Cost of Supply Study: Spreadsheet Model Guide Popular

In Energy Policy & Regulation Tagged in Local Government, Municipalities

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GIZ_Genesis, 2013, Cost of Supply Study Spreadsheet Model Guide.pdf

Cost of Supply Study: Spreadsheet Model Guide

The cost of supply tool aims to increase municipal understanding on what it costs them to supply electricity to different customers categories in order to (i) develop tariffs that are in line with the occurred costs and (ii) consider the possibility of introducing tariffs for small-scale embedded generation. The guidelines provide explanations on how to use the excel model

 Author: Genesis

SAGEN Phase 1 Brochure Popular

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SAGEN Phase 1 Brochure

SAGEN is the South African-German Energy Programme.

SAGEN is improving conditions for investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency in SA, leading to security of energy supply, new skilled jobs and protection of the environment.

Capacity credit for Wind generation in South Africa Popular

In Power System Planning & Operation

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GIZ_ DIgSILENT, 2011, Capacity credit of Wind Generation in South Africa. pdf.pdf

Capacity credit for Wind generation in South Africa


This report presents the results of simulation studies for assessing the capacity credit of planned wind farms in South Africa. Therefore, three scenarios have been defined and agreed between ESKOM, GIZ and DIgSILENT based on realistic assumptions with regard to wind farm sites, the potential installed wind generation capacity at these sites and the relevant characteristics of the South African power system, such as load and generation characteristics and planned expansions of thermal and hydro power plants, which have been provided by ESKOM.


Author: DIgSILENT GmbH and Windlab Developments South Africa Pty Ltd

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