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Technical Specifications and Standards


Eskom provides a Technology Web site which allows secure access to equipment Design and Manufacturing specifications information.

The site can be accessed via

The available information comprises:

  • Distribution specifications

  • Electrification standards

  • Engineering standards

Grid Access specific documents most relevant to IPPs & generators:

Transmission Grid Codes:

South African Grid Code requirements for Renewable Power Plants version 2.8

 SAGC governance


SAGC information exchange code

SAGC metering code

SAGC network code

SAGC preamble

SAGC system ops code

SAGC Tariff code

Distribution Grid Codes

RSA Distribution code definitions


RSA Distribution information exchange code

RSA Distribution metering code

RSA Distribution network code

RSA Distribution system operating code

RSA Distribution tariff code