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LOAD REDUCTION - GAUTENG
Friday, 31 July 2020: Eskom is implementing load reduction from 05:00 – 09:00
(tomorrow morning, Saturday  1 August 2020) to avoid network overloading in high density areas.
 
Below is a list of affected areas:
Main area
Sub areas
Soweto
Chiawelo, Dhlamini, Jabavu, Jabavu Central Western, Jabulani, Klipspruit, Mofolo Central, Mofolo North, Mofolo South, Molapo, Moroka, Moroka North, Orlando Ekhaya, Orlando West, Pimville Zones 1-7 & 9, Senaoane and Zondi.
West Rand
Bekkersdal, Kagiso, Rietvallei and Sinqobile.
Vaal
Evaton Central, Evaton North, Evaton West, Lakeside, Sebokeng Zones 3,7,8,10 &12, Small Farms and Stretford.
 
During the load reduction implementation, customers are urged to switch off all their electrical appliances to avoid power surges when power returns.  Failure to do so may lead to transformer trips or failures, and damages to household appliances when supply is restored. 
 
Please do not log a fault during this period. 
 
Communities are encouraged to report meter bypasses, illegal connections and vandalism of the electricity infrastructure on the Eskom Crime-Line number: 0800 11 27 22.
 
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