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Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Fortsig ground-mounted PV Training System with battery back-up Popular

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SAGEN RE - Data Sheet - Fortsig Ground - Digital.pdf

Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Fortsig ground-mounted PV Training System with battery back-up

This data sheet includes all the technical information on the City of Tshwane Fortsig PV system that GIZ-SAGEN supported. The system is ground mounted and has battery back-up functionality.

Author: GIZ

Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Fortsig Rooftop PV Training System Popular

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SAGEN RE - Data Sheet - Fortsig Roof - Digital.pdf

Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Fortsig Rooftop PV Training System

This data sheet includes all the technical information on the City of Tshwane Fortsig PV system that GIZ-SAGEN supported. This system is mounted on the Fortsig electricity depot's roof.

Author: GIZ

Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Villieria Rooftop PV Training System Popular

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SAGEN RE - Data Sheet - Villieria PV - Digital.pdf

Data Sheet: City of Tshwane Villieria Rooftop PV Training System

This data sheet includes all the technical information on the City of Tshwane Villieria PV system that GIZ-SAGEN supported. This system is grid-tied and mounted on the roof of the training centre in Villieria.

Author:GIZ

Sustainable Energy & Climate Change in Municipal IDPS 2017-2018 Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2018, Sustainable Energy & Climate Change in Municipal IDPS 2017-2018.pdf

Sustainable Energy & Climate Change in Municipal IDPS 2017-2018

This report documents how many municipalities have incorporated
sustainable energy and climate change in their Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) for 2017-2018 financial year.

Opportunities in Energy Efficiency for Municipalities in South Africa Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2018, Opportunities in Energy Efficiency for Municipalities in South Africa.pdf

Opportunities in Energy Efficiency for Municipalities in South Africa

This booklet provides energy efficiency options, along with key challenges and risks, muncipalities can explore as of January 2018. The purpose of the series of booklets is to provide municipalities with information on key topics within the energy and electricity sector that have implications for the role of municipalities in energy and electricity.

 

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

The State of Solar Photovoltaic Research in South Africa: A Review Popular

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GIZ_Geyer, 2016, The State of Solar Photovoltaic research in South Africa.pdf

The State of Solar Photovoltaic Research in South Africa: A Review

The objective of the review was to provide an overview of current PV research being carried out at South African Universities, Universities of Technology and other research institutions to identify common themes and priorities in this research. The report also aims to identify possible gaps that are not being covered by current PV research, to compile a profile of the SWH researchers actively working in the field and to make recommendations on future PV research focal areas for South Africa.  

Authors: Jane Smith, Henry Marks

Socio-economic development investment of Independent Power Producers. A review of HIV/Aids support. Popular

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GIZ_AltGen, 2017, Socio-economic development investment of Independent Power Producers.pdf

Socio-economic development investment of Independent Power Producers.  A review of HIV/Aids support.

As a part of its social compact commitment, the GIZ has mainstreamed HIV/Aids into its internal and external organisational processes, with external mainstreaming of HIV/Aids implemented in countries with a prevalence rate of 4% or greater. To give effect to this, the second iteration of the South African German Energy Programme (SAGEN-2) commissioned a HIV review document which investigated HIV/Aids related activities supported by IPPS from their socio-economic spend.


Author: Altgen

How to use existing grants to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy - A guide for municipalities Popular

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SALGA_GIZ_PDG, 2017, How to use existing grants to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy_A guide for municipalities.pdf

How to use existing grants to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy -  A guide for municipalities

This is a short practical guideline for municipalities on how to use existing grants to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy infrastructure. The guidelines provides guidance and examples of energy efficiency or renewable energy projects for each infrastructure grant.

 Author: PDG

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy Access Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Energy Access booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy Access

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed politicalleadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal functions. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet will provide councillors with an overview of the municipality’s role in increasing the access to energy for all its citizens.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy and Electricity Planning Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Energy and Electricity Planning booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy and Electricity Planning

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed political leadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal function. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet has been prepared to provide councillors with an overview of the role of the municipality in energy and electricity planning.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy Policy and Legislation Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Energy Policy and Legislation booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Energy Policy and Legislation

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed political leadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal function. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet has been prepared to provide councillors with an understanding of the role of the municipality as an electricity service authority.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Financing Municipal Electricity Services Popular

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SALGA _GIZ, 2017, Financing Municipal Electricity Servcies booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Financing Municipal Electricity Services

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed political leadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal function. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet gives councillors an overview of how electricity is financed within the municipality.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Electricity and Energy Regulation Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Electricity and Energy Regulation booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Electricity and Energy Regulation

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed political leadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal function. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet has been prepared to provide councillors with an overview of how the municipality regulates electricity service provision.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme -Wallchart: Electricity and Energy Landscape Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Wallchart Electricity and Energy Landscape - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme -Wallchart: Electricity and Energy Landscape

A wallchart on the Electricty and Energy landscape used in the SALGA Councillor Induction Programme.

 

Developed by: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Video Interview with Councillors Popular

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This video interviews councillors with an energy portfolio on topics such as emerging trends councillors must be aware of, how councillors should engage with officials, staff and the public as well as some key challenges municipalities are facing.

Developed by: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Councillor Induction Programme - Electricity Service Authority Popular

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SALGA_GIZ, 2017, Electricity Service Authority booklet - Electricity and Energy Cllr Induction Prog.pdf

Councillor Induction Programme - Electricity Service Authority

The Councillor Induction Programme is an initiative led by SALGA to empower local government councillors to provide well-informed political leadership with regard to sustainable delivery of all municipal functions. A basic understanding of the sector that falls under the portfolio of the councillor will assist towards achieving this goal.

This booklet has been prepared to provide councillors with an understanding of the role of the municipality as an electricity service authority.

Author: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

State of Wind Energy Research Popular

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GIZ_Geyer, 2016, State of Wind Energy Research.pdf

State of Wind Energy Research

The objective of the review was to provide an overview of current wind research being carried out at South African Universities, Universities of Technology and other research institutions, to identify common themes and priorities in this research, to identify possible gaps that are not being covered by current wind research, to compile a profile of the SWH researchers actively working in the field and to make recommendations on future wind research focal areas for South Africa.

Authors: Alicia & Heinrich Geyer

Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme – an information package for local government Popular

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GIZ_SALGA, 2016, Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme.pdf

Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme – an information package for local government

This information package aims to provide local government with information on the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), to show the potential opportunities for local development and to outline an approach towardsrealising and maximising such benefits. It further induces a dialogue on the potential role of local government in the REIPPPP and work towards substantial co-operation between local government and IPPs.

 Author: Jan-Wilhelm Krebs (GIZ)

Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme – a brochure for local government Popular

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GIZ_SALGA, 2016, Brochure_ Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme.pdf

Local economic benefits in the renewable energy independent power producers programme – a brochure for local government

This brochure aims to summarise the more comprehensive information package on information on the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), to show the potential opportunities for local development and to outline an approach towards
realising and maximising such benefits.

 Author: Jan-Wilhelm Krebs (GIZ)

Sustainable Energy and Climate change in municipal IDP 2015 Popular

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GIZ_SALGA, 2015, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change in Municipal IDPs.pdf

Sustainable Energy and Climate change in municipal IDP 2015

The report analyses the inclusion of Sustainable Energy (energy efficiency and renewable energy) and Climate Change in municipal Integrated Development Plans. It proposes a methodology, gives national and provincial results and identifies trends and specific projects. An update will be publish in 2018.

 Authors: Aurelie Ferry and Nicolas von Kalm (GIZ)

Review of Best Practice of SWH Implemented by Local Government Popular

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GIZ_SEA, 2015, Solar Water Heater Best Practices.pdf

Review of Best Practice of SWH Implemented by Local Government

The purpose of the review was to determine the best practice of SWH implemented by selected municipalities that previously in the Eskom Rebate Programme (eThekwini, City of Cape Town, Sedibeng, and Musina). The review explored the roll-out experience from a municipal perspective, considered the process from pre- and post- installation, with an intention to enhance future implementation of NSWHP.

Author: Sustainable Energy Africa

State of Renewables in South Africa 2015 Popular

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DOE, 2015, State of Renewables in South Africa 2015.pdf

State of Renewables in South Africa 2015

The report provides an in-depth and thorough overview of renewable energy in South Africa. The report provides an overview of the policy environment, a historical review of the processes required to arrive at the RE programme as well as the levels of deployment by 2015.

Author: Department of Energy

Mapping of the REIPPPP Authorisation Process for RE Projects Popular

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GIZ_Goldblast, 2015, Mapping of the REIPPPP Authroisation Process.pdf

Mapping of the REIPPPP Authorisation Process for RE Projects

 In 2012, GIZ commissiones n in-depth assessment of the state of RE regulatory environment as well as the constraints and barriers facing RE developer. the study provides an updated review of the regulatory procedures and identified major regulatory barriers experienced, and offers suggestions on how IPPs could be supported to reduce these barriers.

Authors: Michael Goldblat

The State of Solar Water Heater Research in RSA: A Review Popular

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GIZ_Geyer, 2015, State of Solar Water Heater Research.pdf

The State of Solar Water Heater Research in RSA: A Review

The objective of this review is to provide an overview of current SWH research being carried out at South African Universities, Universities of Technology and other research institutions, to identify common themes and priorities in this research, to identify possible gaps that are not being covered by current SWH research, to compile a profile of the SWH researchers actively working in the field and to make recommendations on future SWH research focal areas for South Africa.

Author: Alicia Geyer

Solar Water Heater Standards: Standards Revew and Gap Analysis of Local and International Standards Popular

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GIZ, de Kock, 2015, Review of Solar Water Heater Standards.pdf

Solar Water Heater Standards: Standards Revew and Gap Analysis of Local and International Standards

The purpose of the analysis was to outline and identify the existing and required standards that would lead to high quality production and installation of SWH systems. The evaluation of gap analysis on SWH standards will contribute to the enhancement of the SWH industry, formulate improved decisions for the implementation of the NSWHP and contribute to market development.

 Author: Neville de Kock