South Africans can expect as much as a 15% increase in their electricity costs from mid-2021 but large-scale grid defection is not ideal.
NERSA has released a list of municipalities with approved small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) tariff structures.
SAPVIA board member Frank Spencer comments on the upcoming SANS codes for the safe connection of small-scale embedded generation installation to low-voltage grids.
The SABS has approved commercial installation standards up to 1MW for the safe operation of embedded generation for consumers, installers and grid operators.
Ed's Note: It’s not news that S.Africa’s energy sector is in turmoil. Leading the fray is its power utility Eskom but things are afoot to escape disaster.
Lamo Solar, a young black-owned small solar energy company, is working towards making renewable energy accessible to all South Africans and into Africa.
The wind industry believes that South Africa needs to shift away from a centralised monopoly to a more efficient decentralised generation model will increase competition and drive down energy prices.
In Africa, it is estimated that by 2035 solar PV projects will contribute 9.8% of electricity generation making way for solar module efficiency development.
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