Posts tagged as metro

Electricity supply challenges are credit negative, with metros most affected

Municipalities in South Africa are heavily dependent on surpluses from the sale of electricity [1]. In FY2018, surpluses [2] from electricity distribution comprised roughly 44% and 46% of gross operating balance for rated metropolitan municipalities (metros) and local municipalities, respectively, leaving municipalities vulnerable to supply and demand dynamics in the sector. Over the past two […]

New committee for year ahead

  The final AMEU Affiliates main meeting for 2016 was held at the offices of Ekurhuleni Electricity in Kempton Park recently. The affairs of the AMEU Affiliates is managed by a committee comprising a chairperson, a vice-chair, a secretary and four additional members. This committee is appointed every two years. The members of the committee […]

Strategic advisor reports to AMEU branch meeting

  In a presentation to a recent meeting of the Association of Municipal Electrical Utilities’ (AMEU’s) Highveld Branch, Vally Padayachee, the association’s strategic advisor, reported that the recent Women in Electricity convention, which had been held at the President Hotel in Bloemfontein, had been well attended with more than 160 women in attendance. He described […]