n IMIESA - The numbers of power and money : meters
|Article Title||The numbers of power and money : meters|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Apr 2016|
|Pages||64 - 66|
EVERY CITY AND TOWN in South Africa has a daily logistical challenge, of an order of magnitude that is at times quite mind-blowing. Besides the wide range of services they provide, there is electricity, a fundamental resource that is so essential to keeping a city or town running all day, every day, in every month of every year. And the demand is growing. At an average urbanisation growth rate of 2.4% per annum, this translates into 330 000 new households every year, or over 1 320 000 people who make cities and towns their home.
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