Is there enough competition for power hook-ups?

“Continued concerns” have prompted regulator Ofgem to look at whether there is enough competition between companies which connect homes and businesses to the electricity distribution network. Ofgem has found evidence there may be better competition in some parts of the country than others and said it will carry out a review of the market in […]

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 […]