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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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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PV Green Card Brochure for Installers

Provides an overview to installers of the PV Green Card quality assurance programme, the benefits of engaging in this programme, as well as how to apply for such Green Card accreditation. (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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New Roles for South African Municipalities in Renewable Energy: A Review of Business Models (Discussion Paper)

This report reviews possible business models for South African municipalities to seize arising opportunities and minimise potential risks associated with the introduction of renewable energy technologies in the domestic electricity system. It proposes a typology of available business models for municipalities to seize emerging opportunities arising from renewable energy technologies. (GIZ, 2017)

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