Power restored following major Tshwane outage

Power restored following major Tshwane outage

Eskom says it has successfully replaced the voltage transformer at the Babelegi substation in Temba, Hammanskraal, after an explosion. 

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The explosion took place on Monday evening.

As a result, the power supply has been fully restored to all the affected areas in Hammanskraal and its surroundings. 

Eskom spokesperson Daphne Mokwena says the power utility's team is working on repairing the outstanding main line, including the conductor and the damaged insulators.

The outage affected about 95,000 customers in Tshwane. 

Affected areas included Mathibestad, Makapanstad, GaMotla, Eersterus, Stinkwater, Dilopye, Suurman, Majaneng, Sekampaneng, Mashimong, Bridgeview, Kudube, Temba, Rens, Hans Kekana and Hammanskraal West.


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