Cable theft costs South Africa R10bn every year

The power distribution network in South Africa is “extremely vulnerable”, with an increasing number of cable theft, meter tampering and illegal connections taking place. The total losses for the country every year could be as high as R10 billion (£0.73bn), according to Rens Bindeman, Technical Advisor of the Southern African Revenue Protection Association. Transformers at […]

Power cable thefts on the rise

ELN investigates the worrying rise in power cable theft in the UK and what the energy sector and police can do to stop it.