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ELECTRICITY

Electricity (Distribution)

Activity

The quality of Electricity supply impacts the economic growth of the municipality. Moreover, the constant supply of electricity is a necessary tool to improve the socio economic conditions of Households and communities.

Theewaterskloof Municipality is responsible for the distribution and reticulation of electrical energy to all its consumers in a cost effective and safe manner. This service extends to include Caledon, Villiersdorp, Greyton and Riviersonderend, but do not take into account Grabouw, Genadendal, Botrivier and Tesselaarsdal, which resides within the jurisdiction of Eskom government. The municipality has a mandate to distribute electricity subject to license conditions set by NERSA.

Strategic Objectives

  • To evaluate all restraints placed on the department and develop strategies to ensure that the minimum service delivery standards of the Electrical Service Department are maintained.
  • To ensure a safe, effective, economical and continued supply of electricity within the TWK Municipal supply area.


Electricity (Street Lighting)

Activity

The Management of all installations and maintenance of street lights for the municipal area except for Grabouw and Botrivier, forms part of Directorate Operational Services Key Performance areas. Grabouw and Botrivier is serviced through Eskom.

Electricity can be purchased at all Municipal offices for the towns where the municipality is responsible for the provision of electricity.

THEEWATERSKLOOF MUNICIPALITY IS NOW PART OF THE SMALL-SCALE EMBEDDED GENERATION ONLINE APPLICATION PLATFORM

Small-Scale Embedded Generator (SSEG) Online Application 

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Theewaterskloof Municipality SSEG Requirements September 2023Electricity (Distribution)

SSEG Online Application Narrative