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Winnie Mandela Substations Repaired- Power Back

The City has successfully repaired the substations which had blown up and power has since been reconnected to residents of the Winnie Mandela area in Thembisa.  This area was plunged into darkness following damages to the two substations which blew up a week ago. Preliminary investigations reveal that illegal connections and electricity theft were the […]

People Fined for Electricity Theft

Approximately R50 000 of reinstatement fines were issued during the anti-electricity theft operations jointly held in Primrose and Elsburg on Monday, 15 June 2021. During this operation, the Department of Energy and law enforcement agencies within the City, 13 properties were found with bypassed electricity meter boxes. The owners were each issued with R3613.79 as

Interim Load Shedding Schedule for CoE

Eskom has introduced a nation-wide load shedding due to sudden loss of capacity at various power stations, and is implementing it directly at point of intake. This means that the City’s load shedding schedules are not applicable. In an effort to assist consumers, a temporary load shedding schedule has been drafted for stages 1 to […]