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.

Another City Power substation set alight

2018-10-24 17:34

The City of Joburg’s electricity division, City Power, is battling outrage from protesters venting their anger on a substation after illegal connections were disconnected.

OVERVIEW: Joburg water shutdown - 'ETR is now 8pm'

2018-08-28 10:39

Many suburbs of Johannesburg and surrounding areas are without water following an explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof pumping station on Monday.

Eskom avoids load shedding for Thurs evening

2018-08-02 20:32

'We thank our staff for working tirelessly and all our customers for using electricity sparingly during this period, assisting us to pull through the evening peak,' the power utility said in an evening update.


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.

Joburg City Power 'threatened by mobs', electricity poles cut down

2018-10-20 11:11

City Power has raised alarm bells about the sabotage and vandalism of state infrastructure in Lenasia South, Johannesburg.

Fire put out at Rand Water Eikenhof Pumping Station as technicians assess damage

2018-08-27 21:37

Johannesburg's City Power says the fire caused by the explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof Pumping Station on Monday has been extinguished.

No load shedding for Wednesday evening says Eskom

2018-08-01 20:08

The power utility, which earlier warned of up to four hours of stage 2 load shedding, says load shedding has been avoided for Wednesday.

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