Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality pilots embedded energy project

Urban Earth 21 August 2012.

“With the price of electricity increasing in South Africa, municipalities can expect to see an increase in the number of private renewable energy grid connected installations and need to prepare for this”, says Tyrone Ferndale,  Project Manager Renewable Energy, from Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. In response to this trend Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has piloted a small-scale energy project to determine the feasibility of grid connected private installations and to determine a system of rewarding customers for generating renewable energy and placing this on the grid…