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NMB electricity challenges gone by 2019


Nelson Mandela Bay’s electricity distribution “issues,” as well as those of the other 12 largest municipalities in South Africa, will be “resolved by 2019,” according to the Medium Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) 2014-2019 released yesterday.


R17 million of cable stolen in NMB


More than 20 000 metres of electrical cable worth more than R17 million were stolen in Nelson Mandela Bay in the 2013/14 financial year, according to a report to be submitted to the Safety and Security Committee on Thursday.

The report states...

Eskom Media Statement - 18 June 2014


Eskom could invoke its emergency protocols this afternoon as the power system remains severely constrained.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014: The national power grid is expected to be severely constrained this afternoon and tomorrow, particularly between...

Electricity grid under significant strain


An urgent message has been issued to business in the Eastern Cape by Eskom:

The electricity grid will be under significant strain today and tomorrow from 17:30 to 18:30pm. 

While the load increases significantly during the evening peak...

R28 million loss in electricity revenue projected


Nelson Mandela Bay’s Electricity and Energy Directorate is anticipating a revenue shortfall of R28 million in the current financial year, saying that consumption trends over the past four months to the end of April have “continued to decrease”.