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Massive planned power outage for Jo’burg

Johannesburg residents and businesses have been warned to plan ahead for a widespread planned power interruption on Monday, 10 July, extending into the next morning. In a statement, City Power said dozens are suburbs, from

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Smart meters blamed for Tshwane revenue losses

Electricity losses cost the Johannesburg and Tshwane councils jointly about R3,5bn in the previous financial year. These losses constituted almost a fifth of bulk purchases in Tshwane and a quarter in Johannesburg. Municipalities have to charge

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Cities dodge load shedding bullet

City Power and the City of Johannesburg will not be load shedding in the city on Friday, following the application of a range of load limiting interventions. “During this period of constrained supply, City Power

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Eskom implements more blackouts

Eskom would implement stage one blackouts from 10am on Wednesday, it said. “There is a high demand for power and Eskom cannot meet the demand,” said spokesman Khulu Phasiwe. He said the risk of blackouts

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Eskom sheds more load

Power utility Eskom has moved its power cuts from stage one to two, it announced on Twitter on Monday. “Load shedding has moved from stage 1 to stage 2 as of 3pm,” Eskom tweeted. Power cuts would continue until 10pm, it said

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Power cut to control blackouts

The City of Johannesburg and City Power will remotely switch off geyser control systems to certain areas at specific times to manage electricity control across the city, it said on Friday. “We also appeal to large power users and key business customers to reduce their usage of electricity by switching

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City Power employees nabbed for cable theft

Five City Power employees have been arrested for allegedly stealing drums of cable worth R4,5m from the Randburg depot in Johannesburg, the power utility said on Tuesday. The three electricians and two team leaders were arrested on Friday and charged with fraud and theft, City Power MD

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Lampposts to become broadband towers

MTN South Africa has secured a tender from City Power, Johannesburg’s electricity supply agency, to turn lampposts into cellular base stations in a move the operator believes will go a long way to solving coverage challenges not

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