Urban Earth, 29 September, 2014.
The City of Cape Town has signed its first two contracts with small scale embedded commercial generator, Black River Park. (Image Source: Jonathan Ramayia)
The City of Cape Town has launched a set of guidelines and associated tariffs for small scale embedded energy generators with a generation capacity of less than 1MVA. Guidelines and tariffs have been compiled for commercial, industrial, and residential generators and are applicable for both renewable energy generation and co-generation. Small scale generators will be permitted to connect to the grid and in so doing be able to both import energy from and export a limited amount of energy onto the City’s grid, which they will be credited for…
(EGI-SA Ed. note: At last, well done CoCT! I do think they could have been a bit more generous and perhaps had different daily service charges depending on your average monthly usage).