Presentation on theme: "Thabo Mahlatsi Quantifying Extend Of Energy Theft In Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality."— Presentation transcript:
Thabo Mahlatsi Quantifying Extend Of Energy Theft In Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Causes of theft of energy and energy carriers Types of energy theft Case study on theft and cost ramifications Interventions by EMM to curb reduce theft Conclusions Contents
Causes of theft of energy and energy carriers Supply end far from load centers Long copper / aluminum overhead conductors in isolated areas High costs of copper/aluminum at LME General vandalism Non payment trend
Categories of energy theft STEALING OF OVERHEAD/UNDERGROUND CABLES Use of axes, jigsaw and bakkies to cut and pull overhead lines respectively Syndicates operations Internal staff assistance to isolate the parts of network
Brakpan case study Assumed 10 000 @ 500kWh per month @ a tariff of 36.36 Cents amounts to R 1 454 400 in 24 hrs Industrial economic losses = labour and production amounts R 1 968 000 and R 3 408 000 for two industries responded to the questionnaire send
Brakpan case study Council lost R6m in replacement of the substation and control cables CGDP which affects the GDP not quantified but has far reaching ramifications Foreign Direct Investment affected
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