Minister Jeff Radebe conducts Electrification Switch-on and Community Engagement in Matatiele, 26 Apr

25 Apr 2019

The Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe to conduct the Electrification Switch-on and Community Engagement at Chibini village, Matatiele

The Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe,  the Executive Mayor of Alfred Ndzo District Municipality, Cllr. Sixolile Mehlomakhulu and Matatiele Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr Momelezi Mbedla will conduct the Electrification Switch-on and Community Engagement at Chibini village, Matatiele on Friday, 26 April 2019. The events will enable the Minister and the Mayors to monitor progress of the electrification programme of government, and directly interact with the community including the beneficiaries of the newly energised homes.

The Department of Energy through the Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP) has to date energised more than 87% of households in  South Africa and aims to achieve universal access to electrification by 2025 as stipulated in the National Development Plan. As the country’s economy continues to develop, the growing demand for energy remains a focus for attention locally and internationally among ordinary citizens, businesses and captains of industry.

Members of the media to attend and cover this event that is scheduled as follows:
Date: Friday, 26 April 2019
Time: 11h00
Venue: Chibini village Community Hall, Matatiele

RSVP: Maropeng Ramokgobathi
Tel: 012 406 7475
Cell: 076 868 3073
Email: Maropeng.ramokgobathi@energy.gov.za

Enquiries: 
Lerato Ntsoko
Email: lerato.ntsoko@energy.gov.z

Johannes Mokobane
Tel: 012 406 7799/ 7481/ 7475 
Cell: 082 459 2788 or 082 766 3674
Email: johannes.mokobane@energy.gov.za 

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