The City of Cape Town Directorate for Energy says it this week connected 109 households in Masiphumelele to the electricity grid, for the first time.
Technicians also reconnected customers in the area who had their meters damaged or destroyed by the recent fire.
Mayoral committee member, Beverley van Reenen says this initiative will see around 387 homes connected to the grid, at an estimated cost of R4.5 million.
Read more on this initiative here.
- City’s Care Programme budget increased to fight homelessness.
- Hill-Lewis: Billions allocated towards making Cape Town SA’s first loadshedding-free city.
- An additional R28-million allocated to improve electricity delivery to Mother City residents.
The City of Cape Town’s electricity teams have been hard at work to connect homes in the Masiphumelele informal settlement to the electricity grid. Today, 30 March 2022, the first 109 homes were connected.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) March 30, 2022
The City of Cape Town thanks customers for their patience as we do necessary routine maintenance on our electrical infrastructure next week in various areas of the metro.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) March 28, 2022