SA's three top metros can now apply to generate their own electricity

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Gwede Mantashe. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla/Netwerk24
Gwede Mantashe. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla/Netwerk24

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Municipalities such as those in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town can now apply to generate their own electricity, provided they have paid their Eskom bill in full.

This comes after Mineral and Energy Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Friday published new regulations governing electricity generation in the Government Gazette.

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