Mission statementTo ensure a safe, effective, uninterrupted and economical electrical engineering service to the community within the Drakenstein municipal supply area.
Office hours reception/Switchboard021 807 4660
24 hour Complaints Centre / Customer Care021 807 4665
Drakenstein Electro -Technical Engineering Department is managed by the Deputy Executive Manager, Mr. Willem Albertyn. The Department is responsible for the supply of electricity to the Paarl, Wellington, Simondium and Klapmuts areas. Gouda, Saron and Hermon receive their electricity supply directly from ESKOM.
There are an estimated 48 195 electricity consumers within the Drakenstein area.
The Drakenstein Municipal Notified Demand with ESKOM amounts to 175 MVA per month.
The fields of responsibility include:-
Financial ManagementResponsible for project managing and administration of MIG, DORA, INEP and OPEX and CAPEX budget funding for electrical operational and capital projects.
Contract AdministrationManagement coordination and the administration of service agreements and contracts with contractors and consultants.
Community LiaisonParticipation meetings and events in respect of projects to be expedited to ensure buy-in and long term sustainability of the projects by the community.
Job creationImplement, EPWP job creation projects as required and provide statistical information for all projects to the EPWP Coordinator for reporting purposes.
IDP processCo-ordination of the project identification and feasibility process between departments, in terms of the relevant IDPs.
After hours servicesProvide an after- hours standby service to ensure the continuity of electrical supplies to all services.
Energy EfficiencyCarry out energy efficiency feasibility studies and implement projects to retrofit municipal buildings and infrastructure to facilitate energy reduction measures.
Alternative electrical energy and generation.Processing of PV installation applications as required i.t.o. Safety Legislation, and approval of applicable metering and co-generation tariffs.
Smart meteringAt present test sites are being prepared for a Smart Metering project to establish the effect of Time Of Use tariffs on the domestic component of the municipalities consumer base.
For your convenience, links have been provided for:-
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE DEPARTMENTSecretary of the Deputy Executive Manager – Electro Technical Engineering.Tel: 021 807 4661Fax: 021 870 1912Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Electro-technical Engineering ReceptionTel: 021 807 4660Fax: 021 872 4074Metering/ Services
Responsible for the installation of:
Mr. M. Verhoeven Tel: 021 807 4667 Email: MartinV@drakenstein.gov.za Substation Maintenance
Mr. M. Fredericks Tel: 021 807 4666Email: Marahwaan@drakenstein.gov.za Specialised Support
Tracing of cable faults can only be scheduled after application for way leave has been received by the Planning section.
Mr. P. De Vries Tel: 021 807 4671Email: Paul@drakenstein.gov.za Overhead Lines and Cables
Mr. E. AndrewsTel: 021 807 4673Email: EmileA@drakenstein.gov.za Energy Efficiency and awareness
Mr. B. Tsobze:Tel: 021 807 4681 Email: Brice.Tsobze@drakenstein.gov.za Wellington and Surrounding towns.
Mr. E. ErasmusTel: 021 8076294Email: Eben.Erasmus@drakenstein.gov.za Support Services
Mr.B. MatjanTel: 021 8074660Email: Bradley.Matjan@drakenstein.gov.za Electrical planning and design
Planning and preparing cost estimation for:
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE MANAGER:Mr. Willem AlbertynTel: 021 807 4663Fax: 021 870 1912Email: Willie.Albertyn@drakenstein.gov.za
For English click here For Afrikaans click hereCo Generator Application Form click hereApplication process - Drakenstein Guidelines for Embedded Generation click here APPLICATION FORM CAN BE HANDED IN AT RECEPTION OR FAXED TO:
Mr L LaingTel: 021 807 7746 Fax to email: 086 645 6457 Email: LeonL@drakenstein.gov.za
Ms N TshulaTel: 021 807 4669 Fax to email: 086 606 9808 Email: Ncikazi.Tshula@drakenstein.gov.za
Mrs A AdamsTel: 021 807 4684 Fax to email: 086 269 9587Email: Alvihra.Adams@drakenstein.gov.za
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