ABOUT US

MIDCITY UTILITIES

MidCity Utilities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the MidCity Property Group, provides a comprehensive range of smart utility management products and solutions to the property industry.

MidCity Utilities is setting new standards for utility excellence. We are one of the market leaders in electricity reselling and recovery of water and sanitation costs.

We are proud to serve our clients with reliable Smart Metering Solutions. Thanks to MMSA (Meter Manager South Africa), we can provide our clients with numerous options.

MidCity Utilities provides a flexible solution catering for the specific needs of individual clients. Our solutions optimise the measurement of utilities consumption and related matters for retail, commercial, industrial, sectional and full title clients.

MidCity Utilities is a registered member of the Electricity Resellers Association of South Africa (ERASA), which upholds and enforces a code of conduct and legislation applicable to electricity resellers. To view our certificate, please click here

Management of our equipment, meters, applicable tariffs and developed software ensures accurate billing and reporting in a changing environment. We also manage conventional (traditional) metering and the billing thereof.

Customer care personnel are available on the phone for support and guidance 24/7. Clients can access our portal for statements and invoice history at any time.

Midcity CORPORATE VALUES

We strive to give our clients consistent, professional service. With a strong emphasis on integrity and the innovative use of technology, we believe we can provide a sustainable, holistic service experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How can I purchase pre-paid electricity?

By making use of one of the following:

  • MidCity Utilities App
  • MidCity Utilities Website
  • Internet Banking
  • Unipin vouchers
Where can I buy a Unipin voucher?
  • Unipin vouchers can be purchased at registered retailers, garages and other suppliers.
How do I load a Unipin voucher?
  • When providing your pre-paid meter number to the cashier, the pre-paid purchase will transfer over to the meter automatically.
  • If you do not provide your meter number to the cashier and you receive the voucher slip, you must follow the steps as set out thereon.
  • Make sure you are using the correct meter number.
Where do I get my meter number/meter serial number?
  • After registering with MidCity Utilities for pre-paid electricity, our Customer Care Personnel will SMS you your meter number.
  • When you register for the Mobile App or on our website, you will also be able to see your meter number.
  • Clients who also request to receive monthly statements, even though they are on pre-paid, will be able to see their meter number on their monthly statement.
  • Contact our Customer Care Personnel.
How do I see what my meter balance is?
  • Log in to either our Mobile App or website.
  • SMS the word Balance (space) meter number to 37823. You will receive an SMS with your meter balance and predicted zero balance date.
  • Use your keypad, if you have one.
Will I receive low balance warnings or notifications?
  • Yes. A low balance notification will be sent to the registered cell phone number that is loaded onto our system.
  • The low balance notification will be sent 48 hours before the calculated depletion date.
  • The depletion date received on the low balance notification, Mobile App or website is an estimation and depends on a client’s consumption habits and changes.
How do I know that credit has been loaded?

Mobile App or Website

  • The final step in the process on the Mobile App or website will indicate if the transaction was successful.
  • Transfer of credits to the meter can take approximately 10 minutes after the purchase is completed successfully.
  • On the Mobile App, website or SMS balance enquiry, it can take between 30 minutes to an hour to update the effective current balance after a purchase was made.

Internet Banking

  • Confirmation of transaction is provided by your banking service.
  • You will receive an SMS or email with the value of the token as well as the 20-digit code already loaded on your meter.
  • Purchases through Internet Banking can take approximately 30 minutes to transfer over to the meter.
  • On the Mobile App, website or SMS balance enquiry, it can take between 30 minutes to an hour to update the effective current balance after a purchase was made.

Unipin voucher

  • After following the process reflected on the voucher with your cell phone, you will receive confirmation and notification on your device.
  • Purchases through Unipin vouchers can take approximately 30 minutes to transfer over to the meter.
  • On the Mobile App, website or SMS balance enquiry, it can take between 30 minutes to an hour to update the effective current balance after a purchase was made.
My token is not loading. What do I do?