling Discussion Paper: A Guide for Municipal Electricity Distributors

Is a third party trader of power purely a middleman, or could they be seen as aggregators that pool small generation capacity, particularly renewable power, into an economically valuable proposition? Local government (and their distribution utilities) increasingly have reason to publish wheeling tariff structures and enter into wheeling agreements with third parties. (SEA, 2020)

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