Power to be fully restored in Cleveland area by Thursday afternoon

2019-12-26 14:35

City Power has completed the connection and commissioning of the new transformer at Cleveland substation, the power utility has said.

Many Joburg suburbs without power, despite 'no load shedding' assurances

2019-12-21 14:56

While Eskom has given assurances that there would be no load shedding on Saturday, many suburbs in Johannesburg and surrounding areas were without power.

City Power sees increased calls to report faults following load shedding in Johannesburg

2019-12-07 22:11

City Power saw an increase in calls to report faults due to system failures and trips on Saturday following load shedding restorations.

City Power 'cautiously' resumes operations following violent protests

2019-09-10 10:10

City Power will continue to monitor violence flash points across the City of Johannesburg to determine whether it's safe to operate.

Most City Power IT systems, networks restored following cyber attack

2019-07-25 15:03

City Power says it has managed to clear and restore most of its information technology systems, including the pre-paid electricity vending system, meaning that most customers In Johannesburg will now be able to buy electricity.

Vandalism suspected after fire engulfs another Alex substation

2019-07-16 18:36

This is the second substation to catch fire, following a similar fire two weeks ago that left half of the suburb without power for almost two days ago.

'I had my first hot water shower today and I almost cried' - Randburg resident after 4 days of no power

2019-03-23 07:18

After spending almost a week in the dark, residents of Darrenwood and surrounding areas of Randburg in Johannesburg are breathing a sigh of relief because their electricity has been restored.

Man arrested in Joburg for reconnecting electricity for R2k bribe

2019-02-27 09:05

The suspect is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court where he will be charged for corruption and extortion.

Protesters barricade road after disconnections of stolen electricity in Lenasia

2019-02-19 16:55

Nirvana Drive in Lenasia, Johannesburg, has been closed off due to protests in the area.

City power issues apology for 'prolonged' power outage in Randburg

2018-12-08 22:22

City Power has apologised to residents of Randpark Ridge, outside Johannesburg, for a four-day power outage.


Some Joburg residents celebrate Christmas without power as fire destroys Cleveland substation

2019-12-25 12:13

City Power says a new transformer is estimated to cost between R12m and R16m.

Joburg power woes: Inner city outage as distributor trips

2019-12-12 19:56

Jo'burg residents have had to contend with outages above and beyond the scheduled load shedding, as power trips hit multiple areas in the city.

PICS: Explosion at Joburg's Brynorth substation

2019-12-07 12:40

Bryanston and the surrounding areas in Johannesburg are experiencing power outages following an explosion at Brynorth substation, City Power said on Saturday.

Joburg residents, businesses set to benefit from R131m substation upgrade

2019-08-08 16:36

The City of Johannebsurg has spent R131m on refurbishing the more than 40-year-old Wilro Park Substation.

Joburg prepaid electricity users left in the dark as City Power crippled by computer virus

2019-07-25 10:51

A virus which has hit City Power has resulted in a blackout to its internet technology system, leaving scores of Johannesburg residents unable to purchase electricity.

City Power CEO orders probe into awarding of tender

2019-06-20 23:07

City Power CEO Lerato Setshedi has ordered an investigation into the awarding of a tender after the High Court in Johannesburg declared it invalid and set it aside.

Allendale substation repaired, power restored to affected areas

2019-03-22 07:57

Power has been fully restored to the Ekurhuleni areas that source their power from the Allendale substation.

Cops monitor Lenasia after protests over illegal electricity connections, area remains calm

2019-02-20 12:02

Police are monitoring Nirvana Drive in Lenasia following violent protests over illegal electricity connections.

Protesters damage houses, cars after City Power cuts illegally connected electricity

2019-02-16 20:16

Protesters from Emhlangeni informal settlement vented their anger on nearby houses after City Power disconnected their illegally connected electricity.

Security guard and six accomplices nabbed for cable theft at Bank of Lisbon building

2018-11-11 20:02

A security guard deployed to protect the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg is one of seven people arrested for allegedly stealing electricity infrastructure, City Power has said.

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