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Strike 4 – ELM Does it Again!

Changing Pre-Paid Meter Service Provider unilaterally without following due process, leaving Ratepayers in the dark with how to purchase tokens! many retail outlets report systems not working, et al…

However, Power24 notified that Ratepayers can purchase tokens online again, as before. So, if you have trouble purchasing tokens, or have not signed up to Power24 yet, you can do so now and not be left in the dark. Just follow the procedure below:

Step 1 – Sign up at Emfuleni24

Step 2 – 

Exodus of a Different Kind – Seizure!

Exodus of a Different Kind – Seizure!

ELM Asset Seizure

Eskom has confiscated goods worth over 630 million rand belonging to the Emfuleni Municipality for failing to pay debt owed to the power utility. These included dozens of cars among others. #sabcnews

This on the back of an article placed by Vaal Weekblad on 27 February – ELM faces R615-million property seizure after another Eskom non-payment.

Read the same story on Fin24 Watch: Municipal cars, furniture seized as Eskom tries to recover money

Here is the official communique from ELM: Emfuleni Local Municipality Responds to Seizure of Assets by the Sheriff of the Court

Here is a Media Statement by ELM (with specific reference to the purported electricity rate increase last year to offset the debt owing to Eskom on Page 2): Page 1 | Page 2

Here is the official position of ERPA and GTCoC on the ELM Media Statement: Fact vs Fiction

And, for the record, the very same Large Power Users (LPUs) mentioned in the ELM Media Statement above (Page 2) successfully contested the proposed increase by ELM – Read the Court Ruling here: Court Order

ERPA is in full support of the stance taken by LPUs – There is no justification for a R2.3 billion deficit, due to maladministration, mismanagement and corruption, to be recovered from Ratepayers. Absolutely Not! It is high time to turn the tide.


ERPA’s Kobus works with a mission to serve

ERPA’s Kobus works with a mission to serve

Kobus Janse van Rensburg’s ‘Damascus’ moment was on 27 March 2018, when he walked from his front door to the sidewalk of his house in SE3, Vanderbijlpark, and saw a shocking sight of four weeks’ refuse that had failed to be collected by the Emfuleni’s Municipal Refuse Service.

Read the full story below.

Source: Sedibeng Ster

Inspiring Sustainable City

Inspiring Sustainable City

The amazing Sustainable City, a housing development in Dubai with 3,500 people already living there and it’s still not quite finished. This truly is a remarkable achievement, a stark lesson to building contractors the world over. It’s not more expensive to build and it’s hugely cheaper and more efficient to live in.

Inspiring sustainable city planning!

Source: Fully Charged

Read more here: The Sustainable City

The Smart Meter Saga Continues!!!

The Smart Meter Saga Continues!!!

Strike 3, Mr. Nkoane – You’re Out!

How much do you think your constituency will tolerate your ruthless, contemptuous and downright vindictive behavior? No more; we are gatvol!

Please go to the ERPA Petition page and sign it, if you believe that Oupa Nkoane should be held personally accountable for the criminal way he has handled this matter. Just click the link below:

Mr. Nkoane, we hold you Accountable for the Smart Meter Fiasco!