ARTICLES RELATING TO CITY POWER

Still far too few women in electricity sector - official

2015-08-03 14:23

The Johannesburg City Power MD says it is unacceptable that 21 years into democracy, women still play a miniscule role in a sector critical to economic growth.

Cape Town downgrades load shedding to stage 1

2015-07-26 10:56

The City of Cape Town has downgraded the nation-wide stage 2 load shedding to stage 1 for its customers due to extra power being generated for the city.

Some Joburg residents spared from load shedding

2015-07-10 11:19

City Power and the City of Joburg will not be load shedding in Johannesburg on Friday owing to the application of load limiting interventions, says an official.

City Power's Sicelo Xulu wins top African Utility award

2015-05-14 06:44

City Power Managing Director, Sicelo Xulu has added another feather in his cap when he scooped the coveted African Utility Executive of the Year Award.

Power cuts after fire breaks out at Joburg substation

2015-04-20 14:48

A fire broke out at the Roosevelt substation in Johannesburg, causing power interruptions in some northern suburbs, City Power says.

JHB’s smart meter plan could ease load shedding

2015-02-24 12:59

City Power will implement the “time of use” tariff system to reduce pressure on the grid in Johannesburg and pass on savings to residential customers.

Joburg City Power website struggles with high traffic

2015-01-26 12:58

High internet visitor numbers have put a strain on the Johannesburg City Power website after power utility Eskom announced countrywide load shedding on Monday.

Joburg gearing up to cope with future power cuts

2015-01-02 16:20

City Power is working on new technologies to mitigate the effects of power cuts, including installing smart meters, which would enable efficient management.

Breakthrough on cable theft

2014-11-14 19:13

The masterminds behind the theft of electricity cables that led to water outages in Gauteng have been arrested, City Power says.

City Power, Eskom probing Joburg outage

2014-11-04 13:16

City Power says it is working with Eskom to investigate a technical problem that left Johannesburg in the dark.

 

Randburg power cut to avoid total blackout

2015-07-29 16:10

City Power has announced a power outage in the Randburg area, in an attempt to prevent a total blackout.

City Power pleads with residents not to panic

2015-07-19 14:51

City Power is pleading with residents in its area of supply not to panic when they experience recurrent disconnections.

Zuma appoints ex City Power boss as 'energy advisor'

2015-06-28 14:58

Presidency Jacob Zuma has appointed Silus Zimu as a special advisor on energy, as South Africa deals with yet another day of load shedding.

City Power keeps lights on amid load shedding

2015-05-06 14:06

Johannesburg City Power has implemented a long-term strategy to keep the lights on when Eskom implements load shedding.

Johannesburg gears up for ‘load limiting’

2015-04-14 21:10

A different kind of power saving initiative dubbed ‘load limiting’ is set to affect the city in coming months.

Emergency electricity maintenance to cut Lenasia power

2015-02-21 19:35

Parts of Lenasia will have no power between midnight and 05:00 due to emergency maintenance work, City Power says.

Power surges, stolen cables and insurance claims

2015-01-23 17:27

A Fin24 user wants to know how power surges due to stolen cables impact her ability to claim from her insurance.

Joburg to switch off geysers

2014-12-05 13:38

Johannesburg says it will remotely switch off geyser control systems to certain areas at specific times to manage electricity.

90% of power back in Joburg

2014-11-04 14:10

Electricity supply has been restored to 90% of the areas in Johannesburg that experienced power cuts.

Joburg outage due to technical fault

2014-11-04 06:59

A technical fault at one of the transformers at Prospect substation near City Deep has resulted in an unplanned outage in Johannesburg, City Power says.

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