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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SALGA Fact Sheet on Electricity and Energy

This fact sheet provides interesting snippets of information related to electricity and energy in a short “did-you-know” format; covering country context, electricity industry structure, consumption patterns/trends, relevant players and their roles, policy and regulations, among others. (SALGA, 2018)

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PV Green Card Brochure for Customers

Provides an overview to customers of the PV Green Card quality assurance programme, the benefits of engaging in this programme if they are considering installing a PV system, as well as how to go about installation. (South African Photovoltaics Industry Association, 2018)

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Sustainable Energy Solutions for South African Local Government: A Practical Guide

This is the third iteration of a practical how-to handbook for local municipalities on the roll-out of sustainable energy measures. The first section focuses on governance and legislation (e.g. mandates, green procurement, institutionalising of sustainable energy concerns, etc.); the second on municipal sustainable energy initiatives (e.g. solar water heating, efficient buildings, sustainable transport, etc.); and the third on macro developments (e.g. smart grids, concentrated solar, ocean energy, etc.). Interactive icons assist in skipping between chapters. (SEA, 2017)

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