South Africa, under the representation of SANEDI, has been accepted s full member of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN). As a member of ISGAN, the aim is to promote the requirements of South Africa and to leverage the international experience to the benefit of the local ESI. South Africa participation in the international arena is of extreme importance especially to the globally competitive world of a modern society. South Africa’s involvement in ISGAN provides the opportunity to leverage on international case studies and lessons learned. Through our participation in ISGAN we are able to contribute to the development of standards and the identification policies and regulations that are aligned to the objectives of sustainable energy and clean energy solutions.