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City Power To Implement Residential Time-Of-Use Tariff System

City Power is set to implement a residential time-of-use tariff system that will allow the utility to price electricity at different rates during the day. This is aimed at encouraging consumption during off peak hours to reduce the cost to supply and lessen the pressure on the national grid. The system, which has been approved

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More Unplanned Power Cuts As Another Joburg Substation Crashes

Johannesburg residents were once again hit with unplanned power outages as Kelvin Substation experienced a technical fault on Wednesday. Johannesburg City Power said technicians were on site working to restore supply as quickly as possible. This was the third day residents experienced no electricity. Areas affected include Greenstone Park, Thornhill Estate, Stoneridge and Longmeadow. City

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Pretoria Suburbs In The Dark Following Cable Theft

Cable theft at the Brakfontein Substation on Tuesday morning has plunged Pretoria into darkness, and the City of Tshwane has warned lights may only come back on at midnight. “The city technicians are attending to the outage and we envisage to restore power by midnight,” said City of Tshwane spokesperson Lindela Mashigo in a statement.

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Eskom Knew About Majuba Silo Problems

Trade union Solidarity has accused power utility Eskom of negligence and poor maintenance, and said the parastatal was aware of problems at Majuba power station since January.   The union said in a statement employees at Eskom monitored the affected coal silo since January and they reported it was showing signs of deterioration. It said

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