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South Africa

City Power intensifies removal of illegal connection

todayJune 10, 2024 4

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A City Power worker uses wire cutter to cut and remove an illegally connected electrical cable used by residents of an informal settlement in the Brixton area of Johannesburg to connect to the electrical grid on June 9, 2022 during an operation patrolled by South African Police Services (SAPS) officers. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP) (Photo by MARCO LONGARI/AFP via Getty Images)

 

 

City Power says it has intensified the removal of illegal connections and revenue collection operations across the City of Johannesburg during the winter season. City Power’s spokesperson, Isaac Mangena, says removing illegal connections seeks not only to alleviate pressure on the system, but also to recover the billions owed to it by defaulting customers:

 

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