Phindile Maxiti, Mayco member for energy and climate change
The registration date for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has been moved from Thursday February 28 to Friday May 31 to give residents more time (“Register solar panels or face disconnections”) Bulletin December 6, 2018.
The City has also been working hard to simplify the registration process for residents with easy online pre-registration, and updated registration forms with guidance included.
There is no charge for the registration of solar PV systems. A fee will only be applied for failure to register the system by Friday May 31.
The registration tells the City where a system is connected and confirms the quality of the installation so that staff and contractors are not electrocuted when working on the network.
Draft national legislation indicates that formal registration of small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) systems will become mandatory.