Renewable Energy is the future and SSEG in urban areas has an important role to play. So, how to find a win-win that protects municipal revenue while ensuring an attractive business case to keep residential rooftop PV grid tied? The knee jerk response of ESKOM and several local authorities to reduced electricity sales is to increase [...]
Interest in private Renewable Energy systems is heating up in direct proportion to the cooling down of ESKOM’s generation capability. This combined with the City of Cape Town’s call for all properties with Small Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) systems to register with the City is raising a flurry of questions. Renewable Energy systems are rapidly replacing [...]
Cape Town has new easier registration process for solar photovoltaic (PV) & other SSEG systems. More time to register as deadline moved to 31 May 2019.
Cape Town is determined to regulate ALL renewable energy systems, whether grid tied or not. Register your SSEG system by 28 February 2019 to avoid a penalty.
CAPE TOWN 2018 – 19 WATER & ELECTRICITY TARIFFS SHOCK makes City less affordable . Service delivery & tariffs need to be reassessed & involve citizens.
Say no to ESKOM’s application for a 19% - 27% increase in the price of electricity - An acknowledgement that ESKOM can no longer provide an affordable service.
Repeated above CPI increases in the price of electricity is not sustainable. RE can stabilize electricity costs. Needs involved consumers & new delivery model.
Mayor De Lille announced that the introduction of the Home User electricity tariff including a R8.21 per day service fee will be delayed owing to public outcry.
Water & electricity costs from 1 July 2017 in Cape Town! No more free water. Homes valued above R400 000 shifted from Lifeline to Domestic Electricity!
Home User Tariff includes R242 per month service fee for Cape Town households as of 1 July 2017. Is this fair? Q & A to Cape Town City Manager