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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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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Impact of Small-Scale Embedded Generation on Municipal Revenue

Four municipal case studies highlight the potential effect small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) has on municipality revenue; drawing out the importance of modelling as part of tariff-setting, and presenting key lessons on tariff structures. The conclusion covers how revenue loss could be avoided by ensuring that tariffs are developed that account for the cost of supplying electricity to SSEG customers. (SEA, 2018)

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SALGA 2018 Energy Summit Discussion Document

This discussion document provides context on the global megatrends affecting the electricity sector (electrification, decentralisation and digitisation) and proposed government responses through the legislative framework or through economic instruments. (SALGA, 2018)

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The Electricity Distribution Industry in Germany and South Africa – A Review of Policy and Regulation (Discussion Paper)

This discussion paper tries to provide a closer look into the fundamental elements that characterize the German and South African energy markets, as well as highlight the challenges that are prevalent in the energy markets of both countries together with the opportunities that can be exploited in the current structures of these energy markets (BBH, Eclareon and SEA, 2018).

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