RENEWABLE ENERGY

With reductions in renewable energy prices and increases in national power tariffs, municipalities are facing pressure to integrate options such as embedded rooftop solar PV or wind generators into their networks. Landfill and sewage methane for electricity generation are also potentially viable renewable energy options.

Renewable Energy

With reductions in renewable energy prices and increases in national power tariffs, municipalities are facing pressure to integrate options such as embedded rooftop solar PV or wind generators into their networks. Landfill and sewage methane for electricity generation are also potentially viable renewable energy options.

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Safe and Legal Installations of Rooftop PV in Cape Town

This document provides guidelines on how to install rooftop solar PV safely and legally, including information on how to decide on the type of system installed, how to select a service provider and the key requirements for installation. (City of Cape Town, 2020)

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Strategies to increase the deployment of distributed renewables in Sub-Saharan African cities

Strategies to increase the deployment of distributed renewables in Sub-Saharan African cities This guide aims to help city governments in Sub-Saharan Africa to implement policies and actions that will increase the use of distributed renewables across their jurisdictions. It highlights the barriers to deploying distributed renewables and offers strategies to overcome these barriers, supported by case studies showcasing successful initiatives. (C40 and SEA, 2020)

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A Renewable Energy Roadmap for African Cities

The aim of this guide is to assist Cities to develop a renewable energy roadmap, which incorporates renewable energy into the energy mix over time and ensures the collaboration of stakeholders and coordination of investments. It draws upon the experience of Sub-Saharan African cities in understanding energy demand and the learnings of eThekwini Municipality, which recently developed a Renewable Energy Roadmap. (C40 and SEA, 2020)

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Low and Middle Income Rooftop PV Approaches Presentation

Covers the case study assessments, socio-economic profiling, and financial cost-benefit analyses undertaken as part of a feasibility study regarding small-scale embedded generation rollout in mid- and low-income households in South Africa. (Urban-Econ, Sustainable Energy Africa and Sustainability Institute Innovation Lab, 2018)

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Low and Middle Income Rooftop PV Approaches Discussion Paper

Covers the case study assessments, socio-economic profiling, and financial cost-benefit analyses undertaken as part of a feasibility study regarding small-scale embedded generation rollout in mid- and low-income households in South Africa. (Urban-Econ, Sustainable Energy Africa and Sustainability Institute Innovation Lab, 2018)

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