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The Western Cape government has joined the organisations calling on the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to increase the licence-exemption cap for embedded generation plants to be increased from 1MW to at least 50MW.
The South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy on Friday last week released a notice in the government gazette of his intent to raise the threshold for embedded generation from 1MW to 10MW.
Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, has announced the winning emergency power bidders and opened bid window 5 of the REIPPP programme.
University of Cape Town's K. O. Akpeji writes about the realities of rapid small-scale photovoltaic embedded generation deployment in South Africa.
The future of Kenya Power as the grid connector remains an urgent question if it is to continue operating as a commercially viable entity.
NERSA confirms receiving approval to process licence applications for self-generation facilities of above 1MW.
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.