Corporate Profile

​​ One of the entities established was City Power Johannesburg (SOC) Ltd, 100% owned by the City of Johannesburg (CoJ), and established in terms of the Companies Act, on 30 November 2000. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) granted City Power a license to trade on 19 December 2001. 


City Power provides quality energy and electricity in a sustainable manner. The vision of City Power is aligned to the vision of the shareholder:

“A world class energy utility”


The mission of City Power Johannesburg SOC is to meet the expectations of our customers and stakeholders by:

  • Providing sustainable, affordable, safe and reliable energy supply,
  • Providing prompt and efficient customer services,
  • Being the preferred equal opportunity employer by developing and incentivising our  employees,
  • Undertaking our business in an environmentally acceptable manner.


 The aspired values of City Power are to be:

  • Resourceful,
  • Resilient,
  • Reliable,
  • Respectful,
  • Service delivery with integrity.


​Value Proposition

City Power's value proposition is centralised around on providing all stakeholders with excellent service in the delivery of our product and service offering. Our approach to doing business enables all stakeholders to have a full appreciation of our value-add in the supply of energy.


City Power aspires to go beyond being solely a reputable electricity distributor, but to rather be recognised as an energy provider of choice. City Power aspires to be a "best in class" African energy utility that is characterised by the following:


Core Mandate/Purpose

The mandate of City Power is to provide reliable supply of energy to the City of Johannesburg. This is done through the strategic use of a mix of technologies and energy sources, whilst maintaining the sustainability of the business.

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The aim of City Power is to assist the City of Johannesburg to address the South African challenge of security and quality of electricity supply in the short term, and energy supply in the medium to long term. It is to enable consumers, who reside in the City of Johannesburg jurisdiction, to have continuous access to electricity and other sources of energy, with the acceptable quality and reliability standards, yet at affordable transparent rates. In parallel to this objective, City Power will also be required to ensure the sustainability of the business through the achievement of certain agreed to financial, social and environmental goals.

Overview of the Organisational Statistics

Table 1 below presents a snapshot of City Power's statistics; these highlight the key information about the company at a glance.
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