The VVISD programme is being implemented by the DSI, SALGA, CoGTA and TIA. The European Union Sector Budget Support Programme and National Treasury availed funding for the programme.
Pilot technologies and innovations will be procured to help municipalities improve basic service delivery. The programme will extend over 3 years.
The Residential Energy Consumption project is focused around the collection of residential energy consumption data. This data is based upon the types of electrical appliances and their end-use by individuals within the different Living Standard Measure (LSM) across South Africa. The appliance end-use data utilised within the Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP) model for analysis, enabling policy makers with a better understanding and visibility of residential energy side. Furthermore, this project supports aspects of the review of the National Energy Efficiency Strategy (NEES) targets, together with the National Standards & Labelling Programme (S&L) impact assessment.