Low cost intelligent outage management

November 20th, 2019, Published in Articles: Energize

The City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) is the industrial hub of Gauteng, contributing 8,8% of the national economy. Strengthening its industrial competitiveness is a priority for the CoE. Africa’s largest and busiest airport also fall within its boundaries. It is home to approximately 3,5-million people, with 18,7% of the approximately 1,3-million households in CoE being informal dwellings.

Currently there is a backlog of 115 375 informal dwellings that are not yet supplied with electricity. Supplying electricity to the informal settlements forms an important component of the pro-poor focus of the current term of Council (City of Ekurhuleni, 2019).

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