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LOAD REDUCTION - GAUTENG
Thursday, 2 July 20: We are implementing load reduction from 05:00 – 09:00
(tomorrow morning) to avoid network overloading in high density areas that are prone to illegal connections, meter bypasses and vandalism of electricity infrastructure.
 
Affected Areas:
Soweto
Chiawelo, Dhlamini, Jabulani, Klipriviersoog, Mapetla, Molapo, Moroka, Naledi, Phiri, Protea North, Protea South, Protea Glen, Senaoane, Bram Fishcerville, Dobsonville, Dobsonville Gardens, Doornkop, Emdeni, Lufhereng, Meadowlands, Protea North, Protea South, Protea Glen, Thulani,  Vlakfontein and Zuurbult .
 
Vaal
Boipatong, Powerville, Sharpville, Tshepiso, Vanderbijlpark N.E.3, Vereeniging, Althea AH, Ennerdale South, Geluksdal AH, Kanana Park and Orange Farm.
 
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. 
 
Report illegal connections on the Eskom Crime-Line number: 0800 11 27 22.
 
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