The City’s Directorate of Energy says an additional R28-million has been allocated to further improve electricity delivery to Mother City residents.
The allocation forms part of the 2021/2022 budget and includes a R12-million set aside for the City’s meter-replacement programme.
Mayco member, Beverley van Reenen says R5-million had been budgeted to upgrade and maintain high voltage sub-stations.
Van Reenen urges residents to help protect the City’s electricity infrastructure.
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- Cape Town residents urged residents to report vandalism of electricity infrastructure.
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The City of Cape Town’s Council-approved the Adjustment Budget for 2012/2022 by allocating an additional R28 million to the Energy Directorate to further enhance and accelerate critical service delivery to residents.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) February 9, 2022
The City of Cape Town’s Directorate of Energy has urged residents to report incidences of vandalism of electricity infrastructure.
Mayoral committee member, Beverley van Reenen says authorities have seen a spike in vandalism of infrastructure in the Paarden Eiland area in recent months, impacting the reliability and security of the electricity supply to residents.
Van Reenen says repairs cost the Municipality millions of Rand each year.
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There has been a spike in vandalism of the City’s electricity infrastructure in the Paarden Eiland area in recent months, impacting the reliability and security of the electricity supply to residents of the city.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) January 27, 2022