Soweto, Ivory Park affected as Eskom implements load reduction in four provinces
Eskom said on Monday it would implement load reduction in various parts of the country to prevent overloading on its network in high dense areas.
Provinces that have been affected include Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.
In Gauteng, residents in many parts of Ivory Park and Soweto will be affected from 5pm until 10pm.
Eskom started implementing load reduction to avoid overloading and damage to its infrastructure in high-density areas that are greatly affected by illegal connections, meter bypasses and vandalism.
Eskom Load Reduction Notice— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) August 3, 2020
Date: 3 August 2020
Provinces: Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Limpopo & Mpumalanga
Please see below provincial statements for details and areas that will be affected today from 17:00 until 22:00#EskomGauteng #EskomKZN #EskomLimpopo #EskomMpumalanga pic.twitter.com/Fg2ThdfWg5
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