Tuesday, 19 July 2022: Eskom technicians are currently on site at the Sebokeng substation in the Vaal following a major shutdown (supply interruption) caused by a burnt transformer. This incident occurred last night, 18 July 2022 at around 21h42. The shutdown at the substation has left customers in Golden Gardens, Sebokeng Zones 10, 13 14,16, 17, 18, 21 & 24 and Polokong without power supply.
The power utility is conducting a site assessment to determine the extent of the damages, resources and material required for repair work, and supply restoration to the affected customers. Eskom assures customers that though at this stage it is unable to determine the time of restoration, it is working hard to ensure that the power supply is restored as soon as it is possible to do so. In the interest of safety, customers are advised to treat all electrical appliances as live at all times during the power supply outage.