Posts tagged as City Power

Energize Inbox, June 2015

Our winning letter: Sir re: What is the cost of new build? With reference to the article by Mike Rycroft on page 9 of the April edition of Energize, I agree that the capital cost of some of the supposedly cheap renewable is high against this measure. I like the measure “capital per deliverable MWh […]

Domestic electricity prices of six metros and Eskom compared

  There is significant public misperception and confusion in respect of domestic electricity tariffs in South Africa. In order to clarify the facts, this article compares the domestic electricity prices of Eskom and the six largest metros in the country, namely City Power (Johannesburg), Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, eThekwini, Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town. Public misperceptions […]

Domestic electricity prices: Eskom vs. City Power

  There is a widespread perception that City Power and other municipal electricity distributors buy electricity from Eskom and then resell the electricity to domestic customers within their areas of supply with massive mark-ups and at significantly higher prices than would be the case if Eskom supplied such domestic customers directly. While the domestic electricity […]

Joburg’s power woes worsen

  Large parts of Johannesburg are without power as a result of a technical problem, not at Eskom’s power stations, but at City Power’s infrastructure. City Power and Eskom technicians are on site working to restore power to the Prospect substation which feeds several smaller substations, which in turn supply power to many parts of […]